Situated on the eastern edge of the Thar Desert, Jodhpur is dominated by the imposing fortress that towers above the city on a sandstone ridge. Also famous as The “Blue City” As most homes and buildings are painted shades of blue
A dazzling blaze of blue on the eastern edge of the Thar Desert, Jodhpur is dominated by the imposing fortress that towers above the city on a sandstone ridge.
- Umaid Bhawan Palace:one of the largest residential palaces in India, Constructed over a span of 15 years from 1929 to 1943, now partly a luxury heritage hotel
- The Mehrangarh fort that towers over the city is perhaps the most majestic of Rajasthan's forts. The forbidding ramparts are in sharp contrast to the flamboyantly decorated palaces within
- The Jaswant Thada, a white marble memorial built in memory of Maharaja Jaswant Singh II is an architectural land mark in Jodhpur, built out of intricately carved sheets of marble
Min 25°C/77°F Max 45°C/113°F
Min 5°C/41°F Max 25°C/77°F
- Best time to travelSeptember through April
- LanguagesIndia has over 22 languages spoken across its 28 States and 7 Union Terroteries. However English and Hindi are its official languages. English is spoken and understood across the country.
- Flying to JodhpurThe major gateways into India are New Delhi in the North, Mumbai ( Bombay) in the West, Bangalore and Chennai in the South and Calcutta in the East.
- CurrencyIndian Rupee
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