Mandore Garden in Jodhpur
Mandore is a major tourist destination of Jodhpur. Founded back in the 6th century, Mandore was earlier the capital of the Rajputana Kingdom. Set at a distance of 9 km from Jodhpur city, Mandore Garden is a major tourist attraction of Jodhpur.
Mandore Garden is built around the royal cenotaphs (Chhatris) of the Rathore rulers. The natural charm of the garden makes it truly alluring. The garden is immensely beautiful and is studded with temples, lawns, galleries and high rock terraces.
It also has a Government museum where one can find various artifacts belonging to the bygone era. The star attraction of the garden is the temple dedicated to 330 million gods. The temple houses pictures of various Hindu Gods who are worshipped all over India and abroad.
Mandore Garden also has a gallery where one can find beautifully carved pillars and sculptures of Lord Krishna and the Gopies. The site also has a ‘Hall of Heroes’ which has 15 figures carved out of a rock wall. These figures depict images of Hindu deities or local Rajput heroes on horseback.