The secondary largest city in Rajasthan, also known as the “Blue City”, Jodphur circles the central fort. The buildings are painted blue to shield the inhabitants from the scorching desert sun.

Mehrangarh or Mehran Fort is one of the largest forts in Indian. Built in 1459 and situated 410 feet (125 m) above the city, several palaces are contained within its thick walls. A winding road leads to and from the city below.

Admission: Sunday to Saturday 0900 to 1700.
International: 600 rupees.
Domestic: 100 rupees.

man wearing turban holding on gray metal fence
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Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum, Jodhpur

The grounds of this 5 stay hotel are open for guests who are unable or unwhilling to pay the 600 USD hotel cost. The grounds are beautiful although many will say the vintage car collection is the highlight.

Entry fee: 30 rupees pp domestic and 100 rupess pp foreigners.

Driving Udaipur to Jodphur.

We chose to drive for the convenience and the extras we could see on the way:

Kumbhalgargh Fort.

Ranakpur Temple.