Ranked 6 among Places to Visit in Jodhpur
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The Ghanta Ghar in Jodhpur is a magnificent clock tower in the centre of the city, built by Maharaja Sardar Singh about 200 years ago. Known as the clock tower of Rajasthan, it is a popular landmark that signifies the start of Old Jodhpur. The tower offers a brilliant panoramic view of the city from the top. The area surrounding this imposing structure is bustling with locals presenting all sorts of products and services, making it the busiest and largest marketplace of Jodhpur. The markets and the tower are a must visit for travellers who want to witness and experience the culture and people of Jodhpur.
The clock tower is surrounded by street markets, with the most famous amongst them being Sardar Market, named after the late king. One can find a variety of people in this locality, representing all walks of life. At night, the tower comes to life when it is all lit up, making for a glorious end to a day well spent at this bountiful market.
Air: Jodhpur Airport is also located about 5.5 kilometres away from Ghanta Ghar. Tourists can hire a taxi and head to the attraction via Civil Airport Road – Airport Road/ NH 62/ SH 61 – Ratanada Road – Nai Sadak Circle – Nai Sadak Road. Ghanta Ghar is about 800 metres ahead from Nai Sadak Circle.
Rail: The Jodhpur Railway Station is located barely 2 kilometres away from the Clock Tower. Tourists taking a train ride to Jodhpur can reach Ghanta Ghar in about 15 minutes from the Railway Junction (via Station Road – Nai Sadak Road).
Road: Jodhpur Bus Station is located 5.5 kilometres away. Travellers wanting to head straight to the attraction can take the route via Pal Road – Residency Road – Chopasni Road – MG Hospital Road – Nai Sadak Road.
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