Mighty and magnificent, the Mehrangarh Fort

Mighty and magnificent, the Mehrangarh Fort

Umaid Bhawan Palace, an architectural marvel

Umaid Bhawan Palace, an architectural marvel

Capture the gorgeous white marble monument, Jaswant Thada

Capture the gorgeous white marble monument, Jaswant Thada

Unravel Rajasthan's brave history at its forts

Unravel Rajasthan's brave history at its forts

Destination Snapshot

  • Travel Style

  • Culture Vultures
  • Nirvana-aah
  • Family Fun
    • Language

      Hindi, English and Rajasthani
    • Altitude

      241 metres above sea level
    • Time zone

      IST (UTC+5.30 hours)
    • Theme

      Heritage

From the mighty Mehrangarh Fort to the Umaid Bhawan Palace, from Jaswant Thada to Balsamand Lake, Jodhpur gives you a royal welcome.

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  • Culture

    The rich Rajput culture and the warmth of the people in Jodhpur is simply overwhelming.

  • Scenery

    From blue houses and towering forts to reflective lakes; Jodhpur offers delightful scenic vistas all around.

  • Shopping

    The vibrant bazaars of Jodhpur offer great bargains on handicrafts, textiles, leather, spices and more.

  • Festivities

    Celebrated with great pomp and show, the Marwar Festival, the Nagaur Fair and the kite festivals are a treat to tourists and locals alike.

Be prepared

  • Crowd

    Some temples such as the Chamunda Devi Temple are likely to be crowded, particularly at the time of Dusshera. Be cautious of stampedes as you go for the darshan.

Describing It

A tour of Rajasthan is never complete without exploring the hustle-bustle and the rich cultural heritage of Jodhpur. The graceful palaces, monuments and temples strewn throughout the city bring alive the historic grandeur and royalty of Jodhpur. Lending a romantic aura to Jodhpur are its beautiful lakes where you can take a boat ride while watching the moonlit forts.

There is plenty to see and do in Jodhpur. The mighty Mehrangarh Fort is the star attraction of this city, among other forts and palaces. The blue coloured houses surrounding the Mehrangarh Fort lend the name, 'Blue City' to Jodhpur.

The Gateway to Thar introduces you to spectacular sand dunes and exciting camel safaris in Jodhpur. What’s more, village safaris are truly recommended when visiting Jodhpur. They give wonderful and interesting insights into the lives of the Bishnoi tribes and loads of unique and novel experiences to make your trip a memorable one.

Jodhpur is visited by thousands of tourists who come to witness the beauty of this royal city. With multiple shopping options and a great variety when it comes to food, this city has everything that you could wish for.

Whether you’re planning a holiday with your family or looking for an adventure, Jodhpur makes for a perfect destination choice for you.