Overview Jodhpur

Jodhpur is famous historic city of Rajasthan state also known as Blue City as most houses in the old city are shades of blue. It is called the Gateway to Thar, as it is almost on the edge of the Thar desert. It is also called the Sun City as the sun shines very bright and hot for almost every day of the year. The city is famous for its food and its popularity can be judged from the fact that one can find sweet shops named 'Jodhpur Sweets' in many cities throughout India. The city is embedded with monuments from those built in early days to recent ones in the 20th century. The forts and palaces, temples and havelis, culture and tradition, spices and fabrics, colour and texture, a booming handicrafts industry, all add up to make this historic city worth a visit.

Places to visit Jodhpur


  • Mehrangarh Fort
  • Umaid Bhawan Palace
  • Jaswant Thada
  • Ghanta Ghar
  • or Clock Tower
  • Fort Auwa
  • Mandore
  • Kaylana Lake and Garden
  • Balsamand Lake
  • Mandaleshwar Mahadev Temple (Mandalnath)
  • Ratanada Ganesh Temple
  • ISKCON Temple
  • Sardar Samand Lake and Palace
  • Masooria Hills
  • Bhim Bhadak Cave.

Best time to visit

Best TimeMonth-by-month

The best time to visit Jodhpur is from October to March. The winter season begins in the month of November and continues till February. During this period temperature can go as low as 10°c but does not rise beyond 24°c.

How to reach

Travel Mode by Bus, Train, Car, Flight

By Air : Jodhpur Airport which is 5km away from city is a domestic airport and wel connected with flights from Delhi and Mumbai. The nearest international airport to Jodhpur is IGI airport New Delhi which is well connected with different cities across the globe.

By Train : Jodhpur Railway Station is having well-connected railway network which connect to major cities across India such as Jaipur Ajmer,Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad etc. Also,the luxurious 'Palace on Wheels' also visits the city during its journey.

By Bus : Jodhpur city is very well-connected to the major cities of the state and the other states by road network. Both private and state-run buses connect Jodhpur with nearby cities like Jaipur, Ajmer, Bikaner, Jaisalmer,Delhi and many other cities.

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