Jodhpur is known as the ‘sun city’ because of the bright and sunny weather it enjoys all year. It is also known as ‘Blue City’ because of the houses in Jodhpur is painted in blue. As Jodha hailed from nearby town of Mandore, it was initially declared as the capital of Rajasthan. But later on, Jodhpur took over the role and became the capital city. The city was founded in 1459 by Rao Jodha, a Rajput chief of the Rathore Clan. It was formerly the seat of the princely state and officially the second metropolitan city of the state. It was named after Rao Jodha himself and conquered the surrounding state and founded a state known as Marwar. Apart from forts and palaces, you can enjoy lip smacking food, visit temples and explore the bustling shopping areas.
Mehrangh fort :- Mehrangh fort is one of the largest forts in India which is situated 410 feet above the city comprising of thick walls. The fort is famous for its several palaces which are known for its intricate cravings and expansive courtyards. The fort is still run by the Jodhpur royal family which is packed with history and legend. Visit the famous Mehrangh museum to explore the collections of applied arts of the Mughal history.
Umaid Bhawan Palace :- Named after Maharaja Umaid Singh, this palace is one of the world’s largest private residences. The palace was called Chittar palace due the use of stones which was drawn from Chittar. A part of the palace also has a museum which is a famous tourist spot. The entire palace is built with sandstone and marble which gives an architectural view. Visit the museum to witness the huge collection of clocks in windmill, symbolic flag which was gifted to Maharaja Jaswant Singh by Queen Victoria and many more.
Jaswant Thada :- The intricately crafted cenotaph was built by Maharaja Sardar Singh in the memory of his father Maharaja Jaswant Singh. The monument is built with carved sheets of marble which are extremely thin and polished. The inside of the cenotaph is adorned with portraits of Rathore rulers. Relax and enjoy the stunning views of the fort and city.
Clock Tower :- Built in the middle of the busy market area, this clock tower was built by Maharaja Sardar Singh to honor the Polo players who won the tournament during British era. This tower was made in the middle of the market so that this memento is shared with the local people of the town.
Kalyana Lake :- This Lake is located 8 km west of Jodhpur in Rajasthan. It is an artificial lake built by Pratap Singh in 1872. This is the perfect place to enjoy a day of leisure or some good time with your family and friends. Tourists can enjoy picnic, boating, sunset view and birding at the lake.
Being in an arid land, Jodhpur is extremely hot during summers, so April to September must be avoided. The best time to visit Jodhpur is from October to March as the weather is pleasant and cool. Although winters are cold, with temperatures falling to 0 degree Celsius, but one can have a good sightseeing during these months.
By Air : Jodhpur has its own domestic airport which is about 5kms away from the city. The airport is well connected to major cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Udaipur and Jodhpur.
By Road :Jodhpur is well connected to national and state highways which makes an easy drive to the city. Just hop on to these buses and enjoy the beautiful views of the country side along the way.
By Railways : Jodhpur railhead is connected by major Indian cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkata. There are many trains that rum from Jodhpur so it is easy to commute.
The Jodhpur city experiences a very hot and dry summer with the temperature during the day when the temperature goes high while nights are bit cool. The monsoon days are less warmer but the city gets humid. The winters are pleasant where sometimes the temperature can go as low as 10 degree Celsius but does not rise beyond 24 degree.
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