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Jodhpur


Overview

Jodhpur is the second biggest city in Rajasthan. Recognized as the Sun city of Rajasthan, the district of Jodhpur is centrally located in the western region of the state. Jodhpur is bordered by Nagaur in East, Jaisalmer in west, Bikaner in North and Barmer as well as Pali in the South.


Jodhpur is often referred to as the ‘Gateway to Thar' because it is located right on the border of the Thar Desert. It is also popular as the ‘Sun City' because it experiences bright and sunny days throughout the year. Another name for this city is ‘Blue City' because the houses around the Mehrangarh Fort are all painted blue.

Jodhpur is not only popular because of its palaces, forts and temples, but also because of its handicrafts, folk dances and folk music. The tie and dye textiles, lacquer ware, embroidered leather shoes, antiques, puppets, carpets, Rajasthani textiles, miniature camels and elephants, clay figurines, marble inlay work and classic silver jewellery found in Jodhpur are popular worldwide.


Some of the places to visit in Jodhpur include the Mehrangarh Fort, the Jaswant Thada, the Umaid Bhawan Palace, the Rai ka Baag Palace, Balsammand Lake, Kaylana Lake and Sardar Samand Lake. Mandore Garden, Umed Garden and Nehru Park also attract a large number of people.

 

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Jodhpur is the second biggest city in Rajasthan. Recognized as the Sun city of Rajasthan, the district of Jodhpur is centrally located in the western region of the state. Jodhpur is bordered by Nagaur in East, Jaisalmer in west, Bikaner in North and Barmer as well as Pali in the South.

Hotels near Jodhpur

Bal Samand Palace

Balsamand Palace is a Welcomheritage hotel located at Five kilometres north to the city of Jodhpur (Rajasthan, India) overlooking maginificent Balsamand Lake. It is a fine specimen of Rajput architecture in red sandstone surrounded by wide expanses of lush green gardens.


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Taj Hari Mahal

Hotel Taj Hari Mahal is located at Jodhpur (Rajasthan, India), is spread over 6 acres of lush, landscaped gardens and located close to the city centre. The architecture of the hotel is a blend of motifs from the Mandore region and contemporary styling, giving it an air of elegance.


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Bishnoi Village Camp And Resort

Bishnoi Village Resort is situated in the midst of Bishnoi villages, about 22 K.M. from Jodhpur city,Rajashtan, India on the route of Jodhpur to Udaipur & Ranakpur temple. The Guda lake, where the migratory birds comes every year, is about 2 k.m. from the Resort. Bishnoi is a new Resort and Camp Site in Jodhpur that redefines the concept of luxury and comfort with its stunning appeal, Rajasthani, beauty and elegance. The Sun City - Jodhpur never had it so good- a Camp & Resort that sp
Best Price: Rs.1600 per day


  
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