Jovial Jodhpur

 

People say ‘Rajpoots’ have their roots in Rajasthan, Being one, I always had an intense desire to touch the land of our ancestors and taste the royalty of bygone eras. I managed to steal a few days and chose ‘Jodhpur’ and ‘Jaipur’ for a trip.

Over to Blue city ‘Jodhpur’:

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‘Jodhpur’ is a Beautiful city in the western ‘Rajasthan’.

Founded in 1459 by Rao Jodha, a Rajpoot chief of Rathore Clan.

Also known as Sun City, Jodhpur experiences bright and sunny weather throughout year. So the best time to travel this city is between October and March.

Before this visit, I knew Jodhpur for two reasons- for the shooting of ‘Hum Saath Saath Hain’ and the very infamous ‘black buck shooting’ by the film stars. But after putting my first step out of the Railway station as I raised my gaze to look around, I knew it for sure that it is going to be a visit worth.

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We took an ‘Auto-Riksha’ and moved through multifaceted street reticulum to Hotel Haveli. As the name suggests, it is no short of a Haveli with many tiny hidden rooms decorated appropriately with carved doors. There’s a staired well in-front and its terrace offers an enchanting view of the city and distinct monuments.

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Well with countless stairs

The Hotel has a semi personal restaurant in every balcony; they call it ‘Jharokha Restaurant’. Food here is delicious and affordable. And best part is that many significant points of attraction are at walking distance from here.

The main Attractions of the City are:

Mehrangarh Fort

Jaswant Thada

Umaid Bhawan Palace

Mandore Gardens

Clock Tower and Sardar Market

Masooria Hills

I will be talking about them separately in my upcoming posts. 🙂

8 Comments on “Jovial Jodhpur”

  1. So, you touched the land of your ancestors, Mann. I presume you will talk about what feelings you have had in a next post. Untill then, I liked your stroll with the Auto-Riksha and the ‘Jharokha Restaurant. <3

    1. Yeah kind of. But tell you what I didn’t feel any connection, sad. May be my ancestors parted their ways too early. But I still enjoyed the time spent there…I always love visiting palaces and forts, this gives a message to humanity…Nonlife is immortal; Life is mortal.

  2. Yes Rahsthan is the root of Rajputs with Rana partap Singh proving a great warrior we find a large number of Rajout families in Himachal. Udaipur the city of lakes is one of the most likeable destination of foreign tourists. This is the reason that smiles and aura of some people was missing 😀😘😘

    1. Udaipur was there on list but due to time limitation, couldn’t. But will go there soon.
      Well it makes me smile that I was missed here…Thank you and have great time.

  3. Bonjour

    Tiens,tiens
    Mais que fais-je par ici
    Me serais-je perdu
    Mais non ça y est je me rappelle
    Je venais te dire bonsoir
    Te souhaiter une belle journée
    Après une petite halte chez toi
    Je vais continuer mon trajet
    Je te fais une bise d’amitié
    Bernard

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