Phalodi Fort, Phalodi

Known as the 'Salt City' due to its dense population by the salt industries, Phalodi is a delightful small town in the Jodhpur district, located between Jodhpur and Jaisalmer. Situated on the edge of the Great Thar Desert, this charming little village is home to some notable historical structures such as the Lal Niwas and Phalodi Fort, Phalodi, a classic example of traditional and indigenous Rajasthani architecture. Phalodi Fort is a historical site in the small town of Phalodi in Jodhpur. Phalodi Fort, Phalodi is another place that reflects the cultural richness of the city and tells about the historical period of Jodhpur.

Things to know about Phalodi Fort

Phalodi is believed to have been founded in the 15th century. In history books, this city was known for its Jain and Hindu temples. Some of these temples are believed to be over 300 years old. History of Phalodi Fort says it was built in 1488 by Rao Hammir Narawat, the grandson of Rao Suja Maharaja of Jodhpur. This fort is located on the Sadar Bazar Road in Phalodi and a distance of 135 km from Jodhpur. The fort reflects the excellent work of the Marwar artists of that time. The fortress is famous for its complex architecture.

Places to Visit near Phalodi Fort

Lal Niwas

Lal Niwas is considered the most important landmark near to Phalodi Fort. It was built in 1750.The entire garden is built entirely with red sandstone. It was once a fortress, but has been restored for commercial use. The place is very important for the interiors, the murals of the forts and the cut glass chandeliers that recall the memory of Rajwara.

Ramdevra Temple

The Ramdevra Temple is one of the most famous tourist attractions in Phalodi. This holy place is famous for its historic statue from the 8th century.

Khichan Bird Sanctuary

This Bird Sanctuary is 7 Km distance from Phalodi Fort, Jodhpur.  In recent years, this place has divorced all over the world. The person who started feeding the birds came here from only 100 wild birds, but now this proportion is growing and reaching a thousand and growing every year. Seeing wild birds is highly recommended.

Sanchaya Mata Temple and the Mahavira Temple

The Ossian temples consist of many ancient temples with carved stone carvings on the outer and inner walls from the 8th to 12th centuries. Among them, the Sanchaya Mata Temple and the Mahavira Temple are still active and in worship.

Ideal Time to Explore Phalodi Fort

Being on the edge of the desert, winter and summer are very hot here. Therefore, to visit Phalodi Fort Rajasthan, you have to come between October and March. Summers are extremely hot with a maximum temperature of 45 °C whereas, winters have a minimum temperature of 5 °C. Winter season is the best period to plan a holiday in Phalodi. This season is considered quite good and peak season for tourists.

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