Jodhpur is commonly known as the Sun City. The city is located on the foothill of the sandstone hillock. The city carries many major attractions, which attract a large number of tourists through out the year. The city is located in the tranquil desert of Rajasthan. The place carries many palaces and forts of the royal family. These forts and palaces still carry the fragrance of the past golden days.
Walking on the sand dunes of Jodhpur, explore the color and beauty with the major attractions of Jodhpur:-
Mehrangarh Fort: the fort was built in 1459 on 150m high hill. It was built by Rao Jodha, the chief of Rathore clan. The fort carries several palaces, galleries, a museum and temple as the attractions. The fort is the most magnificent fort of Jodhpur.
Umaid Bhavan Palace: The Umaid Bhavan Palace was built by Maharaja Umaid Singh in 20th century. A part of the palace has now been turned into museum and hotels.
Jaswant Thada: Jaswant Thada is made up of white marble lying left of the Mehrangarh fort complex. It was built in the memory of Jaswant Singh. The place carries the portraits of the rulers of Jodhpur.
Jodhpur is considered to be the second largest city of India. The people of Jodhpur are quite famous for giving a warm hospitality, in all over India. The culture is quite fascinating and the local language is of marwari accent. The camel in the Thar Desert is a unique experience. The dress worn by man and women are also very amazing to see.
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