Jodhpur is one of the famous heritage centers and holds the fame of being the second largest city of Rajasthan. The popular tourist destination is well renowned for the forts, buildings and its proximity to Thar Desert. It hasrich history and witnessed several violent rivalry between Mughal emperors. The climate is generally hot and dry. It is popularly expressed as Sun City as the sun light is very bright here. The city is also known as blue city as it gains is bluish hue from the houses which are whitewashed uniformly. The white color helps to reflect the Sun light so as to reduce the heat observation. One can enjoy the local cuisine and can try shopping as Jodhpur is also famous for handcrafts.
Places to Visit
It is on the way to Mandore, around 2 km from Jodhpur. It is a gigantic temple and was built in 1812. There are 84 carved pillars are adorning this temple.
The largest fort in Jodhpur is Mehrangarh fort which is the proud symbol of grandeur and charm of bygone era. It was built around 1459.The walls are very massive measuring 21 meters width and 36 meters in height.
Jaswant Thada, Umaid Bhawan Palace, Balsamand Lake and Zenana Mahal are other popular destinations in Jodhpur.
How to reach Jodhpur
Jodhpur has its own airport and well connected to Mumbai and Udaipur.
Jodhpur junction is well connected to all cities of Rajasthan.
There are plenty of bus services available to r each Jodhpur from all major and minor cities of Rajasthan.
In summer 24 – 45 C and in winter 5-20 C and best visited from October to March.