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Jodhpur Tour by Tempo Traveler

Same Day Jodhpur Tour by Tempo Traveler

Jodhpur is another tourist magnet in Rajasthan. Amongst the ample of tourist attractions in Jodhpur, a couple of interesting places are like Jaswant Thada and Mehrangarh. Visitors come here to discover the modern city with medieval charm. The majestic city gives you an opportunity to explore its rich heritage and culture. During the period of sixteenth century the city was the capital of Rajput Rathors, depicts a many aspects of splendor and whispers to you stories of its brave erstwhile rulers. Decorated with multi-color epithets such as Sun City, Blue city and gateway to the Thar Desert - the city has been tourist's haunts for many decades.


Jodhpur is second largest city in the Indian state of Rajasthan and has long been a popular destination among international tourists. However, surprisingly few visitors know the origins of its sobriquet, “the blue city”. The old town is a wonderful example of vivid colours providing a photogenic backdrop to everyday life. The city is known as the Sun City for the bright, sunny weather it enjoys all year. It is also referred to as the Blue City due to the blue-painted houses around the Mehrangarh Fort. Jodhpur lies near the geographic centre of Rajasthan state, which makes it a convenient base for travel in a region much frequented by tourists. The old city of Jodhpur is surrounded by a thick stone wall.

What to See in Jodhpur


One of the most stunning hill forts of Rajasthan, Mehrangarh appears to rise from the bluff-coloured sandstone hill itself, so well built into the base that it is difficult to tell where the hill ends and the walls begin.

Umaid Bhawan Palace

Umaid Bhawan Palace can qualify for several firsts: the largest private residence in the world, the finest extant example of art-deco, the only palace to have painting from the Ramayana painted by a Polish artist, the first to use air-conditioning, electricity and elevators, and the most impressive for its size and dimensions.

Jaswant Thada

A cluster of royal cenotaphs in white marble built in 1899 A.D. in memory of Maharaja Jaswant Singh II. Within the main cenotaph are the portraits of various Jodhpur rulers. Government Museum: Located in the Umaid gardens on High Court Road, it has a large and fairly interesting collection.

Mehrangarh Fort Museum

This is an excellent museum with rare and interesting artifacts, textiles, paintings, transport items etc. laid out with utmost care and thought. The Palanquin Gallery and Howdah Gallery display a superb collection of old and costly specimens of great historical value.

Government Museum, Mandore

About 8 kms form Jodhpur; Mandore was the capital of Marwar. This enchanting place having beautifully carved cenotaphs, halls of heroes, palaces and old fort, is of immense historical importance.