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History of jodhpur

The history of Jodhpur dates back to the Hindu epic Ramayana, according to which the original inhabitants of the place were Ahirs. Later, the Aryans also spread to the region. Until 1100 CE, Jodhpur was a part of the Gurjara–Pratihara empire. The city was founded by a Rathore Rajput named Rao Jodha, in 1459. He conquered the territory and built a state known as Marwar. His hometown of Mandore served as the capital, before he shifted the capital to Jodhpur. Under the Mughal empire, the state owed fealty to the Mughal kings, exposing Jodhpur to new architectural styles. Aurangzeb sequestrated the state briefly, but Veer Durgadas Rathore restored the throne to its rightful owner, Maharaja Ajit Singh. After the Mughal empire declined, Marwar experienced conflict. The Marathas helped the state by overthrowing the feudal Mughal lords. It remained as a princely state under the British and joined the Union of India after independence, under the persuasion of Sardar Patel. In 1956, Jodhpur was made part of Rajasthan.

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  • Theme of Jodhpur [Heritage, Shopping]
  • You'll love Jodhpur for [Markets, Forts, Palaces]
  • Watchout for [Confusing lanes, Crowded places]
  • Best Time To Visit
    October - March
  • Altitude 758 ft. above sea level

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    Rs.19,250
    Per Person on twin sharing
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    Rs.12,149
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Places to stay in jodhpur

  • Karni Bhawan Heritage Hotel
    Karni Bhawan Heritage Hotel
    Jodhpur
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    Rs.5,998
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Popular Flights To jodhpur

    • AMDAhmedabad
      JDHJodhpur
    • Indigo
      6E-6685
    • 15:30 16:30
      Non Stop
    • 01h 00m
      Non Stop
    • Rs.3,427
    • BOMMumbai
      JDHJodhpur
    • Spicejet
      SG-8153
    • 09:15 11:00
      Non Stop
    • 01h 45m
      Non Stop
    • Rs.4,625
    • HYDHyderabad
      JDHJodhpur
    • Spicejet
      SG-704
    • 05:20 11:00
      1 Stop
    • 05h 40m
      1 Stop
    • Rs.6,414
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      JDHJodhpur
    • Vistara
      UK-798
    • 20:20 15:00
      1 Stop
    • 18h 40m
      1 Stop
    • Rs.6,701
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      JDHJodhpur
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      SG-678
    • 05:50 11:00
      1 Stop
    • 05h 10m
      1 Stop
    • Rs.6,847
    • LKOLucknow
      JDHJodhpur
    • Vistara
      UK-835
    • 17:50 15:00
      1 Stop
    • 21h 10m
      1 Stop
    • Rs.6,873
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