Jodhpur, the second largest city of Rajasthan after Jaipur. Rao Jodha, the leader of the Rathore clan founded this city in 1459 AD. This city is divided in old city (walled city, surrounded by fort walls and has many exit gates) and new city (city outside the wall area). It is know as Sun City as well as blue city.
- Sun City: due to bright, sunny weather round the year.
- Blue City: due to blue-painted houses in the walled city.
It is hub of handicrafts, glass bangles, cutlery, carpets and marble products and etc. It is one of the best known tourist places now. Tourists come here from the every corner of the world to enjoy the beauty of this city round the year. Its splendid buildings, culture and traditions fascinates visitors tremendously, they plunges into old era imaginations after visiting this city. Its few major attractions are here:
- Mehrangarh Fort
- Umaid Bhavan Palace
- Jaswant Thada
- Jaswant Singh Ka Thada
- Marwar Fort