"Jodhpur is located in the state of Rajasthan and is a city which is worth visiting at least once. The city of Jodhpur was founded by the chief of the Rathore’s Rajput clan named Rao Jodha. The city is also popularly known as the ‘Sun City ‘of India and the ‘Blue City ‘of India. Jodhpur is located in the region of western Rajasthan on the edge of the Thar Desert which is famous in the entire world. It is spread over an area of about 75.5 square kilometres and has a population of approximately 650,000.The tourism industry in Rajasthan is majorly benefited because of the beautiful city of Jodhpur. Jodhpur was previously named Marwar. It is the second largest city of Rajasthan at present."
Mehrangarh Fort: the Mehrangarh Fort is one of the major landmarks which are situated in the city of Jodhpur. The fort acts as a testimony of the rajput’s military might. The fort is situated on a hill that is about 125 meters high. The length is about 5 kilometres. Many elegant palaces are located inside the fort which leave the visitors enchanted and absolutely stunned.
Umaid Bhawan Palace: Umaid Bhawan Palace is also one of the major landmarks which are situated in the city of Jodhpur. The palace has now been converted into a 5 star palace hotel.it was constructed in the 20th century.
Jaswant Thada: Jaswant Thada is a famous tourist destination in the city of Jodhpur. It is a shrine which was built in the 19th century.it was constructed in Maharaja Jaswant’s memory. Government Museum: the museum contains a wide collection of local crafts, textiles, images and miniatures of Jain tirthankaras as well as armory. The museum is situated in the amazing Umaid Garden.
Excursions: • Balsamand lake and Palace • mandore
Languages spoken in Jodhpur: The most commonly spoken languages in Jodhpur are Rajasthani, Marwari, Hindi as well as English.
Best time to visit Jodhpur: Jodhpur has extreme climatic conditions and the rainfall is also scanty. Jodhpur basically has the typical weather conditions of a desert. The best time therefore to visit the city is during the months starting from September and continuing till March.
How to reach Jodhpur: We can reach Jodhpur by air. The city is connected to almost all the major Indian cities such as Delhi, Udaipur, Jaipur as well as Mumbai. Because of the fact that Jodhpur is a major tourist destination, the railway network links Jodhpur with almost all the major Indian cities. Jodhpur is also accessible easily through roads. There are well constructed roads that connect Jodhpur to the Rajasthan cities as well as the major north Indian cities.