Jodhpur

Jodhpur is a popular tourist destination is also known as Blue City because many houses in old city are colour blue.

Jodhpur in Rajasthan

Jodhpur is a popular tourist destination is also known as Blue City because many houses in old city are colour blue.

Jodhpur is a popular tourist destination is also known as 'Sun City' due to its weather, Jodhpur is also called 'Blue City' because many houses in old city are colour blue.
One of the largest cities in Rajasthan, Jodhpur is best-known for the majestic Mehrangarh Fort.
The city was located on the planned road linking Delhi to Gujarat which enabled it to profit from a prosperous trade in opium, copper, silk, sandals, dates and coffee. Under the rule of Maharaja Umed Singh, Jodhpur grew into an excellent modern city. During the rule of the British, Jodhpur went on to become the largest city in Rajputana. It thrived under the British; its merchants, the Marwaris, prospered and came to occupy a leading position in trade all over India.
The bazaars of Jodhpur are a treasure trove of tie-and-dye textiles, embroidered leather shoes, lacquer-ware, antiques, carpets and puppets to the attractive Rajasthani textiles, clay figurines and classic silver jewelry.

Attractions in Jodhpur
Mehrangarh fort

One of the largest forts of Rajasthan, Mehrangarh Fort was the seat of the Rathore rulers from the House of Marwar.

Umaid Bhavan Palace
Among the world’s largest private residences, Umaid Bhawan Palace is located at Jodhpur in Rajasthan.

Jaswant Thada
Considered to be one of the architectural landmarks of Jodhpur, Jaswant Thada is popularly known as the ‘Taj Mahal of Marwar’.

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