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Introduction



     Introduction of Jodhpur starts with the city’s being the second largest in Rajasthan and being often referred as “The Sun City”. Jodhpur is an interesting tourist destination and has been attracting tourists from all over the world.

While giving an Introduction of Jodhpur City, it is better to throw some light on the glorious history of the city. The city of Jodhpur was founded by Rao Jodha, who was a Rajput chief. He founded the city in the year 1459. In the early days, Jodhpur was the capital of the Marwar state of Rajasthan.


Introduction of Jodhpur comprises information about its location, at the edge of the Thar Desert in Rajasthan. On the western side of the city is the famous city of Jaisalmer, Barmar, Jalor and Pali is located on the southern side, Bikaner lies on the northern side and Nagaur lies on the eastern side of the princely city of Jodhpur. Jodhpur stands magnificently with its forts, towers and palaces. The glorious past of the city is exuded from the beautiful architecture of the palaces and forts that dot the city.

Introduction of Jodhpur in Rajasthan in India remains incomplete without highlighting some basic facts. The city area stretches to 78.60 sq. km. Jodhpur is situated at an altitude of 230 meters above the sea level. The basic languages that are spoken in this area are, Marwari, Rajasthani and Hindi. 0291 is the STD Code of the city. Jodhpur experiences desert type, arid climatic conditions with dry and hot days and cool nights. The vegetation of the city and the surrounding areas comprises thorny shrubs.



Best time to visit this princely city of Jodhpur is between the months of November to March. Jodhpur can be easily reached by air, rail and road from all the major cities of India. While in Jodhpur, one also need not worry about the accommodation options that the city has to offer.

Touristplacesinindia.com gives detailed online information on the Introduction of Jodhpur in Rajasthan. Tourists can also make bookings for a tour around the state of Rajasthan and the city of Jodhpur.