Jodhpur is the second largest city in Rajasthan and often referred to as the ‘Gateway to Thar’. Forts, palaces, havelis, and temples, palaces are characteristic features of Jodhpur. These structures exhibit various shades of blue, hence giving Jodhpur the name ‘Blue City of India’. Jodhpur is also well-known for its ‘Malani’ breed of horses. The city has been built at the same site where the princely state of Marwar used to be (and for this reason, people from the region are called ‘Marwaris’). You can get to Jodhpur easily through different means of transport: rail (Jodhpur Railway Station), road (BRTS), and air (Jodhpur Airport). Presently, Jodhpur is also a major tourism and education hub. The cuisine (and sweetmeats) of Jodhpur is also quite famous. The city has been featured in many a Hollywood/Indian flick. Jodhpur offers plenty of accommodation choices catering to all kinds of travellers. However, the best way to have a pleasant vacation in the Blue City is by spending it in a resort. Resorts in Jodhpur offer amenities to keep you entertained and comfortable during your stay such as air-conditioning, free Wifi connectivity, on-site parking, a TV with DTH connection, a mini-fridge, speedy room service and complimentary breakfast. Apart from these, these resorts also provide avenues for entertainment, food, beverages, and recreation within the property. Resorts usually come with a swimming pool, an in-house restaurant, a bar, and a recreation center. Jodhpur has several tourist attractions that are worth paying a visit to. These include the mesmerising Mehrangarh Fort which boasts chambers with intricate carvings, picturesque courtyards, sun-kissed galleries, sprawling balconies, and fancy private abodes. Umaid Bhawan Palace is yet another landmark that warrants a visit for its superb collection of vintage cars and clocks. You can also check out places/landmarks such as Rao Jodha Desert Rock Park, Jaswant Thada, Sardar Samand Lake, Mandore Gardens, Umed Garden Zoo, Balsamand Lake, and Clock Tower. If you enjoy shopping, visit the Tripolia Market where you can colored fabric, antiques, and idols. Some of the top-rated restaurants in Jodhpur include Kalinga Restaurant, Gypsy Pure Veg, Indique, Skyzz Restaurant, Jhankar Choti Haveli, Om Cafe, The Curry’s, Rockyard, and On the Rocks.
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