Jodhpur City Travel Guide, India
The heart of Rajasthan Background
Jodhpur was founded by the Rajput Rathore clan chief, Rao Jodha in the year 1459 A.D. The name of Jodhpur has been given after him. It is one of the most popular cities in the tourism map of India. You may visit Jodhpur any time of the year. Earlier it was called Marwar, but now it is known as Jodhpur. It is among the biggest cities in the sate of Rajasthan. Jodhpur is also popularly called “The Sun City” because of the weather which is sunny and bright. The landscape of Jodhpur city is also very scenic and beautiful. The most attractive part of Jodhpur is its traditional lifestyle, festivity and its soft spoken and smiling inhabitants who treasure this most important city of Rajasthan.
Due to its convenient geographical location and its exquisite display of sculptor and art, Jodhpur city, India has been a major attraction for tourists from all over the world. There are a large number of historical monuments and places in and around Jodhpur which have been attracting tourists in large numbers. The main places of attraction of Jodhpur City, India includes Umaid Bhawan palace, Rai ka Bag palace, Mehrangarh Fort, Umed Garden, Jaswant Thada, Raj Ranchodji temple, Siddhanth, Achal Nath Shivalay, Ganesh temple, Kaman art gallery, Government museum, Osiyan temple etc.
For the comfortable stay of tourists there are a large number of good guest houses and hotels in Jodhpur which provides a host of luxurious services to its guests and make them feel at home. Apart from the government lodges and guest houses there are different star category hotels and hotels to suit every budget size. Famous for its traditional sweets such as ‘Mawe ki Kachori’ and ‘Besan Ki Chakki’.
Jodhpur also has many eateries to savor to its tourists taste and pocket. The handicrafts of Jodhpur are famous all over the world for its exquisite craftsmanship. Different crafts in wood, iron and camel bone are in great demand among the foreign tourists and also Indian connoisseurs who have a taste for ethnic art. Antiques, bandhini, footwear and red chilly are amongst the most sought after items of Jodhpur.
Jodhpuri Achkan and suits are most desirable royal clothing even amongst today’s cloth lovers. Even if Jodhpur has a hot and humid climate, it has been able to attract large number of visitors who visit the city to have a glimpse of its culture and art. The rich heritage and tradition of Jodhpur speaks for it and is unmatchable amongst any other city of Rajasthan. .
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