Languages:

  • English
This site is created using Wikimapia data. Wikimapia is an open-content collaborative map project contributed by volunteers around the world. It contains information about 23369708 places and counting. Learn more about Wikimapia and cityguides.

Jodhpur City

Jodhpur is the second largest city in the Indian state of Rajasthan. It was formerly the seat of a princely state of the same name, also known as Marwar. Jodhpur is a popular tourist destination, featuring many beautiful palaces, forts and temples, apart from a stark, scenic desert landscape. The city is known as the Sun City for the bright, sunny weather it enjoys all year. It is also referred as the Blue City, due to the indigo tinge of the whitewashed houses around the Mehrangarh Fort. The blue houses were originally for Brahmins but non-Brahmins soon joined in, as the colour was said to deflect the heat and keep mosquitoes away. Jodhpur lies near the geographic center of Rajasthan state, which makes it a convenient base for travel in a region much frequented by tourists. The old city of Jodhpur is surrounded by a thick stone wall. The wall has six huge gates called Nagauri gate, Merati gate, Sojati gate, Jalori gate, Siwanchi gate and Chand pol.

Added By Kailash Singh Shekhawat
For info visit us at- gachhipura.webs.com

Recent city comments:

  • Utkarsh Competition Centre , Dr-Bs-Meena Meena wrote 3 days ago:
    Sir I want to know about new batches of RAS 2013-2014
  • Arihant Adita, Kamlesh (guest) wrote 5 days ago:
    Ya its really a good project in rajasthan.
  • Arihant Adita, Ramesh (guest) wrote 5 days ago:
    This is a very good product. and must invest in this property
  • sweety, ajit (guest) wrote 7 days ago:
    Ajmer
  • Sumeet Mehta 11/861, sumeet (guest) wrote 7 days ago:
    rajan
more comments...
Jodhpur City on the map.

Recent city photos:

more photos...