Jodhpur "The Sun City" was founded by Rao Jodha, a chief of the Rathore clan, in 1459. It is named after him only. Jodhpur in Rajasthan, India was previously known as Marwar. Jodhpur is the second largest city in Rajasthan. It is divided into two parts - the old city and the new city. The old city is separated by a10 km long wall surrounding it. Also it has eight Gates leading out of it. The new city is outside the walled city.
Jodhpur is a very popular tourist destination. The landscape is scenic and mesmerizing. Jodhpur city has many beautiful palaces and forts such as Mehrangarh Fort, Jaswant Thada, Umaid Bhavan Palace and Rai ka Bag Palace. Other charms of Jodhpur include Government museum and it's beautiful Umed garden. The city is known as the "Sun City" because of its bright and sunny weather throughout the year. Read on for more Jodhpur information.

Fairs & Festivals of Jodhpur
Jodhpur International Desert Kite Festival | Marwar Festival | Nagaur Fair

Jodhpur Forts & Monuments
Jaswant Thada | Rai ka Bag Palace | Umaid Bhavan Palace

Gardens in Jodhpur Mandore Garden | Nehru Park Jodhpur | Umed Garden

Jodhpur Lakes
Balsammand Lake | Kaylana Lake | Sardar Samand Lake

Mehrangarh Fort
History of Mehrangarh Fort | Mehrangarh Fort Gallery | Mehrangarh Fort Museum | Mehrangarh Fort Period Rooms

Museums in Jodhpur
Government Museum | Umaid Bhavan Palace Museum

Ossian Jodhpur
Harihara Temples Ossian | Jain Temples Ossian | Pippala Devi Temple Ossian | Sachiya Mata Temple Ossian | Shiv Mandir Ossian | Surya Temples Ossian | Vishnu Temple Ossian

Shopping in Jodhpur
Jodhpur Antiques | Bandhini | Chillies | Jodhpur Footwear

Jodhpur Temples
Achal Nath Shivalaya | Baba Ramdeo Temple | Chamunda Mataji Temple | Kunj Bihari Temple | Siddhanth Shiv Temple | Raj Ranchhodji Temple | Rasik Bihari Temple in Jodhpur | Udai Mandir