Jodhpur is an ideal place where you can experience the royalty of medieval India. The formidable Mehrangarh Fort, museums, palaces and splendid gardens all hint about the extravagant lifestyle of the erstwhile period. The city is nicknamed is the 'Sun City' due to the bright and sunny weather it upholds all the year round.
Jodhpur at a glance
Language spoken- Rajasthani,English,Hindi
Best time to visit-October To March
Seasons-Summer (March to June) Winter(November to February) Monsoon(July to September)
Cuisine-Rajasthani and other Cuisines
Temperature- Winter: 4 degree to 19 degree, Summer: 32 degree to 40 degree.
Places of attraction here are
Mehrangarh Fort- Founded by Rao Jodha in 15th century, the Mehrangarh Fort is situated on a 150m high hill and is one of the largest forts in Rajathan. The fort also houses a museum and a Chamunda Mata temple.
Umaid Bhawan Palace- With the elegant looks, the Umaid Bhawan Palace is partly a heritage hotel and the other part of it is still a royal residence. The palace is one of the world’s largest private residences.
Mandore Garden- The Mandore gardens situated 10 kms from Jodhpur, was the former capital of the Maharajas of Mewar. It houses cenotaphs of various rulers of Jodhpur built along the lines of Hindu temples, unlike other cenotaphs.