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Things to do in Jodhpur

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Jodhpur is often called as the Blue city of India and also one of the best cities of Rajasthan for the tourists. The people who visit here find the place glimpses of royal forts and palaces and some of the most stunning architectures of ancient India. The city is also called as the Gateway of Thar and that is why the tourists can have a complete view of the Thar Desert while visiting the city through the various safaris. The camel safari is one of the best trips one can have through camel safaris. Besides the forts and havelis the city is also famous for its handicrafts, spices and fabrics and the tourists love the place for its gorgeous markets and lovely sceneries.

List of Must do Things in Jodhpur

A trip to Mehrangrah Fort

Mehrangarh Fort is no doubt one of the massive structures of the country and indeed one of the best Jodhpur attractions to explore. The palace is just an awesome one to view and no one can ignore its beauty and dramatic way of building it where the royals used to stay in. the palace comprises of many other sections such as Sheesh Mahal, Phool Mahal and Moti Mahal which are extremely beautiful and defines the exquisite architecture of Rajasthani and Mughal style.The palace was built by RaoJodha is the year 1458 and stated as his new capital.

Hanging on the Flying Fox

The flying fox which is the exclusive ropeway from the Mehrangarh Fort is an extremely enthralling and adventurous experience that no tourist would like to miss it and that is why they love to hang on them and view the marvelous view of the Jodhpur city. The person who will glide over the beautiful landscapes and have the experience to view the fort in new angles and see the two desert lakes, and the person can trek through the Rao Jodha eco-park and enjoy the best view of the fort and it is one of the must do things in Jodhpur.

Visiting Balsamand Lake and Lake Palace

This is the beautiful Balsamand lake and the Lake palace which is built on its arena and the lake is also a nice picnic spot and that is why the tourists can have a nice time out there. The Balasamand Lake palace is a gorgeous heritage hotel and the tourists can have the best and warm hospitality here. The lake palace is also a nice one to have a quiet time as it is surrounded by nice fruit orchards an d the interior of the palace is just another thing to enjoy and tourists love being here and they can never forget it

Trip to the Rao Jodha Desert Rock Park

This is a beautiful rock park where the tourists will see the flora and fauna of the desert and Rao Jodha Desert Park is made in both styles natural and artificial way and the park offers a splendid view of the surrounding Mehrangarh fort and there are some ponds built inside it and the tourists will love the place. The park is spread across 70 hectares and one can have a look at the gorgeous and rocky terrains which are viewed in a more pleasant look during the months of July to October and one can also see the best flora of beautiful desert flowers.

Visit of the Stunning Umaid Bhawan Palace and Museum

It could be no wrong in saying that the stunning palace of UmaidBhawan is the status of Jodhpur among the primary and major Jodhpur attractions. Umaid Bhawan Palace was built by Umaid Singh and the complete palace is built with sandstone and marble and it is one of the most lavish royal residences of India and is also has got the honor of the most prestigious “World’s best hotel at the Traveler’s Choice Award” and it is one of the best heritage hotels of the country and of the world and presently managed by the Taj Group of Hotels and the museum in it exhibits some of the rare collection of stuffed leopards.

Visiting the Jaswant Thada

This could be one of the important things to do in Jodhpur and Jaswant Thada is considered as one of the most unique architectures of the city and it is a memorial which is dedicated to the rulers of Marwar as their burial ground. Apart from being a memorial and a war burial ground the architecture is splendidly made and people consider it as one of the most visited places of Jodhpur where they can see the gorgeous carving of the stones and a garden and a lake making it a very peaceful place to be.

Going for Desert Safaris

As Jodhpur is known as the Gateway to Thar and that is why the travelers can go for the best safaris through jeep and camel and they can get the best organizers to get the best package for them and they can get to see the golden sand dunes of the Thar. But the travelers have to decide about the weather and they have to choose it well as the night of the desert are filled with stars so it would be indeed a romantic night to spend on the sands and the days are sunny and hot, so the choice of the weather becomes important.

Attending the Festivals of Jodhpur

Jodhpur is also known for its best festivals and the travelers from all over the world come here to visit these festivals and they are comprised of music, culture and ancient traditions of the state. And amongst them the Desert Kite Festival, Nagaur Festival, and Sufi Festival which is also counted as amongst the best festivals of the city and the peple come to listen the best Sufi singers from all corners of the world and becomes a great aura of music and culture.

Jodhpur, Rajasthan

Jodhpur, Rajasthan

Jodhpur by Magda & Maciej

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