High Season : Oct - Mar
10 - 33℃
Low Season : Apr - Sep
42 - 24℃
Nearest Airport -JDH
Jodhpur Airport
Nearest Train Stations -JU
Jodhpur Railway Station


The history of Jodhpur revolves around the Rathore family. Rao Jodha is the head of the Rathore family and he established Jodhpur in 1459. The city is named after him. It was formerly known as Marwar.  Rathore established and strengthened themselves in the area and they drove out  Pratiharas in Mandor. Except for Aurangzeb, the Russo family maintained good relations with all the Mughal people. Maharaja Jaswant Singh even supported Shahjahan's inheritance struggle. After Aurangzeb's death, Prince Ajit Singh drove the Mughals out of Ajmer and added it to Marwar (now Jodhpur). Under the rule of Maharaja Ume Singh, Jodhpur became a modern and sophisticated city. During British rule, the state of Jodhpur was the largest land in Rajputana. Jodhpur prospered under British rule. Its businessman, Marwaris, had a booming business and began to dominate all Indian commerce. When India became independent, Jodhpur was a very important and strategic residency of India.

Facts & Culture

Jodhpur is situated on the outskirts of the Thar Desert. This imperial city echoes ancient stories in the empty desert. A high wall 10 kilometers long, 8 gates, and countless fortresses surround the city. It used to be a major commercial center. Jodhpur is now the second-largest city in Rajasthan. The elegant palaces, forts, and temples dotted around the city revitalize the history of the city. The most famous monument there is the Meharangarh Fort which boasts of the strong artillery system of the Rajput warriors. Umaid Bhawan the lavish residence of the former ruler's family is a popular tourist attraction.  The part of the palace is a hotel and also has a museum showcasing the rich splendor of Rajput rulers of the city.  Some other places worth visiting in the city are Jaswant Thade, Osian, Nagaur Fort, etc.  Exquisite handicrafts, folk dancing, folk music, and well-dressed people add a romantic atmosphere to Jodhpur. The famous Marwar Festival shows the festive atmosphere of the people of this city. Jodhpur Bazaar sells a variety of goods, from tie-dye-dyed textiles, embroidered leather shoes, lacquers, antiques, rugs, and puppets to fine Rajasthani textiles, clay sculptures, miniature camels and elephants, marble inlays, and classic jewelry. silver.

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