Jodhpur is the second largest
city of the state of Rajasthan. It has been drawing the attention
of tourists from all over the world. Standing as the sentinel
of the country's western border, Jodhpur is famous for its
magnificent forts and palaces and Havelis,which stand testimony
to the imperial grandeur. The most alluring part of Jodhpur
is the traditional lifestyle, festivity and the smiling people
who treasure this former princely state.
Jodhpur is situated at the edge of the Thar Desert with Jaisalmer
on its west, Barmar, Jalor and Pali on its south, Bikaner
on its north, and Nagaur on the eastern side and Nagaur on
the eastern side. The ideal time to visit this place is the
period between November and March. The city is like an oasis
in the vast desert, with a variety of thorny shrubs all over
the area. It also has some of the animal species that can
survive in an arid and dry environment.