Jodhpur is a city of Rajasthan. The city is also known as "The Sun City" because of its bright and sunny weather throughout the year. The place was founded by Rao Jodha, in 1459. Jodhpur was known previously as Marwar. Jodhpur is is divided into two parts - the old city and the new city. The old city is separated by a10 km long wall surrounding it and also it has eight Gates leading out of it. Outside the walled city is the new city.
This is a very popular tourist destination of Rajasthan. The landscape is scenic and mesmerizing. The city has many beautiful palaces and forts such as Mehrangarh Fort, Jaswant Thada, Umaid Bhavan Palace and Rai ka Bag Palace. The other important places of Jodhpur include Government museum and the beautiful Umed garden.
The main tourist places in Jodhpur include:
The other main thing that you can’t miss in Jodhpur is shopping. The popular items of Jodhpur include Tie and Dye Sarees, Leather, Embroidered shoes and Utensils, local Handicrafts and Textiles, Lac works like Lac bangles, etc.
The best time to visit Jodhpur is from October to March. The nearest airport to Jodhpur is Maharana Pratap Airport in Udaipur and the nearest railway station to Jodhpur is Jodhpur Junction railway station.
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