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The Sun city was founded by the chief of the Rathore Clan - Rao Jodha, in 1459. It is also known as the Blue city, in the old city area almost all the houses are painted blue. The city is second largest city of Rajasthan, so you find vast range of hotels & restaurants there.
 

How to reach Jodhpur

By Road :: There frequent  deluxe & express buses in every 30 minutes from Jaipur, & regular buses from Udaipur, Ajmer, Bikaner, Delhi, Jaisalmer & Ahmedabad.

By Rail :: There are few express trains to/from Jodhpur. The Jodhpur-Jaisalmer Express leaves every night at 11:15 PM  & arrives Jaisalmer at 5:05 AM, the same returns to Jodhpur at 11:15 PM & reaches at 5:15 AM. The Mandore Express leaves Jodhpur at 7:30 PM 7 arriving in Delhi at 6:30 AM.  The Intercity Express leaves to Jaipur at 5:45 AM & reaches at 10:30 AM.

By Air :: There are daily flights to Delhi via Jaipur & to Mumbai via Udaipur. The city airport is just 5 kms away from the old city.
 
Distance from major cities
Jodhpur - New Delhi 597 Kms  
Jodhpur - Mumbai 1051 Kms
Jodhpur - Jaipur 336 Kms
Jodhpur - Udaipur 260 Kms
Jodhpur - Jaisalmer 285 Kms

Places to see

Mehrangarh Fort :: The spectacular hilltop fort is situated on a 150m high hill,  state of the art Majestic fort is one of the largest forts in India & still run by the Maharaja of Jodhpur. This fort has museum which house antiques, ornaments & weapons. This fort really worth to visit.

Jaswant Thada :: This milky-white marble  cenotaph was built in 1899 in the memory of Maharaja Jaswant Singh II. It is also know as the Taj Mahal of Marwar.

Umaid Bhawan Palace :: The stunning red stone palace was built by Maharaja Umaid Singh. The palace has 347 rooms & counted among the finest palaces of India. A part of the palace is a museum now & the rest of the past is converted into a luxury hotel. You can stay there by paying a good amount.
Click on the link to know more about :: Uamid Bhawan Palace

Clock Tower & Markets :: The Clock Tower is can't be missed, Coz its the place for Shopping. The nearby Sadar Bazaar is perfect for buying handicrafts, textiles & silver.

Mandore Garden :: The beautiful garden has few Cenotaphs of Jodhpur's former rulers and small temples.

Sardar Govt. Museum & Umaid Public Park :: Located in the center of the Umaid Public Garden, this museum houses a rich collection of exhibits armoury, textile, local arts and crafts, and miniature paintings.

 
Jodhpur Picture Gallery Click Here to see the Glimpse of Jodhpur

 

Places Around Jodhpur

Rohet Garh :: Rohet village is just 40 kms from Jodhpur on the Jodhpur-Udaipur Highway. The fortress is located on the banks of lovely small lake, it is converted into a heritage. You can stay there by paying a decent amount.
Click on the link to know more about :: Rohet Garh

Manvar Desert Resorts & Camps :: Manvar is located on the Jaisalmer- Jodhpur highway just 80 kms ahead of Jodhpur. You can stay at the Resort or the swiss tent at the sand dunes. Click on the below links to know more about :: Manvar Derset Resort & Manvar Desert Camp

Osian :: It was the major trading hub Rajasthan during 8-12th century. Today it has few jain temples & old monuments, don't miss the camel safari during the sunset. It is 85 kms away from Jodhpur, you can get there by private taxi.

Guda :: The beautiful lake is located in a Bishnoi village, near Jodhpur. Here you can see thousands of birds like domicile Crane & many more during session
You can also spot there few antelopes and black bucks.

Balsamand Palace :: The splendid palace was built in 13th century. Located on the banks of Balsamand lake and is just 5 kms away from Jodhpur. The red stone building is also famous as the Lake Palace.
Click on the link to know more about ::  Balsamand Palace

Sardar Samand Palace :: The Palace is just 55 kms away from Jodhpur, It was built in 1933 by the Maharaja of Jodhpur Umaid Singh. The palace was once a beautiful hunting lodge and now turned into a heritage resort, situated on the banks of Sararsamand lake.

Sardar Samand Palace - The Palace was built in 1933 by the Maharaja of Jodhpur Umaid Singh. The palace was once a beautiful hunting lodge and now turned into a heritage resort, situated on the banks of Sararsamand lake.
Click on the link to know more about :: Sardar Samand Palace
 

Useful Information

Climate
In summers Jodhpur has temperature between 36.6 C  to 42.2 C
In winters Jodhpur has temperature between 15.5 C  to 27.5 C
Maximum Rainfall 31.87 cms
 

 

 


 
     
   
 

 

 

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