JODHPUR

GENERAL INFORMATION

Area   75.50 Sq km.
Altitude   230 Meters
Climate Max Min
Summer 42.2°c 36.6°c
winter 27.5°c 15.5°c
Rainfall   31 cm
Clothing Summer Winter
Light tropical Woollen
Best season   October – March
Languages   English, Hindi, Marwari

Jodhpur, the previous Capital of Marwar State, was established in 1459 by Rao Jodha, who guaranteed plunge from Lord Rama (the legend of the epic Ramayana). The city was worked as an aftereffect of warring siblings.

The gigantic fortress Mehrangarh started things out and around it developed the city of Jodhpur secured by a high stone divider with seven entryways and endless bastions. Today, the city has developed to wind up the second biggest city of Rajasthan.

Jodhpur is still one of the main habitats for wood, cows, camels, salt and farming products. Investigating the city guarantees you a delightful experience with a variety of enticing workmanship and art manifestations as additionally the irregular way of life and gatherings of people of Jodhpur.

Jodhpur is a fortune trove for the deal seekers as well. The bazaars are known for an extensive accumulation of the tie and color fabrics into a great degree fine plans; and for excellent Jutes or Slippers in softened cowhide, camel skin, velvet, calfskin and overwhelming all-over Zari or gold string weaving. There are incalculable shops offering trinkets made of marble from close by Makrana. Look over a far-reaching scope of enriching and helpful things – enamelware, containers, water jugs, to give some examples. Sojati entryway,

Jalori Gate, and the more current Mehta Market are the perfect shopping regions of Jodhpur.

The celebrations extend a veritable impression of the best that the Rajasthani society can offer. Without a doubt, an unequaled and unmatched chance to end up part of the glittering festivals and convey back home a sweet and an unending knowledge of the desert land.

TOURIST PLACES

MEHRANGARH FORT

Spread more than 5 km on an opposite slope and looking down from a tallness of around 100 meters, Mehrangarh Fort is one of the best protected in Rajasthan. It houses probably the most complicatedly enhanced Palaces with stunningly cut boards and latticed windows. Moti Mahal, Sheesh Mahal, Sileh Khana and Daulat Khana are a portion of the critical zones to visit and view the gathering of palanquins, howdahs, regal supports, smaller than usual, musical instruments, outfits, and furniture.

JASWANT THADA

A group of illustrious cenotaphs, in white marble, lies near the fort. Worked in 1899 in the memory of Maharaja Jaswant Singh, the cenotaphs additionally house pictures of the leaders of Jodhpur. It has to a great degree uncommon 15 cm thick unadulterated limitless marble pieces.

UMAID BHAWAN PALACE

The main castle to be inherent the mid-twentieth century in India, it was intended to be a starvation alleviation venture which offered work to natives for 16 long years. It is a noteworthy rose shading sandstone structure. It is today being run as a grand hotel while a piece of it is still held by the past royal family.

MANDORE GARDENS

Arranged 9 km toward the north of Jodhpur, Mandore was the capital of Marwar preceding the establishment of Jodhpur remaining on a level sitting above the present Mandore Gardens. The broad greenery enclosures with high shake porches make it a prominent neighborhood fascination and a cookout spot. The remains of the first capital of Marwar now in vestiges, stand in rich, shady gardens and are entered by means of the Ajit Pole, the entryway that was an inherent festival of Ajit Singh’s triumph over the Mughal`s in 1707 AD.

The greenhouses additionally contain the cenotaphs of Jodhpur rulers, and the biggest and the finest of every one of them, the taking off commemoration to Maharaja Ajit Singh. Here, one might locate a charming accumulation of cremation-site remembrances, for the most part, seventeenth eighteenth century set in the midst of shockingly green, clean and bother free gardens.

The highlight of the Mandore Gardens incorporate the realistic Hall of Heroes, a stone divider with high help, splendidly painted delineations of nearby legends, for example, Pabuji and Chamunda and swarmed present-day place of worship of 300 million Gods.

Fairs in Rajasthan are legendary in nature, identifying with divine beings and goddesses. They are even celebrated to honor the courageous deeds of medieval legends.

Mandore Gardens give the ideal venue to The Marwar Festival, held in memory of the saints of Rajasthan. The celebration is praised in the Hindu month of Ashwin (Sept.- Oct.) in Jodhpur, the previous capital of Marwar Province.

HOW TO GET THERE

By Air – Indian airlines flights available from Delhi, Mumbai, Udaipur and Jaipur.

By Rail – Railways connect Jodhpur with many important cities of the country.

By Road – Jodhpur can also be reached through a dense network of road connections. Some key distances are

DISTANCE
Delhi
Bikaner
Jaipur
Udaipur
Jaisalmer
Pushkar
JODHPUR
602 km
260 km
340 km
266 Km
285 km
221 Km