Jodhpur has got glorious history. It is famous for number of attractions the city is host to. Like all other Rajasthan cities, Jodhpur also known for its fabulous royal heritage. Tourists come on various customized Rajasthan tour itineraries to explore the rugged beauty of the city. It is the 2nd largest city of Rajasthan after Jaipur affectionately called as Blue city as most of the houses here are painted in blue color. The city has splendid fort called Mehrangarh which towers over the whole city. A stone wall covers the entire old city. There are numerous other attractions popular with the tourists. Founded in 1459 by Rao Jodha, the city is situated amidst the Thar Desert.
Camel ride on the sand dunes at sunset is very popular with the travelers here. Enjoy the colorful lifestyle of Rajasthani folks here. In the evenings, the tourists are treated to lively cultural performances where the guests are regaled with folk songs and dancers. Besides, the city also boasts of plethora of fine educational institutes. Jaswant Thada is the place of Royal cenotaphs near the Mehrangarh fort. Umaid Bhawan Palace is another magnificent attraction of the place.