Ghanta Ghar

Ghanta Ghar

  • Jodhpur
  • Rajasthan
  • India
  • Timings 10 00 AM - 6 00 PM
  • Time Required Around 1 hour
  • Entry Fee No entry fee

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Ghanta Ghar, Jodhpur Overview

Built in the ancient era, Ghanta Ghar or the Clock Tower is a prominent landmark in the city of Jodhpur. It was built by Maharaja Sardar Singh. This clock tower has a massive height of 100 feet and boasts the intricate carvings on its exterior. It has a dome located exactly over the clock that is carved in a Rajasthani style of architecture. 

 

Why Is It Famous:-

 

1) Jodhpur Ghanta Ghar was built in the ancient times and its architecture narrates the skills of engineering in the bygone times. It took a span of 2 years for the completion of this renowned landmark. Today, it stands in a bustling market that is known by the name of Sardar Market. It bears the name of the ruler who built the massive structure of Ghanta Ghar.

 

2) Sardar Market is a lively locale where tourists can buy the different souvenirs. These souvenirs include the miniature clay elephants and horses, Rajasthani paintings etc. Also, the footwear, jewelry, clothes etc. are also purchased at Sardar Market.

 

Best Time To Visit:-

 

Jodhpur Ghanta Ghar is located in a busy area which is visited by millions of people on a daily basis. Therefore, there is no special day or event for paying a visit to this amazing clock tower. It can be visited during any time of the day and year.

 

Reaching There:-

 

Jodhpur Ghanta Ghar can be easily visited by any means of transport. Due to its location in the market, the rickshaws are considered as the appropriate mode for visiting the place. A person can even walk to the place as well. 

 

Nearest Railway Station:- Jodhpur Junction

 

Nearest Airport:- Jodhpur Airport

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