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Discover Blue City Jodhpur
6 Nov 2019

Home to Mehrangarh Fort that overlooks the blue city, Jodhpur is a popular tourist destination in Rajasthan. Also, known as the Sun City it is here in Jodhpur that you get to see it first every morning.  Divided into old and new, the city features some beautiful architecture marvel swayed in the sandy folds of the Thar Desert. Famous for its forts and palaces, find out what are the ideal tourist attractions to see during your Jodhpur Excursion.

Mehrangarh Fort

Towering the city of Jodhpur, Mehrangarh fort is considered one of the best places to visit in India. Perched on the hilltop as you look at the structure, it is hard to find, out the common wall that separates the fort from the hill. Inside of the fort is home to magnificent palace that is embellished with labyrinthine carvings. The massive structure also features a museum that displays precious artwork of ancient times.

Jaswant Thada

On a Jodhpur tour if you are visiting Mehrangarh fort then a trip to Jaswant Thada is mandatory. Known as the Taj Mahal of Marwar,  it is basically a collection of monuments made of white marble. It was built in year 1899 A.D.in remembrance of Maharaja Jaswant Singh 2. Its Multilevel garden and beautifully carved pavilion enhance the beauty of the structure.

Umaid Bhavan Palace

Named after Maharaja Umaid Singh, it is an exquisite structure that is luxurious and a sight to behold.  Spread across a large area the palace has 347 rooms and a part of it is operated by the Taj Group of Hotels. It is one of the prominent places to visit in Jodhpur that houses galleries featuring regal items. Built-in a European and Indian style of architecture the Palace is all drenched in royalty.

Clock Tower

It is a prominent landmark of Jodhpur that was basically built by Maharaja Sardar Singh. It has a vibrant market and narrow alleys where you will find vendor selling vegetables, and handicraft items. Frequented by tourists the Sardar Market just located beside the tower is always bustling with life. It is the ideal place to leisure around and shopping for souvenirs, which you can take back home.

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