city was founded by the chief of the Rathore
Clan - Rao Jodha, in 1459. Jodhpur
is also known as the Blue city because in
the old city area almost all the houses are
painted blue. The city is second largest city
- New Delhi
Jodhpur - Mumbai
Jodhpur - Jaisalmer
There frequent deluxe & express buses
in every 30 minutes from Jaipur, & regular
buses from Udaipur, Ajmer, Bikaner, Delhi,
Jaisalmer & Ahmedabad.
There are few express trains to/from Jodhpur.
The Jodhpur-Jaisalmer Express leaves every
night at 11:15 PM & arrives Jaisalmer
at 5:05 AM, the same returns to Jodhpur
at 11:15 PM & reaches at 5:15 AM. The
Mandore Express leaves Jodhpur at 7:30 PM
7 arriving in Delhi at 6:30 AM. The Intercity
Express leaves to Jaipur at 5:45 AM &
reaches at 10:30 AM.
There are daily flights to Delhi via Jaipur
& to Mumbai via Udaipur. The city airport
is just 5 kms away from the old city.
Places to See
Mehrangarh Fort :
The spectacular hilltop fort is situated on
a 150m high hill, This is one of the largest
forts in India & still run by the Maharaja
of Jodhpur. This fort has museum which house
antiques, ornaments & weapons.
This milky-white marble cenotaph was built
in 1899 in the memory of Maharaja Jaswant
Singh II. It is also know as the Taj Mahal
The palace has 347 rooms & counted among
the finest palaces of India. A part of the
palace is a museum now & the rest of
the past is converted into a luxury hotel.
& Markets ::
Its the place for Shopping. The nearby Sadar
Bazaar is perfect for buying handicrafts,
textiles & silver.
The beautiful garden has few Cenotaphs of
Jodhpur's former rulers and small temples.
In summers Jodhpur has temperature between 36.6°
C to 42.2° C
In winters Jodhpur has temperature between 15.5°
C to 27.5° C
Maximum Rainfall 31.87 cms