Rajasthan’s Blue City, Jodhpur is a city located in the Thar Desert. A perfect blend of modern and ancient, in Jodhpur you can get a rustic experience as well as one that offers all luxuries. The old Jodhpur is filled with the iconic blue painted houses and the new Jodhpur is where you’ll find the cafes, malls and luxurious accommodations.
Here are a few places that you can explore when you visit Jodhpur. A tour of Jodhpur almost always starts from Mehrangarh Fort. Dominating the city, this majestic fort is one of the largest forts in India and sits 400ft above the city. If you want to see more of the awe-inspiring architecture then you must not miss the Jaswant Thada. A marble mausoleum with a serene lake in the backdrop, Jaswant Thada was built for Maharaja Jaswant Singh in the late 1800s. Mandore and Mandore Gardens are another popular tourist attraction. The ruins of Mandore Fort and the beautiful Mandore gardens are known a great place to experience history and beauty at one place. Umaid Bhawan Palace was started in the early 1900s and is another architectural marvel one must see when visiting Jodhpur. The Rao Jodha Desert Rock Park located at the foot of Mehrangarh Fort is another place one can visit in Jodhpur. Nature lovers will find this magnificent ecology of rock-loving plants a delight. Other places of interest for nature lovers are Kailana Lake Masuria Hills Garden and Balsamand Lake.
There are plenty of things to do in Jodhpur. If you plan on visiting the blue city, Jodhpur, then take a look at our Rajasthan holiday packages and start planning a hassle-free holiday right away.