Historic Places,  Travel

Exploring Rajasthan- Jodhpur

Jodhpur – The “Sun City” is the second largest city of Rajasthan. The city is known as the “Sun City” for the bright and sunny weather it enjoys all the year round. The old city circles the fort and is bounded by a wall with several gates. It is also known as the “Blue City” because of the blue colours that decorate many of the houses in the old city area. However, the city has expanded greatly outside the wall over the past several decades. Several tourist attractions to visit here are as follows –

Jodhpur Excursions
Balsammand Palace | Guda Bishnoi Village | Jaswant Sagar Dam | Machia Safari Park Jodhpur |
Mandore | Nagaur City | Nimaj | Pali City Jodhpur | Sojat City

Fairs & Festivals
Jodhpur International Desert Kite Festival | Marwar Festival | Nagaur Fair

Forts & Monuments
Jaswant Thada | Rai ka Bag Palace | Umaid Bhavan Palace

Mandore Garden | Nehru Park Jodhpur | Umed Garden

Jodhpur Lakes
Balsammand Lake | Kaylana Lake | Sardar Samand Lake

Mehrangarh Fort
History of Mehrangarh Fort | Mehrangarh Fort Gallery | Mehrangarh Fort Museum | Mehrangarh Fort Period Rooms

Government Museum | Umaid Bhavan Palace Museum

Ossian Jodhpur
Harihara Temples Ossian | Jain Temples Ossian | Pippala Devi Temple Ossian | Sachiya Mata Temple Ossian |
Shiv Mandir Ossian | Surya Temples Ossian | Vishnu Temple Ossian

Shopping Places
Jodhpur Antiques | Bandhini | Chillies

Achal Nath Shivalaya | Baba Ramdeo Temple | Chamunda Mataji Temple |
Kunj Bihari Temple | Siddhanth Shiv Temple | Raj Ranchhodji Temple | Rasik Bihari Temple | Udai Mandir

Its railway station is the divisional headquarters of the North Western Railways (NWR). It is well connected with railways to major Indian cities like Alwar, Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Bangalore, Trivandrum, Pune, Kota, Kanpur, Bareilly, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Indore, Bhopal, Dhanbad, Patna, Guwahati, Nagpur, Lucknow, Gwalior, Jaipur etc. Jodhpur Airport is one of the prominent airports of Rajasthan. At present, there are daily flights from Delhi, Mumbai, Udaipur, Jaipur, Bangalore, Surat and Goa to the city operated by Air India and Jet Airways and Spicejet. The city is connected by road to all major cities in Rajasthan and neighbouring states like Delhi, Ahmedabad, Surat, Ujjain, Agra etc. Apart from deluxe and express bus services to cities within the state, Rajasthan Roadways provides Volvo & Mercedes Benz bus service to Delhi, Ahmedabad, Jaipur, Udaipur and Jaisalmer. Recently, Bus Rapid Transit System (BRTS) is launched in the city with low floor and semi low floor buses plying on major routes. It is well connected to the National Highway network with three National Highways and to the Rajasthan State Highway network with ten state highways.

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