Rajasthan has a number of historic destinations. Jaipur, jodhpur and Udaipur are popular tourist destinations. Jaipur is called the Old City, or “Pink City” for its trademark building color. Jodhpur is famous for forts, and temples, set in the stark landscape of the Thar Desert. It is popularly known as the "Blue City" among people of Rajasthan and all over India.
Jaipur, popularly known as the Pink City of India, Known for Hawa Mahal, Jal Mahal, Amer Fort, Jantar Mantar and several other places. Jodhpur, also known as the Blue City for its distinctive blue color painted on houses. Jaisalmer means the Hill Fort of Jaisal. Jaisalmer is sometimes called the "Golden City of India" because the yellow sandstone used throughout the architecture of both the fort and the town below, imbues both with a certain golden-yellow light.