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Jodhpur Tourist Places

 
 
Jodhpur is one of the historic townships in the province of Rajasthan in India. This State has several forts, lakes, temples, and gardens that were built by the Kings who ruled the State before Moghal and British regimes. Therefore, Rajasthan Jodhpur is also embellished with some of those places worth visiting. Kaylana lake and Balsam lake are two of the famous tourists haunts in Jodhpur city. Other tourist places in Jodhpur include Jodhpur palace such as Umaid Bhavan Palace, and Jaswant thada. Part of Umaid Bhavan Palace is now offered to tourists to experience the past glory and regal splendor. However, prior booking is necessary for a stay in this historic hotel in Jodhpur.

The city is connected by air, railways, and road, however, Jodhpur weather can be very hot for people coming from cooler parts of the world, so traveling by air or train is advisable. Tourists can buy Jodhpur map from any of the State sponsored tourist outlets. Some of the hotels also offer free Jodhpur map and city guides with information about Jodhpur to tourists so that the guests are not lost anywhere in the city.

Like the rest of Rajasthan, Jodhpur city is brimming with colors and quaint buildings. Local people are friendly and offer some of the local drinks to beat the heat.  There are exciting festivals to look forward to in this city, the most famous of them being Gangaur. The city has several shopping areas for bargain hunting. Textiles with ethnic prints, ethnic jewelry, silver ware, terracotta objects, and other craft works can be bought here as souvenirs.
 
 

Jodhpur Tourist Map


 
Facts About Jodhpur
Area 5.50 km2
State Rajasthan
Languages Marwari, Hindi, English
Best Time to Visit October to March
Nearest Railway Station Jodhpur Railway Station
Nearest Airport Jodhpur Airport
Famous Umaid Bhawan Palace, Mehrangarh Fort, Jaswant Thada, Osiyan Temple, Kaman Art gallery
STD Code 91-291
 

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