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Things to do in Jodhpur

Forts and palaces are sprinkled all over this beautiful ‘blue city.’ The things to do list of Jodhpur include a lot of shopping, sightseeing and savouring the traditional taste of royal cuisine. A must do when in Jodhpur is a trip to the imposing Mehrangarh Fort and get a spectacular view of the 'blue city' below. You would do well to take the three hour long audio tour to get an insight into the history of this citadel.

A visit to the Umaid Bhawan is well worth it if only just to see how the Maharajas lived. Ever dreamed of being treated like a King? If yes then dine in one of the palace restaurants that offer delicious food and try the well-known sweet mawa ki kachori. Drive some 7 kms from Jodhpur to visit picturesque Balsamand Lake & Palace for short picnic.

Shop to your heart's content for intricate leather 'jooties,' tie and dye fabric and the special 'leheriya' saris that Rajasthan is well known for. The shops are filled with colourful bags and knick knacks and you will surely go home with a lighter wallet!

Sightseeing in Jodhpur


If you are going for sightseeing in Jodhpur, then a visit to the awe inspiring Mehrangarh Fort is a must.

Shopping in Jodhpur


If you want to go shopping in Jodhpur then visit Giridikot market and Sardar market.

Activities in Jodhpur


Looking for outdoor activities in Jodhpur? Visit the palaces all over the place or keen photographers should grab a camera and take a trip around the old town where most of the houses are painted in shades of blue.

NearBy Places in Jodhpur


There are many tourist places around Jodhpur. You can visit the Balsamand Lake and Palace that is an artificial lake/water body, a source of freshwater for the region.

Eating Out in Jodhpur


There are many places to eat in Jodhpur. This place has a few reasonably priced restaurants that serve a pot pourri of different cuisines with a la carte selection of local Rajasthani, North and South Indian, Chinese, Continental and American dishes catering to a wide variety of eating preferences.

Festivals & Events in Jodhpur


The famous festival in Jodhpur is the Marwar Festival that is held in October/November in Jodhpur.


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