Places to Visit in Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India.

Jodhpur is a city in the Thar Desert of the northwest Indian state of Rajasthan. Its 15th-century Mehrangarh Fort is a former palace that’s now a museum, displaying weapons, paintings, and elaborate royal palanquins (sedan chairs). Set on on a rocky outcrop, the fort overlooks the walled city, where many buildings are painted the city’s iconic shade of blue.

Until 1100 Jodhpur was ruled by King Bargujar being the part of the Gurjara – Pritchard Empire. Later in the year 1459, the foundation of the city led by the chief of the Rajput belonging to the Rathore family. Rao Jodha was successful in conquering the bounded province and named it as Marwar.


Founded: In 1459 by Rao Jodha – chief of the Rathore family
Famous as: Sun city of India, Gateway of the Thar Desert and Blue City of India
Location: Situated in Western Rajasthan, India
Distance: Jaipur (325 Km), Delhi (589 Km), Mumbai (975 km)
Area: 75.5 square Km
Climate: Summer 24-45 degree Celsius, 05-20 degree Celsius; scanty rainfall in Jodhpur conforms to the typical desert climate
Language spoke: Hindi, Marwari, and English
Population: 12, 20,000
Top attractions: Mehrangarh Fort, Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jaswant Thada, Mandore, Sardar Market, Museum, Kalyan Lake etc.

Shopping Places In Jodhpur.

The city Bazaars of Jodhpur offer an ample of souvenirs comprising white metal curios, silverware, Jutis, wooden toys, paintings, embroidered clothes, tie & dye fabric, salawas rugs, and Jodhpur breeches.

Mocha Bazaar: Travelers visit this famous marketplace to buy Jodhpur Jutti. The special footwear market of Jodhpur is sprinkled with a wide range of different footwear patterns, color, work, and embroidery. Apart from these, you can buy jewelry and world-famous Lac bangles.

Nai Sarak: If you are at Nai Sarak do not forget to buy traditional bandhej from Nai Sarak. You can also purchase Saris, Suite, Places, Jodhpuri coats and turbans with intricate patterns.


Jodhpur offers the number of multi-cuisine restaurants and eating places. There are so many delectable things to eat in the city. It includes Makhaniya Lassi, Mawa Kachori, Pyaaz Kachori, Mirchibada (A preparation made with potato, onion, chili, and gram flour), Panchkuta, Lal Maans and many more to list.


The ideal time to visit Jodhpur is between the months of October – March.

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