Jodhpur Tourism At a glance…..
Bal Saman Palace
Many a times you must have dreamt of staying in a huge, royal palace on the sea-shore or on the banks of river or if not both at least a palace facing the water reservoir. There is such a palace of Mandore in Rajasthan. The 19th Century sandstone palace built on a hillock facing Balsammand Lake is one of such places that’s definitely going to win your hear. The palace was created by Maharajah Sur singh ji, as a summer pavilion. It is very finely carved with latticed windows that allow the soft, cool breeze to blow into the interiors of the palace. The embankments of the lake, in front of the palace, have domed structure that offers fabulous views of the lake encircled by hills. An artificial cascading waterfall, brings water down from the reservoir to the gardens.
Machia Safari Park…
It lies on the way to Jaisalmer about 1km from Kailana Lake. The key fauna of the Safari Park includes deer, desert fox, monitor lizard, blue bells, rabbits, wild cats, mongoose, monkeys etc. There is also a large number of birds, which can be seen from an exclusive bird watching point. It is located among the rocky hilly terrain that surrounds the Jodhpur City.