The second biggest City of Rajasthan, Jodhpur is also called the Sun City as the sun shines with its full fervour here. It was founded in 1459 by the Rathore Rajput Ruler, Rao Jodha Singh of Marwar. Since then it has become an epitome of magnificence with some of the most extraordinary historical attractions. The only view of Mehrangarh Fort from a distance makes many jaws drop out of fascination. The fort stands 400 feet above the city and looks exceptionally beautiful with its fortified walls made in unmatched architectural styles. Umaid Bhawan Palace of the city houses 347 massive rooms adorned with Indian and European style of architecture. The palace has been now partially converted into Taj Palace Hotel and museum. Other must visit places in Jodhpur city include Jaswant Thada, Mandore Gardens, Kailana Lake, Rao Jodha Desert Rock Park, Clock Tower and Chamunda Mata temple.