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Jodhpur

The Sun City of Rajasthan, Jodhpur is the second largest city, founded by Rao Jodha in 1459 and today is the famous travel destination for best excursion. Favorably known for the amazing palaces and forts, Jodhpur calls numerous tourists to explore the glorious past concealed inside the eloquent monuments.

 

The tourist attractions of Jodhpur City include the Mehrangargh fort, Umaid Bhawan, Girdikot and Sardar Market, Government Museum, Mahamandir, Osian, Balsamund Lake and Palace and Rohet. Some local festivals of Jodhpur city that interest the visitors most, are Nag Panchami, Marwar festivals, Nav Sati, Gangaur, Veerpuri fair, Holi, Diwali. These festivals are celebrated amidst great cheer and religious fervency.


Some Major Attractions in Jodhpur

 

Mehrangarh Fort

chhattar mahal (Palace of Towers)Jodhpur without Mehrangarh Fort is simply nothing, it is the major landmark of this rajputana city. It is a 5 km long living testimony of Rajputs, located on a 125 m high hill. The forts contain several elegant palaces which are also strongly capable to enchant its visitors. Moti Mahal (Pearl Palace), Janki Mahal, Royal Darbar Takht, Rang Mahal (Color Palace), Sheesh Mahal (Mirror Palace), Phool Mahal (Flower Palace), Chandan Mahal and many more are the major constituents of this enormous Mehrangarh Fort. The majestic Mehrangarh Fort also boasts a rich museum.

 

Umaid Bhawan Palace

taragarh fortTheUmaid Bhawan Palace had been the majestic abode for the royal beings Jodhpur and now it has been turned into a 5 star heritage palace hotel. This elegant palace was built in the 20th century and was constructed to provide employment for 3000 famine stricken population of Jodhpur. The palace also houses a rich museum, called Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum.

 

Jaswant Thada

The 19th century royal cenotaph Jaswant Thada is also popular among tourists like Mehrangarh Fort and Umaid Bhawan Palace. It is a shrine which was built in the year of 1899, in the memory of Maharaja Jaswant II. Jaswant Thada is enriched and impressive with its surprisingly beautiful gardens.

 

Government Museum

The Government Museum is located inside the amazing Umaid Garden. The museum is enriched with a rich collection of armory, textiles, local crafts, miniatures and images of Jain Tirthankaras inside the vicinity of the great Umaid Garden.

 

Girdikot and Sardar Market

Jodhpur tour brings a brilliant shopping opportunity in the markets of Jodhpur. Girdikot and Sardar Market are famous shopping areas of Jodhpur. Here you can purchase handicrafts, jewelry and many Rajasthani goods.


A Quick View of Jodhpur

Founder : Rao Jodha - chief of the Rathore clan of Rajputs.
Also Called : Sun City of India or Blue City of India.
Location : Western Rajasthan
Distance : Ajmer (210), Barmer (225 km), Jaisalmer (290 km), Jaipur (325 km), Bikaner (245 km), Devigarh (223 Km), Kishangarh (244 km), Khimsar (90 Km), Mandor (9 km), Mount Abu (264 km), Pali (85 km), Ranakpur (190 km), Udaipur (275 km), Agra (563 km), Delhi (589 km).
Area : 75.5 sq km.
Population : 650,000 (approximately).
Climate : Extreme climate and scanty rainfall in Jodhpur conforms to the typical desert climate.
Languages : Hindi, Rajasthani, Marwari and English
Major Attractions : Mehrangarh Fort, Jaswant Thada, Umaid Bhawan Palace, Girdikot and Sardar Market, Museum, etc