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Monday, November 14, 2011

Jodhpur: A Tour to Suncity or Blue City - Travel - Travel Tips

A city of forts, palaces, historical monuments and beautiful lakes, this city is always been a place of attraction among tourists. Due to its sunny and bright weather, it is also known as Sun City. As it is located on the edge of the Thar Desert, it is also known as the Gateway of Thar. It is the second largest city in Rajasthan, India. Jodhpur city is very beautiful due to its architecture and colourful fairs all around the year and therefore attracts many tourists from all over the world. There are many beautiful historical monuments, lakes and forts.Whether you are planning a honeymoon or vacation with friends and family, Jodhpur, India is the best place comes into your mind as there various site seeing places and also you can go for safari as it is not very far from Jodhpur. The city was founded by Rao Jodha in 1949 AD. He was the Rajput chief tan of Rathores.In the north side, you can see the shadow of blue on the old houses, and therefore it is also known as Blue Cit y. Jodhpur tour is really a awesome experience.Mehrangarh Fort is the largest fort in whole Rajasthan and is situated on a 150m high top of a hill with imperious view around the fort, thats the reason that this fort remains unoccupied by the army. The fort has several temples, maharajas palace and a widespread garden at the back of the fort. Moti Mahal, Phool Mahal, Chamunda Mataji Temple are some of the beautiful sight seeing inside the palace.Other historical sites are Jaswant Thada, Mandore Garden, Khejarla Fort and Umaid Bhawan Palace. Umaid Bhawan Palace is the largest palace built in India and the Maharaja of Jodhpur still remains here. Khejarla Fort is another stunning site to visit in Jodhpur.There are also beautiful lakes like Kailana Lake, Balsamand Lake (now converted to a resort) and Gulab Sagar Lake which are amongst the list of places visited by tourists. Tourists who are interested in visiting pilgrimages are coming to the right place as there are various famo us and oldest temples like Ganesh Temple, Pal Balaji Temple, Santoshi Mata Temple and many more such places to visit. The city is well connected with air, train and road so there will be no travelling problem. One can choose his journey according to his wish. Makhaniya Lassi, Mawa Kachori, Panchkuta, Dal Bati Churma, Gatte ka saag, Kabuli (a rice speciality), Mirchi Bada / Samosa/ Pyaz Ki Kachori, Gulab Jamun ki Sabji, Gulab Jamun, these are some of the special or you can say famous in dishes in Jodhpur.

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