Jodhpur, well known as the Sun City and one the most popular tourist destination with its amazing sand dunes of Thar Desert, once the capital of the Marwar state, was founded by the Rao Jodhaji in 1459 A.D. who claimed the descendent of Rama – the main character of Ramayana.
The city is surrounded by the high wall of 10 meter long with eight gates and innumerable bastion to a great extent. Due to the major trade center of 16th Centaury, Jodhpur has become the second largest city of the Rajasthan.
The prime attraction of the Jodhpur known as the extreme Mehrangarh Fort standing on the top of 125 meter high hill, surrounded by the blue washed houses, is one of the most attractive and formidable fort of India.
Jodhpur is bordered by the other districts of Rajasthan such as Bikaner, Ajmer, Pali, Nagaur and Jaisalmer. The best season to explore the beauty of Jodhpur for the travelers is October to March.