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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.List of Lake in India List of lakes in India
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  • The lakes are the cooling bowls of this city.. the breeze here is awesome. The boat rides are also good and a recommended . loved the trip here,,, 
  • The lakes are the coling bowls of this city.. the scenic beauty the boat rides are just awesome. loved the trip here,,, 
  • The Lake is part of the reserve, adjacent to Jaswant Thadou. There are guided tours, but only with a guide. It is a good idea to inform them in advance. I recommend especially for observing and photographing birds, or flora. The rest of the people will be stayčit views of the Lake from the above-mentioned monument.
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  • Himalayan drops of hydrogen di oxide through indra gandhi canal blessing jodhpur from drought ever ever ever n many years to come
  • Oasis in the rugged desert surrounded by small rocky hills. Evening and sunset views are the best. Boating and restaurants are available.
  • Beautiful lake but poorly maintained.
  • Not so clean but a nice place to go in the evening
  • Its a good place . you will gonna love the silence of this lake.