Umaid Bhawan Palace The second largest city of Rajasthan, Jodhpur, was founded by Rao Jodha in 1459. Jodhpur is a popular travel destination of Rajasthan India. There are many travel attractions in Jodhpur which includes beautiful palaces, forts and temples that bring back the splendor of the past. The elegant handicrafts, folk dances and music creates an ambiance of romantic city. Jodhpur lies at the edge of the Thar desert, yet it has an abundance of parks, gardens, artificial lakes and ponds, and rich houses with lawns and gardens. Newly added travel attraction of Jodhpur is Rajasthan International Folk Festival to boost tourism in Jodhpur and reveal the cultural heritage of the region.
Airport is 5km from downtown and well connected through Indian Airlines to all the major cities.
Jodhpur is well connected through express and passenger trains. It is well connected to Cities within Rajasthan, Delhi, Agra and other parts of India.
RTDC (Rajasthan Tourism Development Corporation) connects the city to all the major cities within Rajasthan and to outside states.
Jodhpur Tourism Informations
75.50 sq. km.
Best time to visit :
Marwari, Hindi, English
Osian, Khimsar, Nagaur.
Major attractions :
The Jaisalmer Fort, Manak Chowk and Havelis, Gadsisar Sagar Tank.
Jodhpur Travel Attractions
Umaid Bhawan Palace
Umaid Bhawan Jodhpur is an exquisite building that houses a museum showcasing the artifacts that date back to the time immemorial. According to a legend, this place was built during famine in order to provide employment to the workers.
This is a must visit place while on Jodhpur travel. The diameter of the fort is 5 km and is perched on a 125 meter high hill. The palace has a unique architecture with exquisitely carved panels, lattice windows and evocative names.
Girdikot and Sardar Market
This is popular colorful market located in the heart of the city and displays array of handicraft luring the buyers towards them. There are many shops and outlets of Rajasthan Tourism department showcasing the art and crafts of the region.