Jodhpur, the blue city is the second largest city of Rajasthan after Jaipur founded in 1459. The city is one of the absolute examples of royal culture of Rajasthan. The glory of Rajasthan lies in the heart of Jodhpur maybe that’s because of its central location in the Marwar region.
There are many locations in the city to visit and few of them are Mehrangarh fort, Umaid bhawan, Mandore gardens, Jain Mahavira temple and much more. The locations are quite comfortable to visit throughout the year. Most of the tourists are foreigners who love to smell the real essence of the land and it lies in the heart of Jodhpur.
There are many routes to reach Jodhpur and via Jaipur is the most favorable one among tourists. The direct route from Delhi that comes to the city is through Jaipur and if someone is interested in the royal tradition of Jaipur, one must visit the city once in lifetime.
Because of its central location in the state, it is one of the most favorable places to start with. Later there are many surrounding places to visit like Jaipur, Jaisalmer, Udaipur, Mount Abu, Ajmer, thar and many more. The renowned train, Palace on wheels runs through the city, so one can also enjoy the visit of Jodhpur through that train.
Present Jodhpur is much more spread than the original one and has crossed the original boundary of the city. The Mehrangarh fort lies in the middle of the city and is the first destination among tourists to visit. Umaid bhawan is the second attraction of the city which is now converted into a luxury hotel. The markets especially old markets of the city have lots of traditional goodies to buy. Weather of Jodhpur is very hot, and is known for its clear sky throughout the year, so one should take precautions during visit.