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Jodhpur Travel Guide

Jodhpur is the second largest city of Rajasthan and is popularly known as ‘Gateway to Thar’. It has got two other nicknames ‘Sun City’ and ‘Blue City’. The city is called the Sun City because of its pleasant weather throughout the year and Blue City because of the walls and the houses painted with blue colour. Mehrangarh Fort, which is one of the largest forts of Rajasthan, is a major tourist spot in the city.
Other attractions include Moti Mahal, Sheesh Mahal, Phool Mahal, Zenana Deodi, Jaswant Thada, Umaid Bhawan Palace, Chokelao Bagh, Guda Bishnoi Village and Ghanta Ghar. Jodhpur hosts many fairs and festivals throughout the year. Some of them are the International Desert Kite Festival held in the month of January, Marwar Festival held in the month of September and October, and Nagaur Fair. The best time to visit the city is from the month of October to February.
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GETTING THERE

How to Reach Jodhpur
Founded by Rao Jodha in 1459, Jodhpur in the state of Rajasthan is an internationally acclaimed tourist destination. Its scenic landscape dotted by the historical Mehrangarh Fort, Umaid Bhawan Palace and Jaswant Thada, narrate the royalty of the city. Being an important tourist destination of north India, Jodhpur enjoys good road, rail and air connectivity with rest of the country.
 
How to reach Jodhpur by Air
 
Jodhpur has its own domestic airport, which is located around 5 km from the city centre. Flights from Delhi, Mumbai, Jaipur, Udaipur and other important Indian cities serve Jodhpur on a daily basis. Cabs and autos are available outside the airport and can be hired to travel to any part of the city.
 
How to Reach Jodhpur by Road
 
Direct buses from Delhi and Jaipur made road connectivity with Jodhpur convenient. Government run Volvo coaches as well as numerous private deluxe and luxury buses are available in this route. Road condition of Jodhpur Highway is quite good and therefore buses can be availed in this route.
 
How to Reach Jodhpur by Rail
 
Trains from places like Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata and Jaipur and several others serve the city of Jodhpur. Apart from regular express and mail trains, the luxurious Palace on Wheels also caters to Jodhpur city. Many local taxis are available outside the station, which can be availed to travel to any part of the city.

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Any good budget hotel near jodhpur railway station?
hotel arun is near bank of baroda sostigate is best hotel amd verry hoof survice
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I am looking for hotels nearby mandor jodhpur, mainly budget hotels. Pls help
Dear Sir, Hotel Dhoom welcomes you. Hotel Dhoom is situated at Railway station road. Hotel Dhoom is situated in the heart of the city. We have different room to according to different budgets.
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If we have to choose between "Shri Ram Empire" and "The Gandhi International" than which one is best for family stay?
The Gandhi Internationl is better for Family stay & Arun Hotel welcomes you in the Heart of City (outside Sojati Gate) of Jodhpur .Surrounded by main commercial activities & Located less than one km. from Railway Station and app. 2 km. from Main Bus Stand. Many type of conveyance Facility 24 Hours Available . Online booking facility available with Ingoibibo.com . With Regards - Harendra Singh, Manager, Arun Hotel, Jodhpur.
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I want to book a hotel for 5 people, we are 3 girls and 2 boys. Please suggest.
Shree Mohan Villas Hotel welcomes you in the Heart of City -Near KN Collage,Umaid Club Road , Jodhpur . Located less than 1.5 km. from Railway Station . Online booking facility available with Ingoibibo.com . With Regards - Madhu Singh Rathore, Manager, Shree Mohan Villas Hotel, Jodhpur.
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What are the specialities of the local cuisine in Jodhpur? Please recommend some good authentic restaurants.
Dear Guest, Kalinga Restaurant, a place of eminence and a luxurious nexus of style and elegance. We serve Indian, Chinese, Mughlai and Continental cuisines and serve them to near perfection. We offer to serve your desires in enchanting flavor with assortments that your taste buds would savor. Servicing customers is a great pleasurable tradition, an experience that everyone loves of retreat.
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