Jodhpur, a fiesta of culture, food, and festivals

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Jodhpur is a beautiful medieval-era city in the state of Rajasthan and distinctively known for culture, old monuments, food, and folklore. This vacation head to the desert city and start your exploration with an authentic ladoo.

A well known destination for the foodies, Jodhpur is acclaimed for its conventional desserts and hot savories. With regards to Rajasthani culture, here each feast starts with ladoos or other such fascinating sweet treats and comes full circle with the wickedly delightful Dal Batti. Top this with a tall glass of buttered lassi and you’ve had a supper fit for kings and queens. A stroll around Sojati Gate, one of Jodhpur’s acclaimed markets, with its substantial smell of the well known fiery Mirchi Vadas and hot Pyaaz Kachoris, could leave even the weak kneed with enticement. Also, once you’ve had your appetite satisfied with the authentic culinary cuisines, you could look for the different eateries that serve your craving for Mughlai, Indian, and Continental cooking. Culture enthusiasts living in metro cities like Mumbai often flock to Jodhpur. There is a good frequency of Mumbai to Jodhpur flights, thus making it more favorable of them to visit the historic city.  

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The general population of Jodhpur are affable, warm and are widely popular in the country for their friendly nature. Attired in brilliant colorful turbans, the men of the city proudly boast their culture, history, and heritage. The women wear wide assembled skirts and a hip length coat, with three quarter length sleeves, covering the front and back. They likewise love to wear gems on numerous parts of their body such as head, nose, neck, arms, fingers, and so forth. Truth be told, the well known tight-fitting steed riding trousers get their names from this city.

The city’s lively individuals, wearing their multi-shaded clothing and decorated from head to toe, with thick metallic jewelleries simply balance out the white and dim repetitiveness of the desert. As does Jodhpur’s deep rooted ethnic music and dance. Amiable, with their sweet smile and warm hospitality, the general population genuinely bring alive the city’s triumphant soul. Locals are fluent with marwari, Hindi and a a blend of other local Rajasthani tongues. Therefore getting around is easy.

While you are exploring Jodhpur, some of the unquestionable requirements of the real Rajasthani platter are Makhaniya Lassi, Pyaaz Kachori, Panchkuta, Mawa Kachori, Kachori, Lassi, Hot and Spicy Mirchi Bada, Maakhan Vade, and Besan ki Chakki.

Festivals are huge parts of Jodhpur tourism and in the event that you see yourself as a lover of culture you basically can’t miss the following festivals of Jodhpur.

kite festival

International Desert Kite Festival

It is celebrated on the fourteenth of January, that is Makar Sankranti, in the Polo Ground in Jodhpur. The best kite flyers from India and also rest of the world join in. The point is to exhibit your kite flying skills. A ton of fervor encompasses this celebration. The sky gets filled with multi-hued kites and the infrequent mayhem of the group on the snapping of the thread of the kites makes this day a treasured one for the general population of Jodhpur.

marwar festival

Marwar Festival
Initially referred as Maand festival, the Marwar festival is the most advertised and primitive festivals of the state. It is held each year in memory of the saints of the state. The principle fascination of this celebration is the folklore and music based on the romantic lifestyle of the past Rajasthan’s rulers. Among different attractions at the celebration, is polo and camel tattoo show. The venue of this celebration incorporates the renowned Mandore, Umaid Bhawan Palace, and Mehrangarh Fort.   

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