Mehrangarh Fort

Mehrangarh Fort

Mehrangarh Fort is located on top of a rocky hill in the outskirts of Jodhpur. Apart from being built on top of a hill, the magnificent fort has strong walls that raise over 100 meters. The fort was initially built by Rao Jodha in 1459 and has been extended by several rulers at various times. Mehrangarh Fort The fort has 7 entry gates. Each gate was […]

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Jodhpur

Jodhpur

Jodhpur is the second largest city of Rajasthan. The city was formerly the princely state for the kingdom of Marwar. Due to the extreme sunny weather throughout the year, Jodhpur is also called as “Sun City”. There are various places that you can visit at Jodhpur. Some of the places that are a popular attraction are in the links below:   Mehrangarh Fort Jaswant Thada […]

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Umaid Bhawan

Umaid Bhawan

Umaid Bhawan in Jodhpur may be called as one of the largest private residences in the world! The palace was built by Maharaja Umaid Singh and is named after him. Currently, Maharaja Umaid Singh’s grandson Maharaja Gaj Singh’s family lives in this residence. Umaid Bhawan Umaid Bhawan was originally built to provide employment to several thousands of people who were struck with famine. While the foundation stone of the palace […]

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Jaswant Thada

Jaswant Thada

Jaswant Thada is one of the prime attractions in Jodhpur. It is a memorial built by Maharaja Sardar Singh in memory of his father Maharaja Jaswant Singh II who was the 33rd Rathore ruler of Jodhpur. From Jaswant Thada, you can get magnificent views of Mehrangarh Fort on one side, and Jodhpur town on the other. Apart from the spectacular views, the royal memorial is built with white […]

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Bullet Baba Temple

Bullet Baba Temple

You can hear many unusual stories in India. The most recent one I came across is “Bullet Baba Temple”. It all started when I was travelling from Jodhpur to Udaipur, when the driver said “Sir, May I stop here for for some time? I want to buy a bottle of beer”. I was surprised by this request, and noticing my puzzled face, he said “Its not […]

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