Jodhpur - Blue City OR Sun City OR Marwar OR Gateway of Thar

Jodhpur Travel Guide

Jodhpur, one of the most vibrant cities in the royal state of Rajasthan is a world-class tourist place where tourists from all parts of the world come to experience the royal lifestyle of Rajputs. The amazing city is located at the edge of the Thar Desert and known as a fascinating medieval city of Rajasthan. The vibrant city was founded by a Rajput king of valiant Rathore clan named Rao Jodha in 1459. Amazing architectural magnificence, lively civilization, gifted craftsmen, and lots of great shopping arcades are names a few that keep travelers spell bound and persuade them to come and explore the city again and again.  As far as the city attractions are concerned, there are a number of tourist attractions in the city known for architecture and craftsmanship. Some of the globally renowned and historical attractions of the city are :

Mehrangarh Fort Mehrangarh Fort : The heritage fort is one of the finest forts in India that is located on a steep 125 m high hillock, graciously overlooking the city. The fort is spread over an area of 5 sq. km, with seven splendid gates to enter into. The amazing fort is known for beautiful palaces Phool Mahal, the Moti Mahal and the Sheesh Mahal.

Jaswant Thada Jaswant Thada : Located on the north of Meharangarh fort, Jaswant thada is the 19th century royal cenotaph that is made of white marble.

Umaid Bhawan Palace Umaid Bhawan Palace : The most beautiful tourist attractions of Jodhpur is at a walking distance from the main city in the southeast part at the top of a hill.

Balsamand Lake and  Palace Balsamand Lake and Palace : The renowned tourist attractions is a few kilometer from the main city market. The palace is the previous summer palace on the mounds of a tranquil and peaceful Balsamand Lake.

Mandore Gardens Mandore Gardens : The tourist attraction is renowned for its extensive gardens, enormous monuments, temples, skeleton and statue. It has now converted into a popular picnic spot because of lush green lawns, rock-carved sculptures.

Mahamandir Temple Mahamandir Temple : It is one of the major attractions of Jodhpur at Mandore Road. The renowned temple is known for its 84 intricately carved pillars, festooned with comprehensive carvings of yogic postures.

In addition to this, there are a number of other attractions in the city that keeps travelers spell bound for a long time.

When it comes to accommodate in the city, it has a number of star rated hotels to luxury hotels, heritage hotels, resorts and other accommodation options. In this way, you can easily stay here within your budget.  There are also a number of restaurants and shopping malls along with old market places. Enjoying traditional Rajasthani food here is also an amazing experience.

Jodhpur is also well connected to all the major cities of the country. In this way, you can easily reach here and explore the city. book now