Mandore was the ancient capital of Marwar, before the formation of Jodhpur. It lies towards the north of Jodhpur, just 8 Kms from the main city. Historically, this place quite rich and holds importance. Besides that, there are a number of other things in this famous excursion of Jodhpur, Rajasthan that attract tourists.
The most known attractions of Mandore are:
The extensive Mandore gardens, with their high rocky terrace, are a popular local attraction.
The Hall of Heroes:
It is dedicated to various deities and fabled Rajput folk heroes. There are sixteen huge figures, carved out of a single rock and painted in bright colors.
This is the shrine of 330 million Gods, filled with brightly colored images of various Hindu Gods and Folk Deities.
The Royal Cenotaphs:
The cenotaphs of Jodhpur's former rulers are set in beautifully landscaped gardens of Mandore.
Greenery of this place makes Mandore an oasis in the vast desert of Rajasthan.