Jodhpur Hotels & Resorts





Jodhpur history revolves around the Rathore Clan. Rao Jodha, the chief of the Rathore clan, is credited with the origin of Jodhpur in India. He founded Jodhpur in 1459. The city is named after him only. It was previously known as Marwar. The following paragraphs will tell you more about the past of Jodhpur, Rajasthan.

The Rathores were driven out of their original homeland, Kaunaj, by Afghans. They fled to Pali, near to the present day Jodhpur. Rathore Siahaji married the sister of a local prince. This helped the Rathores to establish and strengthen themselves in this region. In some time they ousted the Pratiharas of Mandore, just 9 km of today’s Jodhpur. Initially, Mandore served as their capital, but, by 1459, Rathores felt a need for a secure capital. This lead to the formation of Jodhpur, the Sun City, by Rao Jodha.

The Rathores enjoyed good relations with all the Mughals, except Aurangzeb. Maharaja Jaswant Singh even supported Shahjahan in his struggle for succession. After Aurangzeb’s death, Maharaja Ajit Singh drove out Mughals from Ajmer and added it to Marwar (now Jodhpur). Under the reign of Maharaja Umed Singh, Jodhpur grew into a fine modern city.


By RailJodhpur Railway StationStation Code – JUManual Enquiry – 1330, 1330, 0291 – 2641544

Reservation Enquiry – 131, 0291 – 2432535 / 2636407

Station Details – Jodhpur railway station is an important railway station of North Western Railways. Situated in the city centre, the railway station is served by several trains from various important places of the country.

By Plane

Near airport in Jodhpur Airport Director Airports uthorityofIndiaCivil Airport, Jodhpur Jodhpur-342011 (Rajasthan)

Hotels & Resorts In Jodhpur

Ajit Bhawan Jodhpur Balsamand Lake Palace Jodhpur
Devi Bhawan Jodhpur Haveli Inn Pal Jodhpur
Jasol Heritage Jodhpur Jee Ri Haveli Jodhpur
Karni Bhawan Jodhpur Krishna Prakash Heritage Haveli Jodhpur
Kuchaman Haveli Jodhpur Madho Niwas Jodhpur
Megh Niwas Jodhpur Pal Haveli Jodhpur
Polo Heritage Jodhpur RAAS Jodhpur Jodhpur
Ranbanka Jodhpur Ratan Vilas Jodhpur
The Gateway Hotel Jodhpur Park Plaza Jodhpur Jodhpur
Taj Hari Mahal Jodhpur Umaid Bhawan Palace Jodhpur
Mapple Abhay Jodhpur Chandra Inn Jodhpur
Hotel Kalinga Jodhpur Lake View & Resort Jodhpur
Maru Garh Jodhpur Niky International Jodhpur
Shree Ram International Jodhpur Suncity International Jodhpur

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