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Jaswant Thada
Jaswant Thada
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between 1897 and 1899

Area related : Jodhpur

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The Jaswant Thada is a memorial built by Sardar Singh in 1899 in memory of Maharja Jaswant Singh II.
The monument, in its entirety, is built out of intricately carved sheets of marble. These stones are extremely thin and polished so that they emit a warm glow when the sun's rays dance across their surface.

Within this cenotaph, there are also two more tombs. The Jaswant Thada is a traditional cremation ground of Jodhpur rulers. The grounds also include exquisitely carved gazebos, a beautiful multi-tiered garden, and a small lake.
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