Rajasthan is one of the most magnificent states to visit in India. Its ethnicity draws foreign and Indian tourists alike. There is something about this marvelous destination that makes it stand out amidst all the wonderful tourist spots of the country. And Jodhpur is perhaps the best city to understand what that certain x-factor of Rajasthan is. (ALSO SEE Jodhpur and Jaisalmer in 4 Days: Itinerary for a Whirlwind Adventure) Winter is a great time to visit Rajasthan because that is when the state is in all its glory. And when you do so, you must not miss Jodhpur. Why, you ask? Here are 5 reasons to visit Jodhpur this winter.

The Mehrangarh Fort

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One of the most magnificent forts of India, Mehrangarh fort is Jodhpur’s biggest draw. Many people visit the city just to take a tour of the historic fort. It also provides a breathtaking view of the city.

The Blue City

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Houses in Jodhpur are painted blue from the outside giving it the sobriquet – “The Blue City”. When viewed from a distance, the whole city ooks like a sea of blue which is a sight to behold. Flying Fox offers a zipline tour at Mehrangarh fort which is a scintillating experience in itself. Through 6 rides, you witness the Blue city at its best while feeling the thrill of descending to gravity.

Shopping

From Jodhpur jackets to footwear to jewelry, this city’s products are popular all over the globe. It would be fair to say that Jodhpur is one of India’s major shopping destinations. CHECK OUT Jodhpur Images: 14 Enchanting Photos of Rajasthan’s Blue City

Winter Weather

 

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Summers in Rajasthan are quite hot. Winter is the best time to go sight-seeing in this state and Jodhpur is no exception. The weather during winter is extremely pleasant during the day for you to check out everything the Umaid Bhawan Palace to Jaswant Thada memorial to the streets of this marvelous city.

Fair and Festivals

 

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Jodhpur is known for its amazing winter fairs and festivals like Marwar festival, Nagaur Fair, and Jodhpur International Kite Festival. These events give you a taste of the culture in this part of India. Attending these festivals is the best way to witness the rich history and heritage of Jodhpur.

So, tempted to visit the Blue city yet?