Wouldn’t it be like a dream to wake up and greeted by the first ray of the sun not through the window of your home but in the land where the sun ‘rises’? Yes! Jodhpur will make this dream come true for sure, as Jodhpur is the only city where the sun is visible very first in the morning. And hence Jodhpur is also known as the Sun City. One more interesting fact related to the name of the city is that it has been founded by Rao Jodha, and hence it is known as Jodhpur. Jodhpur can be the perfect destination for your next trip! It has everything from serenity, peace, vibrant history, splendid culture, and the best visiting places. Jodhpur never ever disappoints its tourists.



umaid bhawan

Umaid Bhawan Palace is one of the perfect places to visit in Jodhpur if you want to get a glimpse of its architecture and history. The palace is situated on the highest point of the city. The palace is one of the largest private residences in the world, having about 347 rooms. The architecture of the palace is just wow! In the architecture, the perfect blend of the European and Indian styles can be perfectly seen. A part of the palace is still a residence of a former royal family. The other parts of the palace are under the Taj Group and are used as a hotel and museum. You can visit here anytime, but entry to the residence is prohibited.


mandore gardens

If you want to get the perfect feels of Jodhpur, then so visit this must-visit place of Jodhpur! The tranquil and serene environment with the enchanting beauty of nature will wipe all your tiredness and stress away. The Mandore Garden is a great attraction for tourists in Jodhpur. The versatility of the place is just amazing. In the garden, with the peace of mind, you can also get a museum to visit known as the ‘Hall of Heroes’ and a temple that is devoted to the 33 crore gods and goddesses. The statues and artifacts in the museum are a perfect piece of the unique and splendid architecture of Rajasthan.


clock tower jodhpur

Clock Tower is a famous and one of the must visit places in Jodhpur. The clock tower offers a perfect view of the fort and, at the same time, is adjacent to the most famous Sardar Market. Getting beautiful and perfect shopping is the only thing that is needed when you are on a trip! From handicrafts and saris to spices and vegetables, everything can be found in this famous market of Jodhpur. The market has over 7000 shops that make it even more interesting to visit this place.

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balsamand lake

This is the perfect place for nature lovers to visit in Jodhpur. The lush green surrounding having plum groves, papaya groves, mango groves, pomegranate groves, and the serene environment with the birds chirping all around the place feels like a paradise. This place was intended to serve as a summer resort to the royal family of Jodhpur. The palace around showcases the perfect Rajasthani architecture. Now the palace has been turned into a hotel.


mehrangarh fort

 How can one miss the Mehrangarh Fort in Jodhpur? The fort is the foundation stone of Rao Jodha that makes it even more important. To sit at the top of this 400-feet-high fort and get a glimpse of the beautiful landscape and the grandeur of the Jodhpur is one of the best activities to perform while being in Jodhpur. It is a memorable experience. The fort has a glorious testimony of the ruling dynasty of Jodhpur. The unique paintings, textiles, arms and armory, and decorative art makes it one of the best museums in the whole state of Rajasthan. Moreover, there are some prominent places to witness in the fort that you can’t afford to miss, such as Phool Mahal, Sheesh Mahal, and Moti Mahal, to name a few. This fort will take you to another era.


jasawant thada

One of the best places to visit in Jodhpur is Jaswant Thada. It is the perfect piece of creation that reflects India’s brilliancy in architecture. It is situated just a little distance away from the Mehrangarh Fort and is situated beside a lake. The monument commemorates Maharaja Jaswant Singh II, who once ruled Jodhpur. The use of white marble and the peaceful surroundings makes this place more enchanting. It is known for its extensive collection of portraits and paintings of Jodhpur rulers.



Mahamandir Temple in Jodhpur is of great importance. The temple is a sanctified spot that is given to Lord Shiva. The temple is located on the outskirts of the city and grabs the attention of so many tourists. The temple is supported by 84 pillars, each having a unique design and figures that depict the yoga figures. The ambiance of the temple is sacred and soothes the nerves.

So, what is your plan for visiting Jodhpur?