Jodhpur is the Blue city of India, it is due to the fact that whole of the city is painted in Blue color and one having a look from the famous palace of Jodhpur can appreciate the actual delight. It is developed as a major tourist hub. It is also the Sun City of India as the Sun shines all the year round
Jodhpur is the Blue city of India Jodhpur is the Blue city of India, it is due to the fact that whole of the city is painted in Blue color and one having a look from the famous palace of Jodhpur can appreciate the actual delight. It is developed as a major tourist hub. It is also the Sun City of India as the Sun shines all the year round. The location of the city makes it yet popular among the tourists as they have to travel much less distance to experience the extravagant desert life. Memories related to the city Rao Jodha was a Rajput Chief of a Rathore Clan. It was he who laid the foundation of the city in 1459. Later on Rao Jodha conquered the neighboring territories to declare all the area as Princely state of Jodhpur. During the Medieval age, Mughals attacked India, but Jodhpur remained intact due to its fealty towards them. Jodhpur got several important arts and architecture education from the Mughals. During the Colonial Rule, Jodhpur enjoyed its peaceful position among the other princely states. After India got independence, Jodhpur was declared the city of state of Rajasthan. Economic conditions The city is well established in commercial products such textiles, bicycles, metal utensils, glass items, carpets etc. It is an exporter of locally hand embroidered and hand crafted products. The area is also used for cultivating wheat and special variety of red chilies, which are too much hot. There are mining areas in which salt and gypsum are mined. The city is also serving as a market place for wool. Cultural Importance of the city The city is populated basically by the Rajputs of Rajasthan and therefore, the main culture or the religion is Hinduism. However, some of the Jain population is also found here. The people from all over the world flock in Jodhpur to see the culture, art and architecture of the city in past. Places worth visiting The city is full of historic places worth visiting. The Mehrangarh Fort is the largest Fort in Rajasthan and is located in the heart of Jodhpur. It is vast premises built on top of a hill, it features unbreakable security features and therefore, it always remained untouched. You can also get the best travel service with many Jodhpur travel agents and can make your Jodhpur tour luxury. There is Chamunda Mataji Temple in the Mehrangarh Fort which is also a place worth visiting. There is yet another beautiful building made from white marble, The Jaswant Thada. Then comes the number of Umed Bhawan Palace which is situated at a distance of 8 km from city center. Khejarla Fort is another historical monument which is worth visiting. The city also features good natural sites such as lakes, temples and partial forest areas.
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