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About Jodhpur – The Sun City

Jodhpur commonly recognized as the Sun City because of the bright sunny days throughout the year. Being the second largest city of the colorful land of Rajasthan, this Sun City with its blue colored walls and buildings is better known as the Blue City as well.
Founded by Rao Jodha in 15th Century this princely city is another fascinating destination of Rajasthan. Owning a spectacular historic background, this city is known for its extraordinary aura and splendid constructions that include the great historic monuments, the mesmerizing forts, and the dazzling palaces and plenty of other magnificent architectural marvels. It’s a city that just not fascinates its visitors with its architectural marvels but also with the colorful festivals, marvelous fairs and cultural celebrations. Being a gateway to the Great Indian Thar Desert, Jodhpur captivates the hearts of the people from all over the world.

About Jodhpur and It's Tourism

The second largest city of the most colorful state is a great fascination for the world wide travelers. The blue walls and houses, the massive forts and magnificent palaces, the lively markets captivate the hearts of the people from all over the world. Being one of the prominent tourist places, the elegant palaces and the architectural marvels of temples around the city add on to the remarkable splendor. The amazing handicrafts, traditional folk dance and folk music, the colorful ethnic attire, the finger licking spicy food and the vivid festivals glorify this beautiful land.The magnificent Mehrangarh Fort is the biggest attraction of Jodhpur, attracting plenty of people every year, this massive fort is one of the largest forts in India yet well preserved. Attracting travelers from all over the world, Jodhpur is a must visit city in any tour of Rajasthan.

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The beautiful bazaars of Jodhpur with tie-and-dye textiles, embroidered leather shoes, lacquer ware, antiquities, carpets and puppets, the colorful Rajasthani textiles, clay figurines and classic silver jewelry and the most crucial tailored Jodhpur jacket are another alluring aspect of Jodhpur.
Accessibility to Jodhpur: Jodhpur can be reached by the Jodhpur Military Airport and the wide network of national railway and by roads.
Best time to visit: Jodhpur can be explored in any part of the year yet the suggested time period is August to March. Jodhpur Stay The Jodhpur hotels are very much in budget to all their travelers offering a comfortable stay and satisfactory services.

About Top Attractions of Jodhpur

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Mehrangarh Fort

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One of the most magnificent forts of Rajasthan, Mehrangarh Fort stands a hundred feet in splendor on a perpendicular cliff and four hundred feet above the sky line of Jodhpur. Founded by Rao Jodha in 1459, this mesmerizing fort is build with red sand stones with a strange haunting beauty. The several palaces, huge courtyards act as another attraction of Mehrangarh Fort. Yet this mesmerizing fort is the most fascinating fort of Rajasthan.

Umaid Bhawan and Palace

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The youngest palace of India was built by Maharaja Umaid Singh of Rathore Dynasty. Being one of the largest private residence palace, is the symbol of magnificent Rajasthan’s heritage and new Jodhpur. Perched on Chittar Hill, this magnificent fort and palace can be explored as a architectural monument, as a museum that reflects the rich culture and heritage and also as a hotel.

Jaswant Thada

Known as the ‘Taj Mahal’ of Mewar, this cenotaph was constructed by Maharaja Sardar Singh as a memorial to his father, Maharaja Jaswant Singh II. One of the most beautiful architectural marvels, this Jaswant Thada is made up of white marble. Built as a temple like structure including the dazzling domes and fine sculptures, this magnificent Jaswant Thada was built in 1899.

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Activities in Jodhpur: Jodhpur is a major hub of cultural ethics; as per the point of interests of Jodhpur, one can go for Jodhpur Sightseeing Tour, Jodhpur Food Tour to taste the traditional Rajasthani cuisine, Jodhpur shopping Tour to get some traditional and colorful clothing. One must not forget to include the exploration to Ghanta Ghar of Jodhpur in their sightseeing tour. Other activities in Jodhpur include the Osian Resort Camps and Mewar Desert Camps. Both of them are located in an average of 70-80km of distance and provide a great experience of royal camp life. With some entertaining cultural programs, these two camps will make your day.

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