Jodhpur Culture

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  • Salawas


    Located 22 kilometers from Jodhpur, Salawas is a small village known for colourful durries (heavy cotton rugs) made by local craftsmen. There are few mid-range hotels in Salawas including home-stay options if you wish to experience the local lifestyle and culture. One can also gorge on delicious authentic Rajasthani food ...

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  • Marwar Festival

    Marwar Festival

    Every year, to honour the epic heroes of Rajasthan, a two-day festival is held in the month of September/October. If you happen to visit Jodhpur during this time, get ready to witness folk dancers who put up a great show exhibiting the regal lifestyle and the true battle stories of ...

  • Jodhpur International Desert Kite Festival

    Jodhpur International Desert Kite Festival

    Held every year on the Makar Sakranti festival (i.e. 14th January), this 3-day festival presents a colourful spectacle of kites in the sky. So, while a fleet of helicopters release kites of different shapes and patterns, children too join the bandwagon by releasing balloons. Many kite enthusiasts from different parts ...

  • Jodhpur RIFF - Rajasthan International Folk Festival

    Jodhpur RIFF - Rajasthan International Folk Festival

    Celebrated every year in the month of October, this 5-day festival is spearheaded by the RIFF society ( which includes the Mehrangarh Museum Trust and the Jaipur Virasat Foundation) since 2007. More than 200 musicians and artists unite to celebrate Rajasthan’s folk music and history. From a hippy jazz night ...

  • Nagaur Fair

    Nagaur Fair

    Get ready to be a part of India’s second biggest fair- the Cattle fair of Nagaur. Every year, during January-February, an 8-day festival is organised for animal trading. Approximately 70,000 decorated cows, bullocks, camels and horses are traded in the Nagaur fair every year.

    Owners of the cattle ...

  • Mandore Garden

    Mandore Garden

    Mandore Garden is a heritage spot, situated in its namesake town, towards the outskirts of Jodhpur. After the town was abandoned for the protection of the Mehrangarh Fort, the garden remained as a reminder of its glorious past. This garden has a high rock terrace, which is its most prominent ...

  • Arna-Jharna: The Desert Museum of Rajasthan

    Arna-Jharna: The Desert Museum of Rajasthan

    The Desert Museum of Rajasthan is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Jodhpur. The words arna and jharna mean jungle and spring, respectively. The idea behind this unique attraction of Moklawas village was conceptualised by Komal Kothari (a renowned verbal historian and folklorist) and executed by his son ...