Jodhpur, the second largest city of Rajasthan is situated amidst the sand
dunes and thorny vegetation of the Thar desert. It is highlighted by its
exquisite palaces, forts, temples and havelis which stand as an evidence to
the imperial courtliness. Exploring the spectacular Rajasthani beauty ,with
an unexposed paths of the shifting sands and an exotic camel safari will
make your trip an enduring one. The kingdom of Jodhpur was ruled by the
Rathores. Jodhpur is famous for its unique culture which is reflected in its
sparkling festivals and celebrations. The city will offer you royal
Rajasthani experience that you will never forget.
Quick Facts Location : On the edge of Thar desert Area : 241.58 Sq. km Ideal time to visit : October - March Languages : Hindi, Rajasthani, Urdu , Sindhi and English STD Code : 0145 Climate : Summer (Max - 46 ºC) & Winter (Min - 3 ºC )
Jodhpur Air/Rail/Road Links
The Jodhpur airport is located at the cantonment area
of Jodhpur city. It is well connected to all the major cities of India.
Railway Station :
It is well connected to all the parts of Rajasthan and
other cities of India like Delhi, Mumbai etc.
Bus Station :
There is a well developed bus transport system with
all the cities of India and the other towns of Rajasthan.
Attractions in Jodhpur Umaid Bhawan Palace and Museum
A fascinating souvenir of the past glory and a rich heritage reminding of
the ancestors. Also known as Chhittar Palace, Umaid Bhawan is an example of
Indo-Colonial art deco style at 30s. It houses a theatre and a Banquet hall.
It boasts of being served as a military hall during the IInd world war.
A creation of Rao Jodha, is embellished with stain glass windows and
striking corridors that will leave you awestruck. One of the formidable and
remarkable forts of Jodhpur, houses many beautiful palaces like Moti Mahal,
Phool Mahal ,Sheesh Mahal and the Daulat Khana.
Girdikot and Sardar market
are colourful and lively markets situated amidst the heart of city. The tiny
shops here are popular for a wide range of handicrafts and silverware. These
small markets look beautiful, lying on both the sides of the narrow lanes of
It is located in the Umaid Public Gardens and possess a very good
collection of weapons, textiles, miniature posters, paintings, sculptures,
manuscripts, portraits and local crafts etc. the museum is considered to be
a royal treasure of Rajasthan.
Centres in Jodhpur
If you are fond of shopping, Jodhpur city will satisfy you to your fullest
as it is very rich in art and culture. The numerous items like bandhini,
leather items, utensils, handicrafts, textiles, lac bangles, hand looms,
spices and antiques are the specialities of Jodhpur. You can buy these items
Famous Hotels in Jodhpur
This holiday come to the 'Sun city of Rajasthan', as Jodhpur invites you to
view the incredible grandeur in the form of monuments, places and temples.
In order to make your travel tour more joyful we offer you the most
comfortable stay you have ever experienced. Enjoy the luxuries of life while
staying in our hotels as listed below.