Jodhpur also called “The Blue City”, is the second-largest city of the state of Rajasthan, located in the geographical center of the state. Jodhpur founded in 1459 AD by Rao Jodha, chief of the Rathore clan. The medieval city was the capital city of the erstwhile ‘Kingdom of Marwar’. The landscape of Jodhpur is dominated by the Mehrangarh fort, situated on a rocky hill and surrounded by a 10-kilometer long high wall with 8 gates. The 5 Km long fort houses some of the most magnificent palaces of Rajasthan including the Sheesh Mahal, the Moti Mahal, and the Phool mahal. Some of the other monuments within the fort premises are the Sileh Khana and the Daulat Khana. Other major tourist attractions in Jodhpur are Jaswant Thada, Umaid Bhawan Palace, and the government museum.
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