Jodhpur, a city in the Indian state of Rajasthan is famously known as the blue city due to the blue coloured houses. The city is adorned by many forts and palaces and is over the landscape of the Thar desert.
Some of the most beautiful tourist attractions include the Mehrangarh Fort and Umaid Bhawan Palace. The Mehrangarh fort is a stunning monument standing 100 feet above the skyline of Jodhpur, being one of the best preserved forts of India. One of the finest preserved palaces is the Umaid Bhawan Palace, with has a lot of rich history and culture still preserved, giving you an insight into its fascinating past. Other places of recreation and tourist attraction include the Rao Jodha Desert Rock Park, Jaswant Thada, Clock tower and various other Hindu temples. The city is also famous for several fairs and festivals including the Marwar festival, the Gangaur festival and many more. Famous for its cuisines, many dishes including Mawa ki Kachori, Pyaaz ki Kachori, Mirchi Bada have originated from Jodhpur.
The best time to visit Jodhpur is from October onwards till March, when the weather is pleasant for a perfect holiday to this royal Indian state.