Jodhpur - A Walk through Jodhpur
Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India
Take a walking tour through Jodhpur beginning at Mehrangarh Fort, built in 1459 by Rao Jodha after whom Jodhpur was founded. Continue to the Jaswant Thada, a marble cenotaph, before having a walk through Ghantaghar (Clock Area), Jodhpur's busiest market.
Jodhpur, the capital, was founded by Rao Jodha in the mid-1400s, A proficient Rajput king, belonging from Rathore Clan. The City continues to retain its mediaeval feel with numerous step wells, ancient temples, historic havelis and blue houses.
The city is dominated by Mehrangarh Fort, one of the most impressive and interesting forts in Rajasthan. Below the fort, the markets of Jodhpur are vibrant and chaotic; reflecting not just the multi-cultural composition of its people but also Jodhpur's long history as a trading centre.