Known also as the blue city, the Fortress stands out predominantly. The Mehrangarh fort as its called sits on a small hillock and overlooks the city. On the other side is the Umaid Bhawan Palace, home of the King of Jodhpur, now a hotel. Jodhpur has played its part in many a valiant battles fought here. The Cenotaphs are very impressive as well. In Oct-Nov each year the Mehrangarh Fort hosts the Music festival and artists from all over the world flock here to perform and the ambience is mesmerising to say the least.