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Jodhpur Travel Guide



Jodhpur, once the capital of the former princely state of Marwar, it is the second largest city of Rajasthan, after Jaipur. The royal heritage of the Jodhpur city is evident in the hilltop eyrie, Mehrangarh fort that has seen the various phases of its history. Today, the Jodhpur city is a part of the Desert Tourist Triangle and offers exquisite palaces, forts, temples and havelis, which stand testimony to the imperial grandeur.

How to Reach
Air : Jodhpur has its own airport and regular flight services conect the city with other major cities in and around Rajasthan.
Rail : The city is also well connected by the railway lines and trains are available for other major cities in the country from here. The 'Palace on Wheels' also visits this city of royal splendour.
Road : The state transport has bus services from other cities of the state and some services are interstate too.

City Travel Attractions
Umaid Bhawan
On the other side of the city, facing the fort is the Umaid Bhawan Palace also known as Chhittar Palace built as a famine relief project. It is said to be one of the finest surviving examples of Indo-colonial style of architecture in the world. It now runs as a hotel, though, a part of it has been retained as a museum and part as royal residence.

Mehrangarh Fort
Located at the very centre of the city visible from the surrounding area is Mehrangarh literally meaning "Majestic Fort”. A collection of musical instruments, palanquins, furniture and cannons on the fort's ramparts are well - preserved.

Marwar Festival
Marwar Festival is held every year in memory of the heroes of Rajasthan. The festival is held in the month of Ashwin (September-October) in Jodhpur, for two days during the full moon of Sharad Poornima.

Climate
Jodhpur has extreme type of climate with very high temperature variations.
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