Plan a tour to Jodhpur Rajasthan to experience the rich cultural heritage of the region. The second largest city of Rajasthan, Jodhpur is fondly known as the ‘Blue City’. This fascinating city was founded in 1459 by Rao Jodha. The blue city of Jodhpur boasts of its forts and palaces. As you travel to Jodhpur, satiate your urge for culture and history.
Tour to Jodhpur Rajasthan will take you to some of the famous tourist attractions of the place. You will found several monuments as reminders of the era gone by. The most important landmark of the blue city is the Mehrangarh Fort. Rao Jodha built this impressive fort in 1459. The fort houses many historic buildings. Travel to Jodhpur and acquaint yourself with its historic charm. Jaswant Thada, a royal cenotaph, is located close to the Mehrangarh Fort.
See the grand and exquisite architecture of Umaid Bhavan Palace on your Jodhpur tour. Built in the 20th century by Maharaja Umaid Singh, the palace is surrounded by plush green gardens. A part of this palace has been revamped to provide modern facilities and Indian hospitality to visitors. Art buffs and history lovers can visit the Jodhpur Museum, which is a rich repository of armory, arts and crafts, textiles, miniature paintings, manuscripts, etc.
There are several tourist sites around the blue city. One can go for excursions to the neighboring places from Jodhpur. Proceed to Mandore (8 km away) for visiting the Mandore gardens and the Royal Cenotaphs. You can make a trip to Guda Bishnoi Village, which is 25 km away from Jodhpur. Here you can see and observe the tribal life of Rajasthan. To see the religious face of Rajasthan, one can travel to Ossian temples. You can also plan a picnic at Balsamand Lake.