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Places to Visit in Jodhpur

Things to do in Jodhpur

At best it is a doorway to the wonderland of sand dunes and shrubs, rocky terrain and thorny trees. The home of the Rathores - the awesome princely state of Rajasthan. They conquered Marwar or Maroodesh, land of the sand after the fall of Delhi and Kannauj.

In 1459 AD, Rao Jodha, chief of Rathore clan of Rajputs, who claimed descent from Rama, the epic here of the Ramayana, laid the foundation of Jodhpur. A high stone wall protects the well-fortified city. The wall is nearly 10km in length and has eight gates facing various directions.

Within, stands an imposing fort on a low range of sandstone hills, about 125m above the surrounding plains. Invincible! And dauntless in its league with time! The city lies at the foot of the hills. The clear distinction between the old and the new city is visible from the ramparts of the fort.

On the other side of the city, facing the fort is the Umaid Bhawan Palace. One of the most spacious, sprawling and well-planned palaces in India. And from here, as you look at fort, a tantalizing view rises before your eyes at sunset.

Jodhpur Day Tour Sightseeing

Day 1: Visit Meherangarh Fort, Jaswant Thada, Clock Tower, Phool Mahal, Jhanki Mahal, and Spice Market.




Distance from major cities
Jaisalmer 270 kms
Udaipur 255 kms
Jaipur 340 kms


How to reach there
Jodhpur Airport is well connected to Jaipur, Delhi and Mumbai.
Jodhpur railway station is well-connected to the rest of the country.
Jodhpur is well-connected by roads.