Rajasthan, Jodhpur tour details
Like Jaipur, Jodhpur is another traditional city of Rajasthan. Jodhpur is a very ancient city. The distance from Jaipur to Jodhpur is about 333 kilometers. It takes about 6 hours to go by train. The fare is 120 rupees. We went to Jaipur from Delhi. We took a morning train there and reached Jodhpur at 11 in the morning.
Jodhpur is the gateway to the desert region of Rajasthan. The attraction of Jodhpur is its maze of narrow alleys, sculptural houses on the side of the road, mansions, and ornate temples. The sights of Jodhpur can be seen by auto or car day by day. The main attraction is of course the 5 km long Meherangarh Fort. The fort has four entrances – Joypole, Fatehpole, Lohapole. The road went around the hill into the fort. Inside the fort, take a look at the palaces like Motimahal, Shishmahal, Phulmahala, Shilekhana, Daulatkhana, etc. Inside is the royal museum. The fort is open from 9 am to 5 pm. At the foot of the fort, on the shores of the lake, is the monument to Maharaja Yasobanta Singh, Yasobanta Thada. It is also open from 9 am to 5 pm. Another attraction of Jodhpur is the Umed Bhavan Palace of pink marble built-in Chattar Hill on the outskirts of the city. The palace still houses the royal family. And in one part is the Palace Museum.
1. Meherangarh Fort
Rao Jodha built this fort in the middle of the 1400s. From this fort, you can see the whole of Jodhpur. An attractive courtyard designed by Rajpur Gharana, glass windows, and various mahals will take you to the Rajpur era in one fell swoop. You have to go to Meherangarh to find the extraordinary combination of nobility and valor. There is also a museum inside. Where you can see the royal palanquin, weapons, and clothing stock. You can also go for a romantic dinner at a state-of-the-art restaurant called Chakelao Mahal in the heart of the fort.
2. Umaid Bhavan Palace:
One of the best addresses for destination weddings in India is the Umaid Bhavan Palace. The Taj Hotel is in charge of this. Part of this royal palace, known as Maharaja Umed Singh, is open to the public, which is actually a huge museum.
3. Jaswant Thadai
Jaswant Thada is near Meherangarh fort. This memorial was built in the name of Maharaja Jaswant Singh II. The beauty of the garden and a lake will enchant you. Fortresses made of marble, elite doors of bright colors can be a great place for your photo shoot.
4. Rajasthani thali, kachuri, and sweets
Jodhpur is a favorite food destination for many people. You have to try the royal Rajasthani Thali with 29 terms in Gypsy.
5. Local market and shopping
Jodhpur is famous for its silver jewelry and junk jewelry. You will have to visit the Jodhpur market to collect blankets and carpets, Rajasthani shoes, handloom fabrics, etc. Some of the famous markets here are Sarafa Bazar, Tripolia Bazar, Clock Tower Market, Naya Sarak, etc.