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Srihari  Kapu

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Blue City an amazing place in India to visit

It is a beautiful city a lot of wonder forts to visit all around. It is also named Sun city. Not only forts it had got diverse culture and you find many kinds of food and sweets. There are many places to visit in jodhpur among them Mehrangarh fort at which you can find flying fox for adventure on the rope. Umaid bhawan palace, clock tower, ansanh plaza, and many more. There are many types of cuisines to eat in jodhpur Mave ki Kachori, Besan ki Chaaki, Maakhan Vade, Makhaniya Lassi, Hot & Spicy Mirchibada. There are many places for shopping in jodhpur, which can keep your self busy and am sure you will be in a confusion to buy which one first.

I would suggest you to take the gust rooms like Blue Haveli or some other in Jodhpur, I you are keen about economy go a head with local taxi take the tours around the city for the sightseeing.

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Yashdeep  Chouhan

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Awesome city with awesome food

I have been in Jodhpur for a while. Its a great destination to visit in Rajasthan. The Forts and Palaces here are incredible. The view of city from fort is amazing. Completely covered with blue colour. That's why it is called as Blue City. The peoples here are very helpful and sweet wearing colourful clothes specially ladies. Gents wear colourful turbans also called as safa. Among all the food is out of the world here.
Here are the famous food destination in jodhpurs.
1. Chatrbhuj Ke Gulab Jamun: A small shop located in inner city serves worlds best gulab jamun.
2. Manak Chowk Ke Mirchi Bade: Situated in Manak Chowk near famous ghantaghar. Famous for its spicy onion mirchi bada.
3. Mishri Lal Ki Lassi: Situated at ghantaghar entrance serves amazing lassi.
4. Ghaas Mandi ki maave ki kachori: A corner shop in area called ghaas mandi serves Maave ki kachori.

These are the following things which every travellers must taste to complete his/ her journey of Jodhpur.

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History of Jodhpur

Jodhpur in Rajasthan is one of the most popular tourist destinations because of its havelis, forts, rich heritage and because it was home to the Maharaja and his Royal family. It is also called the ‘Blue City’ because of the houses around Mehrangarh fort that are painted in blue.

Jodhpur was founded by Rao Jodha, the Chief of Rathore Clan in 1459. Thus the city is named after him. Much later, during the British Raj, Jodhpur flourished and became one of the largest cities in Rajasthan.

People and Culture of Jodhpur

Jodhpur is always full of tourists from all over the world. The city has a rich cultural heritage and a majority of the population speak in Rajasthani, Marwari and Hindi.

The main festivals in Jodhpur include Jodhpur International Desert Kite Festival, Nagaur Fair, Marwar Festival and Jodhpur Rajasthan International Folk Festival. These festivals are celebrated with great pomp and show.

Things to Do in Jodhpur

Famous for its forts, museums, palaces, havelis and other splendid architectural buildings, Jodhpur is indeed buzzing with tourists all year round. There are lots of places to see in Jodhpur. Mehrangarh Fort is one of the must places to visit in Jodhpur. This fort is one of the largest forts in India and is still run by Jodhpur Royal family. It has many palaces enclosed within its boundaries.

From the list of Jodhpur tourist places, Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum is another popular tourist attraction. The museum exhibits the exclusive belongings that were owned by Maharaja and the Royal family. The museum displays everything from antiques to crockery to photographs to clocks to various other elite things. Umaid Mahal is the residence of former Jodhpur Royal family and some part of the palace is maintained by Taj Hotels. Umaid Mahal is indeed one of the popular Jodhpur places to visit. Ghanta Ghar and Mandore are other two Jodhpur attractions.

Food and Shopping in Jodhpur

Apart from sightseeing in Jodhpur, the city also has a number of posh as well as pocket friendly restaurants of different cuisine. Jodhpur tour is incomplete without a tall glass of lassi and kachori. Maakhan vade, Besan ki chakki, Pachkuta, Hot & Spicy Mirchibada and Kachoris are famous snacks and sweets of Jodhpur that you will find in all eateries.

Things to do in Jodhpur also includes shopping. Handicrafts, antiques, tie and dye clothes, embroidered shoes and jewellery are some famous things of Jodhpur. Clock Tower Market, Mochi Bazaar, Nai Sarak and Sojati Gate Market are the most famous markets of Jodhpur. Without a visit to these markets, your trip to Jodhpur is incomplete.

Accommodation in Jodhpur

Tourists who are wondering how to reach Jodhpur can choose to travel to Jodhpur by bus, by flight, by train or by taxi. There are various luxury hotels, budget hotels, resorts and guest houses for accommodation in Jodhpur. Also, many hotels in Jodhpur are in the vicinity of major Jodhpur sightseeing places. Plan Jodhpur getaways with your family or friends and book a hotel in advance to avoid the last minute rush!

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