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Ghanta Ghar Overview

The Clock Tower of Rajasthan, or Ghanta Ghar is located near the main Sardar Market in Jodhpur. It is a historical landmark built by Maharaja Sardar Singh. The 70-foot tower, built in the 19th century, was the only way locals could track time in the past. The tower is built of red sandstone, typical of Jodhpur's architecture. It features clocks on all four sides and intricate carvings in the traditional Rajput style.

Visit the top of the tower to enjoy panoramic views of the city. Roam around the bustling Sardar market and revel in the cultural and traditional charm of the old city. Ghanta Ghar is a significant heritage landmark of the city, and one must not miss out on checking out this site when on Jodhpur trip.

Highlights

• Admire the 19th Century historical landmark, Ghanta Ghar of Jodhpur and its red stone structure.
• Go on top of the Ghanta Ghar and enjoy panoramic views of the entire city of Jodhpur.
• Relish in local Rajasthani delicacies like Mirchi Bada, Kachori, and Mawa Kachori, near the Clock Tower area.
• Shop the best handicrafts, souvenirs, and other things at very reasonable prices from the local shops
• Stroll around in the Old City and enjoy the charm and vibrant vibes of the Blue City.

How To Reach

Clock Tower or Ghanta Ghar is located in the beginning of the old city of Jodhpur, near Sardar Market. It is approximately 4 km from the city centre.

1 By Taxi/Rickshaw: Hire a taxi or take a rickshaw to reach the site. It is 4 km from the city centre and a 10 to 15-minute drive from there. 

2 By Bus: You can also commute by local buses, which is a less convenient but affordable mode of transport. Take a bus going to the old city and get off at the Ghanta Ghar or Rawaton ka Bass, and walk up to Ghanta Ghar.

3 By Foot: Reach Ghanta Ghar from the city centre of Jodhpur by walking. It is a bit of a long walk of 30 minutes via Station Road, but you can stroll in the city and explore the streets of Jodhpur.

Best Time To Visit

The historical landmark, Ghanta Ghar is open from morning 10 AM to 6 PM. The entry is free for all visitors. 

1 Best Season to Visit: Jodhpur is a hot city, so the best season to visit Ghanta Ghar is in the winter season, from October to February. Winters are very beautiful and pleasant for walking in the streets. Avoid going in the peak summer season.

2 Best Day of the Week: Sardar Market and Ghanta Ghar are very busy areas of the city, always bustling with crowds. Visit any day at your convenience and experience the vibrant charm of the city and the Clock Tower.

3 Best Time of the Day: Visit Ghanta Ghar during the opening hours or late afternoon to witness the beauty of the place and enjoy the panoramic views of the city. It is advisable not to visit in the afternoon, as the city's temperature is a little high.

Other Essential Information

  • Dress in breathable cotton clothes, if going during the summer season.
  • Wear walking shoes for easy strolling in the streets.
  • Take care of your belongings and do not litter on the streets.
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