Jodhpur "The Sun City" was founded by Rao Jodha, a chief of the Rathore clan, in 1459. It is named after him only. Jodhpur in Rajasthan, India was previously known as Marwar. Jodhpur is the second largest city in Rajasthan. It is divided into two parts - the old city and the new city. The old city is separated by a10 km long wall surrounding it. Also it has eight Gates leading out of it. The new city is outside the walled city.
Jodhpur is a very popular tourist destination. The landscape is scenic
and mesmerizing. Jodhpur city has many beautiful palaces and forts such
as Mehrangarh Fort, Jaswant Thada, Umaid Bhavan Palace and Rai ka Bag
Palace. Other charms of Jodhpur include Government museum and it's
beautiful Umed garden. The city is known as the "Sun City"
because of its bright and sunny weather throughout the year. Read on for
more Jodhpur information.
Jodhpur in Rajasthan, India is also known as "Sun City". This "Jodhpur City Guide", provides you information about Jodhpur travel and tourism.