best it is a doorway to the wonderland of sand dunes and shrubs, rocky
terrain and thorny trees. The home of the Rathores - the awesome princely
state of Rajasthan. They conquered Marwar or Maroodesh, land of the sand
after the fall of Delhi and Kannauj.
In 1459 AD, Rao Jodha, chief of Rathore clan of Rajputs, who claimed
descent from Rama, the epic here of the Ramayana, laid the foundation of
Jodhpur. A high stone wall protects the well-fortified city. The wall is
nearly 10km in length and has eight gates facing various directions.
Destinations in Rajasthan