Jodhpur: The Sun City of India
Acknowledged for being the second largest city in Rajasthan, Jodhpur has been bestowed the 'metropolitan city' status. Also nicknamed as the 'Blue City of India,’ Jodhpur Tourism is replete with extensive network of palaces, monuments, forts and temples. Initially, it was called as Marwar and was founded by Rao Jodha in 1459. One can also take a breathtakingly beautiful panoramic view of the Thar Desert form Jodhpur, a function that distinguishes it from other cities of Rajasthan. Over the past years, it has also been able to assemble the past and the present heritage of Rajasthan in a charming manner.
The elaborate and intricate details of the historical attractions in Jodhpur make it very special. The Mehrangarh Fort in Jodhpur is known for its finely sculptured walls, along with the Moti Mahal, Phool Mahal and Sheesh Mahal. The 19th century royal masterpiece of Jaswant Thada was built to commemorate the royal past of the Maharaja Jaswant Singh II. Turning to the Umaid Bhawan Palace, one can find the blend of royal abode integrated with the museum. The majestic Ashoka trees at Umed Garden in Jodhpur simply add more charm to the salubrious environment. Thus, one must visit Jodhpur to explore the hidden secrets, untold sagas of Rajasthan's rich culture.recommended tours