The second "Metropolitan City" and the second largest city of the Rajasthan, Jodhpur is a very popular tourist destination that highlights a number of forts, temples and palaces that are set in the unambiguous scenery of the Thar Desert. Jodhpur city is also known as the “Sun City". Thanks to the bright and sunny weather of the city that exist there all throughout the year. And moreover because of the intense blue-painted houses all-around the Mehrangarh Fort, it is also called to as the "Blue City". Mighty Mehrangarh of this city is just a glorious sight and an architectural ‘chef-d'oeuvre’. Handicrafts are the first largest industry of Jodhpur, second being tourism.
Theology and Culture
As this city is located at the onshore of Thar Desert, you might come across a large number of gypsies. The fairs and festivals of Jodhpur are inclusive of Marwar Festival, Gangaur, Baithmaar Gangaur Mela, Teej, Sheetla Mata Fair, Baba Ramdev Pir Mela, and Nag Panchmi Fair. Talking about the clothing of the city, women here wear flowing cotton ‘ghagras’ in stunning colors and men of Jodhpur wear colorful turbans that are often made of the tie-and-dye fabric. Jodhpur embraces folk dances such as Kalbeliya and Ghoomar that have gained international recognition. Apart from this, the folk songs of the city are mostly inclusive of ballads. A paradise of foodies; Jodhpur has a lot to offer. Right from Pyaaj Ki Kachori, Hot & Spicy Mirchi Bada, Mawa Ki Kachori, Ker Sangri Sabzi, Raab, Lapsi, Malpua, Ghevar, Motichur Ke Laddu, "Besan barfi, and Thorr to name a few, you can enjoy so much of food here.
Markets And Shopping Complexes
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