Located on the foothill of a sandstone hillock, the city of Jodhpur seems like an oasis in the vast desert. Jodhpur is one of the favorite tourist destinations in Rajasthan. People from India as well as all over the world visit Jodhpur every year. There are a number of tourist attractions in Jodhpur, enchanting the tourists.
Jodhpur tourist spots stand as a living proof of the splendor,
traditions and culture of the Jodhpur. The glorious past of Jodhpur is
personified through the various forts, palaces and other monuments of
Jodhpur. The main places to see in Jodhpur Rajasthan are:
The most magnificent fort in Jodhpur is the Mehrangarh Fort. It is
situated on a 150m high hill. Rao Jodha, the then chief of Rathore clan,
constructed it in 1459. There are a number of attractions within the
fort like several palaces, galleries, a museum, temples and so on.
Umaid Bhavan Palace:
One of the fascinating palaces of Jodhpur is the Umaid Bhavan palace.
Maharaja Umaid Singh constructed it in 20th century. A part of the
palace has now been converted into a hotel and a museum.
Jaswant Thada lies to the left of the Mehrangarh fort complex. It is a
royal cenotaph made up of white marble. It was built to commemorate
Maharaja Jaswant Singh. Some rare portraits of the former rulers of
Jodhpur are also displayed here.
Along with Jodhpur also explore Jaipur, Pushkar, Ranakpur and Udaipur through Rajasthan tour packages.