Information

Our Address:

Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India

Distance

8313.1 KM

Place Type

History, Architecture

You'll love for

Palaces, Forts, Shopping

Best Visiting Time

Jul - Mar

elevation

231 m

Language

Hindi, Rajasthani, English

Area

78.6 kmĀ²

Population

10.3 Lakhs (2011)

Description

Jodhpur, also known as Blue City, is the second largest city in Rajasthan and it is also called "Gateway to Thar". It is famous for its magnificent forts and palaces such as Mehrangarh Fort, Umaid Bhavan Palace, Jaswant Thada, and Rao Jodha bagh. Mehrangarh fort is UNESCO Heritage site and is among one of the largest forts in India. Jodhpur was founded by the Rajput chief Rao Jodha in 1459. Earlier, it was the capital of the Marwar state. It is divided into two parts - the new city and the old city. The old city is separated by a10 km long wall surrounding it. The new city is located outside the wall. Apart from the forts and palaces, the city offers a lot for his travelers. Shopping for antique silver jewelry, eat Mirchi vada and pyaaz ki kachori, shopping handcrafted embroidered juttis, and colorful bandhani sarees from famous Nai Sarak and Sardar Market. visit the vintage car museum at Umaid Bhawan Palace. Feel village life of Jodhpur by village safari or go in the desert on a camel safari. Go camping in luxury tents or stay at a heritage hotel. When it comes to activities, there is no shortage of things to do in Jodhpur.

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