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The historic blue city of Jodhpur is a gateway to the seemingly endless Thar Desert. The impressive Mehrangarh Fort looms large over the bright blue homes, and is the crown jewel of the city’s many architectural gems. Jodhpur also has terrific shopping options and delicious local foods.

D2WAMP Mehrangarh Fort, located in Jodhpur, Rajasthan is one of the largest forts in India.

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Glide above Mehrangarh Fort
Open :9:00 am-5:00 pm
Have an unforgettable adventure in the skies riding the zip-lines set around the cliffs and battlements of Mehrangarh Fort. There are six lines in the circuit, which give you a bird’s-eye view of the fort and its beautiful surrounds.
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Mehrangarh Fort
Open :9:00 am-5:00 pm
The mighty Mehrangarh Fort is as stunning as it is invincible. Its exquisitely-carved, stone-latticed courtyards are wonderful examples of Rajput architecture. The museum also houses fabulous galleries of art and armour, a superb collection of elephant howdahs and other stunning royal artefacts.
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Dress up with bangles
Open :10:00 am-7:00 pm
Buy Jodhpur’s exquisite bangles at Bibaji Churi Wale and join their impressive list of clients that includes Jodhpur royalty and international celebrities. A hundred-year-old, family-run business in Manak Chowk, they specialise in glass bangles of all kinds.
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Umaid Bhawan Palace
Open :9:00 am-5:00 pm
One of the largest private residences in the world, Umaid Bhavan, the royal palace of the erstwhile Maharaja Gaj Singh II, is built from Chittar sandstone, Makhrana marble and Burmese teak. The opulent Taj Umaid Bhawan Palace Hotel occupies one wing, allowing guests to embrace a royal lifestyle.
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Discover indigenous plants
Open :8:00 am-6:00 pm
Explore a walking trail at Rao Jodha Desert Rock Park with a local guide, and learn more about this carefully-restored park’s intriguing native plants, birds and butterflies. A remarkable biodiversity park recreated in the middle of the desert, this is indeed Jodhpur’s best-kept secret.
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Be awed by Mehrangarh Fort
Open :9:00 am-5:00 pm
Magnificent and impregnable, Mehrangarh Fort, perched on a perpendicular cliff above the city dominates Jodhpur’s skyline. Head to the palace museum and listen to fables of the fort on the brilliant audio guide as you weave through galleries of fine collections of royal arts and treasures.
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Jaswant Thada
Open :9:00 am-5:00 pm
Enjoy spectacular views of Jodhpur’s iconic blue roofs and the formidable Mehrangarh Fort at Jaswant Thada. A royal cenotaph, the peaceful, ivory-white memorial was built for Maharaja Jaswant Singh II, and houses tombs and portraits of Rathore rulers.
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Take home antiques
Open :10:00 am-7:00 pm
Look up Lalji Handicrafts for a marvelous shopping experience of antiques and handicrafts. Choose from gorgeous jharokhas, brass furniture, vintage posters and beautifully embellished turban-boxes.
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Go on an old-fashioned shopping spree
Open :10:30 am-6:30 pm
Spend an afternoon browsing through Jodhpur’s lively bazaars, a haven for food-lovers and shopaholics. Browse through the lanes surrounding the Clock Tower, taste mirchi bada - fried chilli at Janta Sweet Home, pick up fragrant spices at MV Spices and hunt for antiques.
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