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Dubbed "the Blue City" after the colour-wash of its old town houses, JODHPUR sprawls across the arid eastern fringe of the Thar Desert, overlooked by the mighty Meherangarh Fort, whose ramparts rise from a sheer-sided sandstone outcrop. Once the centre of Marwar, the largest princely state in Rajputana, Jodhpur today has a population of around a million. Despite its size and importance, it's barely a pit-stop for most travellers en route between Jaisalmer and Jaipur, and only that by virtue of the fort. It's a shame to rush the place, though. Getting lost in the blue maze of the old city …
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