My Jodhpur Trip

Jodhpur in Rajasthan India is a very popular tourist destination. It has many palaces, forts and temples to see. Jodhpur is also known by ‘sun city’ because of its sunny weather that stays throughout year. The other name is ‘blue city’ that is because of the blue painted walls of the houses that give it the blue appearance.

When to visit Jodhpur

The best time is winter that is from October to February when the weather is pleasant.

How to reach Jodhpur

Jodhpur is well connected by air, rail network and roads to other major cities of India. You can easily get travel tickets through online ticket bookings or any travel agencies.

Where to stay:

There are many hotel in jodhpur 5-star, 3-star, budget and heritage hotel. For more details please do google Hotels in jodhpur.

Major attractions of Jodhpur

Mehrangarh fort:

it is largest fort of Rajasthan and within the fort there are many attractions you can see

  1. Moti Mahal
  2. Sheesh Mahal
  3. Phool Mahal
  4. Zenana Deodi
  5. Chamunda Mataji Mandir

There is also a museum with many galleries

  1. Howdahs
  2. Palanquin
  3. Fine arts
  4. Weaponry
  5. Turban

Umaid Bhawan palace:

This palace was built by maharaja Umaid Singh and completed in 1944. Maharaja of jodhpur still lives here. The half of building is converted to 5 star hotel and a small museum.

Jaswant Thada:

It is at walking distance from Mehrangarh fort. It is white cenotaph built in 1899 in memory of Maharaja Jaswant Singh II.

Clock tower

Sadar market

Foods to eat In Jodhpur:

You will get many variety of food in Jodhpur vegetarian and non-vegetarian. Mostly you will get spicy food here. Jodhpur’s kachoda is very famous for it’s size and test.

Here are some pictures taken by me during my trip.

Mehrangarh Fort

Mehrangarh Fort

Canons at Mehrangarh Fort

Blue City Jodhpur Rajasthan

Staircase in Mehrangarh Fort

Chamunda Devi Jodhpur

Umaid Bhawan Palace

Umaid bhawan Palace Jodhpur,  © 2010

Umaid bhawan Palace Jodhpur,  © 2010

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