Jodhpur : Jodhpur the former capital of Marwar state, was founded in 1459 by Rao Jodha who claimed descent form Rama (the hero of the epic Ramayana). The city was built as a result of warring brothers.
The massive fort – Mehrangarh – came first and around it grew the city of Jodhpur protected by a high stone wall with seven gates and countless bastions. Today, the city has grown on all sides to become the second largest city of Rajasthan.Jodhpur is still one of the leading centers for cattle, camels, salt and agricultural crops.
Exploring the city promises you a delightful encounter with an array of tempting art craft creations as also the unusual lifestyle and costumer of Jodhpuris. The roads are wide but crowded with pavement stalls. The women folk wear wide gathered skirt; slightly shorter than seen in jaipur and a hip length jacket modestly covering front and back with three-quarter length sleeves; brightly colored and aesthetically designed. more...
Mehrangarh Fort || Jaswant Thada || Umaid Bhawan Palace || Girdikot and Sardar Market
Suggested Itineraries :
:: Magical Rajasthan Tour (9 Nights / 10 Days)
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