Kaylana Lake, Jodhpur

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Kaylana Lake is located 8 km west of Jodhpur in Rajasthan, India. It is an artificial lake, built by Pratap Singh in 1872. The lake spreads over an area of 84 km2. In ancient times this region had palaces and gardens made by two rulers of Jodhpur - Bhim Singh and Takhat Singh. These were destroyed to make Kaylana Lake.The lake is situated between igneous rock land formations. It receives its water from Hati Nehar (translation: elephant canal), which is further connected to the Indra Gandhi canal. The natural vegetation here mostly consists of Babool trees (Acacia nilotica), and various migratory birds such as Siberian cranes are seen here in the winter season. The city of Jodhpur and all the surrounding towns and villages depend on Kaylana lake as a source of drinking water.
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  • July 13, 2017
    A silent place where we go for picnic & photoshoot with friends. Great city view from Temple. Parking facility was developed nicely. Nice & silent place.  more »
  • June 18, 2017
    Kaylana lake is located near sidhnath mahadev mandir jodhpur rajasthan. It is beautiful lake. And most attractive place seen ever. Many couple come here to enjoy.  more »
  • June 2, 2017
    It's a pretty lake with nothing much around just hills surrounded by it the hotel out there has a beautiful view which serves good over looking the lake that is worth a try not for the food but for th...  more »

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