Ghanta Ghar is also known as Clock tower is a popular landmark in the old city – Jodhpur. The vibrant Sardar Market is a famous shopping zone of Jodhpur which is close to the Ghanta Ghar, and narrow alleys lead from here to a bazaar selling spices, Indian sweets, textiles, vegetables, silver, and handicrafts. This is a great place to ramble around at leisure. Ghanta Ghar is the busiest place in Jodhpur due to Sadar Market. Ghanta Ghar in Jodhpur was constructed by late Maharaja Sardar Singh in between 1880 and 1991; it is more of architectural delight.
Ghanta Ghar is a good example of 19th Century stone masonry. It is completely made of sandstone, in harmony with the sandstone of the Mehrangarh Fort in the background. One can also check out the vibrant market area for curious, as the entire region is known for selling a wide and fine range of handicrafts, such as Rajasthani sarees and kurtas, local crafts, bangles, souvenirs, and much more. Crammed with more than 7000 small and big shops, the entire area is a shopaholic’s dream come true. For anyone in the city looking for shopping options, Ghanta Ghar is just the place to be.