Jodhpur, in western Rajasthan, is the second largest city in the state after Jaipur with a glorious history attached to it. Divided into old city and new city, it draws tourists for its historical monuments wherein the gigantic Mehrangarh fort remains the foremost of all. A number of charming lakes, beautiful gardens, museums and temples add gravitas to the city to make a delight for tourists.
Among the tourist attractions in Jodhpur, the Mehrangarh Fort- among India's largest- is most visited spot which depicts the historical glory the best. Built in 14th century and situated atop a 150 m high hill, the fort has many palaces, galleries temples and a museum within. If the Umaid Bhavan Palace is an architectural beauty, then the Rai ka Bag Palace invites tourists for its royalty and splendour.
Tourist attractions in Jodhpur include the Jaswant Thada- a royal cenotaph- which pleases for its exquisite carvings of Jodhpuri sculptors. If the Government museum catches the attention of tourists for its wide collections of historical artefacts, then many parks and gardens, notably the Mandore garden, Umed garden and Nehru Park, charm for their sheer beauty. Jodhpur has many temples, few of them include the Raj Ranchhodji temple, Achal Nath Shivalaya, Kunj Bihari temple and Rasik Bihari temple etc.