Jodhpur is a popular tourist destination is also known as Blue City because many houses in old city are colour blue.
Jodhpur is a popular tourist destination is also known as 'Sun City' due to its weather, Jodhpur is also called 'Blue City' because many houses in old city are colour blue.
One of the largest cities in Rajasthan, Jodhpur is best-known for the majestic Mehrangarh Fort.
The city was located on the planned road linking Delhi to Gujarat which enabled it to profit from a prosperous trade in opium, copper, silk, sandals, dates and coffee. Under the rule of Maharaja Umed Singh, Jodhpur grew into an excellent modern city. During the rule of the British, Jodhpur went on to become the largest city in Rajputana. It thrived under the British; its merchants, the Marwaris, prospered and came to occupy a leading position in trade all over India.
The bazaars of Jodhpur are a treasure trove of tie-and-dye textiles, embroidered leather shoes, lacquer-ware, antiques, carpets and puppets to the attractive Rajasthani textiles, clay figurines and classic silver jewelry.
Attractions in Jodhpur
Located on an impregnable hill 125 meters above Jodhpur, the Mehrangarh Fort is one of the most famous forts in India and is steeped in history and legends. The Mehrangarh Fort still bears the imprints of cannon attacks by the Jaipur armies at its second gate. Sculpted and robust, the fort is known for its exquisite lattice windows, sculpted panels, windows and finely decorated walls by Moti Mahal, Phool Mahal and Sheesh Mahal.
Umaid Bhavan Palace
Umaid Bhawan Palace was built by Maharaja Umaid Singh in 1929 to counter a famine that had hit the state at that time.
The building was designed by HV Lanchester, a famous British architect, and was completed in 16 years.
Built with sandstone and marble, the architecture of the building is a blend of lando-Saracen style, classic revival and Western déco art, it is known as one of the largest private houses in the world.
The Palace has 347 rooms and is the main residence of the former royal family Jodhpur. A museum that shows the works of art of the royal age.
Considered one of the best architectural monuments of Jodhpur, Jaswant Thada is a short distance from the mighty Mehrangarh Fort. Jaswant Thada is an empty memorial tomb built in honor of Maharaja Jaswant Singh in the year 1899. The structure is constructed of white marble and consists of many portraits of the kings of Rathore. A multi-level garden and a small lake are also part of the complex.
Clock Tower and Sadar Bazaar
The Clock Tower or Ghanta Ghar is an important and popular place to see in Jodhpur. Located in the old town, near the Sardar market, it is a high colossal tower built by Maharaja Sardar Singh during his domination between 1880 and 1911. Since the construction of this structure, the place became the landmark of the city.
The nearby Sardar market or Sadar Market is a great way to explore local life by buying local crafts. At night the clock is illuminated by beautiful lights and looks incredible.
Mandore Gardens is one of the best parks to visit in Jodhpur. Mandore has a history dating back to the 6th century, which is prior to the creation of Jodhpur as a city.
The garden houses a museum, a "Hall of Heroes" and a temple dedicated to the 33 Hindu gods of the gods.
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Golden Triangle with Classic Rajasthan
Tour 20 Days / 19 Nights
With the Golden Triangle and Classic Rajasthan tour you will visit the main attractions of Rajashan and the Golden Triangle in India discover the forts and historic cities of India and include a Jeep Safari in Ranthambore Park and a camel trek throug
Golden Rajasthan Tour
Tour 9 Days / 8 Nights
With Golden Rajasthan tour with private driver you can discover the main attractions in Rajasthan: Jaipur, Mandawa, Bikaner, Jodhpur and Udaipur. You will discover the ancient culture and traditions of India.
Classic Rajasthan tour
Tour 14 Days / 13 Nights
Rajasthan Classic tour to discover the famous indian cities in Rajasthan as Delhi, Jaipur, Pushkar, Udaipur, Ranakpur, Jodhpur, Jaisalmer, Bikaner and Mandawa.
Exotic Rajasthan Tour
Tour 13 Days / 12 Nights
Exotic Rajasthan tour with driver for discover the best of Rajasthan: Jaipur, Pushkar, Udaipur, Monte Abu, Jodhpur, Jaislamer, Bikaner and Mandawa
Tour 10 Days / 9 Nights
Rajasthan tour is a tour with driver for discover the main attractions of Rajasthan as Jaipur, Pushkar, Udaipur, Mount Abu and Jodhpur. This tour leaves and returns from Jaipur.
Rajasthan Tour with Varanasi
Tour 15 Days / 14 Nights
Tour with driver in Rajasthan and visit of Mandawa, Bikaner, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Udaipur, Pushkatr, Jaipur, Agra and extension to Varanasi
Perfect Rajasthan with Varanasi
Tour 22 Days / 21 Nights
Perfect Rajasthan tour allows you to visit all the most famous attractions of Rajasthan with extensions of the tour to Varanasi by train from Agra
Rajasthan village tour
Tour 20 Days / 19 Nights
Our Rajasthan Village Tour will give you the chance to discover the most beautiful attractions in Rajasthan and explore the culture of the ancient Indian villages.
Golden Triangle with Jodhpur and Jaisalmer
Tour 10 Days / 9 Nights
Tour with driver in the cities of the Golden Triangle with visit of Delhi, Agra and Taj Mahal, Jaipur. Extension to Jodhpur and Jaisalmer where you can experience Bedouin life sleeping in the desert.
Other destinations in Rajasthan
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Often referred to as the Venice of the East, Udaipur is known as the centre for performing arts and crafts in Rajasthan
Jaipur is Rajasthan’s biggest city also kwow as the Pink City due to the distinct color of its buildings,
Jaisalmer, the desert city, is also called the Golden city thanks to the color it gets from the yellow sandstone
Bikaner ancient caravan city of Rajasthan preserves unaltered the medieval atmosphere and is gathered around the high walls at the limits of the Thar desert.
Ranthambhore National Park
Ranthambore National Park is one of the largest and most famous National Parks in India where you can see the tigers.
Kumbhalgarh in Rajasthan is famous for its magnificent monuments royal chhatris and glorious palaces.
Ranakpur seen from a distance looks like a green spot with the hills woven one inside the other that preserve the beautifully carved temple of Chaturmukha Adinath Temple.
Capital of the erstwhile kingdom of Mewar, Chittorgarh is located on the banks of river Gambhiri in the Chittorgarh district of Rajasthan.
The city of Ajmer gets its name from Ajay Meru. Roughly translated, it means ‘invincible hills.
Pushkar is different from any other city in Rajasthan is a magnetic spot and Hindu pilgrimage destination.
Mandawa is a small town located in the heart of the Shekhawati region, in Rajasthan, famous in India for the type of fort and haveli
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Mount Abu is the only hill station in Rajasthan located 475 km from Jaipur
Abhaneri is a recommended stop on the way from Agra to Jaipur, a small village famous for the Chand Baori, a spectacular stairwell.
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