The second major city of Rajasthan, Jodhpur is additionally the second most populated city of Rajasthan after Jaipur. The city was instituted in 1459 by the Rathore Rajput Ruler, Rao Jodha Singh of Marwar. The city was instituted as Marwar’s new capital after the fall of the former capital of Mandore. Jodhpur is also known as the “Blue City” as it acknowledges because of houses surround Mehrangarh Forts are painted in blue. This City is also is known as the “Sun City” as it acknowledges as splendid radiant weather the entire year. Deliberately, it is conceived to be the most crucial city of western Rajasthan as it situated just at a separation of 250 kilometers from the Indo-Pakistan border.
Additionally, the city lies in the focal point of Rajasthan, Jodhpur is a vital tourist spot also. Jodhpur has been recorded in different tourism magazines and documentaries and has topped the desolate planet’s list of most remarkable place to live. The different hill forts, castles, and the old walled city, Desert Camping, Sightseeing and it’s well-known Festivals like, Desert Kite Festival, Marwar Festival, etc are only a bunch of attractions that superb city offers to tourist.
Attractions: Mehrangarh Fort, Umaid Bhawan Palace & Museum, Jaswant Thada, Sardar Government Museum, Mandore Garden, Balsamand Lake, Rao Jodha Desert Park, Ghanta Tower/ Clock Tower, Mahamandir, Sardar Samand Lake & Palace, etc…..
Best Time to visit: The best time to visit Jodhpur is from October to March.
Peak Season: December to January.
How to Reach
- By Air: The city has its own airport which is 5 km away from the city center. The airport is domestic which is well connected with the major cities of India. International tourist can get flights to reach here from Delhi.
- By Road: The state transport buses are available from all the nearby cities and private vehicles are also available for Jodhpur. Tourist also gets private deluxe buses and hire taxis also from major cities India.