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.Read More Read Less