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Toorji Ka Jhalra Bavdi Overview

Built in the 18th century, the Toorji Ka Jhalra Bavdi is known to be one of the iconic step wells of Jodhpur. This is a stunning architectural marvel not only for its architecture but also for being a major water source. The Toorji Ka Jhalra Bavdi is known for its intricate carvings that feature Hindu deities from Mahabharat and Ramayana. 

Known to be a go-to spot to beat the heat, this step well is also a prominent venue hosting traditional performances. So you have a high possibility of getting a glimpse of dance and musical performances. The Toorji Ka Jhalra Bavdi is not only an architectural marvel but also has a cultural significance to showcase the fine prowess in work and dedication. This well was built in the 18th century by Maharaj Abhay Singh and ever since then, it has been a major source of freshwater for the locals. Be sure to include a visit to this historic site in your Jodhpur packages to appreciate its cultural and architectural heritage.

Highlights

• Watch a local cultural performance, either a dance or a musical performance near the stepwell. 
• Admire the intricate architecture of the Toorji Ka Jhalra Bavdi by exploring its premises. 
• Dive into the cold water of the Toorji Ka Jhalra Bavdi to escape from a long and sunny day. 
• Take a guided tour to know more about the Toorji Ka Jhalra Bavdi, its history and the architecture. 
• Click pictures of the Toorji Ka Jhalra Bavdi and carry home a unique souvenir frozen in time. 
• Check out the stunning views of the city from the top of the Mehrangarh fort after exploring it. 

How To Reach

1 By Car: The Toorji Ka Jhalra Bavdi is 10 km from the city center, it will take 22 min via the NH 62 route.

2 By Train/Metro: Take a train to Jodhpur station which is 10 kilometers away from the Toorji Ka Jhalra Bavdi. You can reach the activity location from the train station with a 31-minute walk.

Best Time To Visit

The Toorji Ka Jhalra Bavdi is open throughout the year, so you can plan your visit to the park at any time of the year. 

  • The best season will be the winter season from November to February as this is the time when the climate is favourable. 
  • The best day in the week will be the weekdays due to the high possibility of experiencing less crowds when you visit. 
  • The best time of the day will be morning as the weather will not be too intense and is a great time to explore the premises. 

Other Essential Information

  • Although there are no direct buses to reach the Toorji Ka Jhalra Bavdi, you can find auto rickshaws and cabs to drop you. 
  • You do not require an entry fee to enter the premises of the Toorji Ka Jhalra Bavdi. 
  • The Toorji Ka Jhalra Bavdi is open round the clock, but we recommend visiting in the morning. 
  • You can include the Toorji Ka Jhalra Bavdi as a part of a tourist itinerary, if you are planning to visit Jodhpur. 
  • Do not drop any litter in the premises of the Toorji Ka Jhalra Bavdi as it can spoil the premises. 
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