The famous stepwell in Jodhpur, known as Toorji Ka Jhalra Jodhpur, one of the city’s most impressive wells and a relic of Jodhpur’s architectural history. Toorji ka jhalra Jodhpur Popular for photos, this restored 18th-century stepwell features intricate sandstone carvings. Toorji Ka Jhalra (Toorji’s Step Well) was built in Jodhpur in the 1740s by a Queen, Maharaja Abhay Singh’s Consort, continuing an age-old tradition that Royal women would build public water works.
Toorji Ka Jhalra was built during the reign of Maharaja Abhai Singh Rathore. He ruled Jodhpur between 1724 and 1749. During that time, the female members of the Royal families, especially the Queens, would participate and head projects to build public water works. Maharaja Abhai Singh Rathore’s wife, the Queen of Marwar (Jodhpur) headed this project and thus Toorji Ka Jhalra was built in the 1740s and was used by the locals for centuries till the city underwent modernization and the well was completely abandoned. In order to restore this historical heritage, the debris inside the well were cleared and the waterbody was cleaned up. The place has, ever since, been recognized as a tourist attraction. Must Read : https://www.jcrcab.com/surpura-dam-jodhpur/
Carved with Jodhpur’s characteristic rose red sandstone, in Rajput architecture, the walls of the stepwell are engraved with carvings of dancing elephants, mediaeval lions & cows; and niches that hold sculptures of deities revered in those times.
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