Previously known as Marwar, the city of Jodhpur was founded by Rao Jodha of the Rathore clan in the year 1459. With the mighty Mehrangarh Fort towering over it, the Blue City, as Jodhpur is sometimes called, is an architectural masterpiece. Listed by Lonely Planet as one of the most extraordinary places to stay in 2014, this city is set in the desolate landscape of the Thar desert. Jodhpur has kept its rustic flavors alive in the historical old city protected by a 10 feet long 16th century wall. The picturesque forts and monuments of Jodhpur have been attracting tourist from all over the world for many years. The traditional music and arts have also been preserved and appreciated over the years keeping the legacy of this culturally rich city alive.
Population: 1,270,000 (In 2014)
Size: 112.40 Sq Km
Language(s): Hindi, Marwari and Rajasthani