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stands at the edge of the Thar Desert and is the largest city in Rajasthan
after Jaipur. The main attraction is the Meherangarh Fort, one of the
most impressive forts in Rajasthan. Inside the fort, there is a whole
series of court yards and palaces. They house a fantastic collection of
the trappings of Indian royalty, including an amazing collection of elephant
howdahs, miniature paintings, superb folk music instruments, furniture
Among Rajasthan's many
princely settlements, Jodhpur is one of the most distinctive. This five
hundred year old settlement was the headquarters of the Rathore Rajputs
celebrated for their tales of daring. This princely state is also referred
as "The Blue city". One of the beautiful indian city,
the land of royalty is a glittering jewel set in the golden sands of barren
desert landscape & now a major export centre of handicrafts.. The
light that reflects of the golden sands engulf a land renowned for its
vibrant colours, people in the bright clothes and beautiful jewellery,
living in city dotted and dominated by towering fort and palaces that
rise from sand like a mirage.
Situated in West of Rajasthan.
New Delhi (597 km), Jaipur (332km), Udaipur (260 km), Ajmer (211 km)
STD Code: 0291
Hindi, English & Marwari
230 metres / 790 feet above sea level.
Summer light tropical (cotton) for summer & Light woolen for winter
HOW TO REACH ?
Indian Airlines, Jet Airways connect
this city with Jaipur, Delhi, Udaipur and Bombay.
Suncity is connected by rail with Jaisalmer, Bikaner, Jaipur, Delhi,
Ahmedabad, Abu Road, Bombay via Ahmedabad Barmer and Udaipur via Marwar.
To - Japiur - Delhi - Agra- Calcutta - Chandigarh and To - Ahmedabad
- Baroda- Bombay are well connected routes. Train service is also available
to Chennai (Madras), Bangalore, Jammu directly.
By road distance to Agra is 577 kms, Ajmer 198 kms, Barmer 220 kms, Bikaner
240 kms, Bombay 1073 kms, Delhi 592 kms, Jaipur 343 kms, Jaisalmer 290
kms, Mount Abu 264 kms, Udaipur 275 kms, Ranakpur 175 kms. Car Taxis,
Car Hire are easily available.
Regular bus services available from this ethnic city to Ahmedabad, Ajmer, Jaipur,
Udaipur, Jaisalmer, Bikaner, Ranakpur and Nathdwara, Kota, Ranakpur Jain
Temples. Also many other locations are covered by Interstate bus services.
PLACES OF INTEREST
- Umaid Bhawan
Palace Hotel & Museum
- Jaswant Thada
- Clock Tower
& Sadar Bazaar
- Kaylana lake
- Mandore Gardens
- Osiyan Jain Temples.
- Sardar Samand Lake Wildlife
- Khimsar Fort
- Nagaur Cattle Fair in January
- Nagour fort
- Ranakpur Jain temples
- Shopping for antiques, handicrafts
carvings, paintings and rugs in city itself.