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Jodhpur - At a glance

Founded in :

1459

Founded By :

Rao Jodha

State :

Rajasthan

Best Time to Travel :

October to March

Language :

Hindi, English and Rajasthani

Religion :

Hindu, Islam, Jainism, Sikhism

Temperature :

Summer (36 o C to 46 o C) & Winter (10 o C to 24 o C)

Climate :

Extreme

Cuisine :

Rajasthani food and Different country foods

How to Reach :-

By Air

It is considered as the most convenient and appropriate way to reach this city. Jodhpur is very-well connected with all the major Indian cities like Delhi, Jaipur and many others. It has domestic and terminal for large number of flights to various destinations on regular basis. You can get connecting flights to major international destinations from Delhi, which makes your journey much comfortable.

By Road

To reach Jodhpur, roadways is regarded as the most convenient option as this city is very well-connected with all the major cities in India like Udaipur, Jaipur, Bikaner, Jaisalmer and many more. At the same time, by hiring car for rental service allows you to the see all the major tourist attractions in and around Jodhpur.

By Rail

Jodhpur is very well-connected by rail service with all the major cities in India like Jaipur, Bikaner, Jaisalmer and many more that enables you reach this beautiful city very easily.

About Jodhpur

Would you like to take the essence of royalty? Well then Jodhpur can be one place on your list of places that you want to visit. This is the place that displays richness as well as magnificence of the royal past of India. This place is rich with palaces as well as forts and more such things that bring in the atmosphere as well as ambience of the past. This place is also referred to as Sun City of Rajasthan and one of the popular destinations among international as well as domestic travelers.

Places to Visit in Jodhpur

Mehrangarh Fort:This is one of the forts that is five kilometers long and situated on the hill top. This is actually one of the interesting as well as stunning fort to see. This fort comprises of four gates and comprises of splendid palaces.

Umaid Bhawan Palace:This is actually the palace of twentieth century which was constructed under the famine relief project which provided employment to famine struck population.

Jaswant Thada:This was developed under the meory of Maharaja Jaswant Singh II and it is the collection of royal cenotaphs constructed with white marbles. This gives an essence of various Jodhpur rulers.

Umeed garden:It is built by Maharaja Umeed Singh and it is around eighty two achers of land. This garden comprises of ashoka trees, roses, seasonal flowers, museum, fountains, library as well as zoo wherein you will be able to see various kinds of animals as well as birds.

Clock tower and Sardar Market:This is one of the major attractions of Jodhypur. This is the market that sells antique, textiles, silverware as well as handicrafts.

Raj Ranchhodji temple:This is the temple that is made up of red sandstone and it is carved through stunning filigree work.In the middle of the temple there is a statue of Ranchhodji which is made up of black marble. It was built by queen Jadechi Rajkanwar in the memory of King Jaswanth Singh her husband.

Other attractions of Jodhpur are Achal NAth Shivalaya, Ganesh Temple as well as Siddhnath Shiv temple.