Maharajas' Express Blog



“Giving company to the brilliant regal cities of Jaipur & Udaipur, Jodhpur forms a perfect match to the royal splendour of Rajasthan. Keeping in tradition with the popular names being given to the cities of Jaipur & Udaipur, Jodhpur is known as the “”Sun City”” for the bright, sunny weather it enjoys all the year round. It is also referred to as the “”Blue City”” due to the vivid blue-painted houses around the Mehangarh Fort.
Rich history, music, food, art and language form the basis of a wonderful experience in this very distinct region. The city is famous for its food especially with shops named ‘Jodhpur Sweets’ being a very common site in many of the cities spread throughout India. With its proximity to the desert region of Thar, life at Jodhpur has its influence of the desert folk.
Jodhpur’s attractions include Mehrangarh Fort, Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jaswant Thada, Ghanta Ghar (Clock Tower) and Flying Fox [Mehrangarh Fort]. Along with these tourist can also visit the Mandore,Kaylana Lake and Garden, Balsamand Lake, Sardar Samand Lake and Palace, Masooria Hills, Veer Durgadas Smarak (monument, park and museum), Bhim Bhirak Cave. Mawa Ki Kachori, Hot & Spicy Mirchi Bada, Dal bati Churma (dal is lentils; bati is baked wheat ball; and churma is powdered sweetened cereal), Gatte Ki Sabzi (A delicacy made up of gramflour balls, curd and spices), etc., are some of the delicacies that have originated in Jodhpur.
All these form a perfect set of places and delicacies to experience at Jodhpur.”