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 Phalodi (Rajasthan)

Phalodi originally known as Phalverdika or Vijaypur Patan, It Is situated in between Jodhpur and Jaisalmer district  Phalodi. The city is well known for salt business, old historical presence, temples and the art works. Here a lot of migratory birds gather. Watching them circle in noisy, undulating formations overhead, or stepping gingerly across the sands, has to be one of the great spectacles of the Thar region.



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  • Phalodi Geography and Climate

    Phalodi is located at  show location on an interactive map  26.72° N 73.92° E 1. It has an average elevation of 303 metres  994 feet .Phalodi is between four districts in Rajasthan i.e. Jodhpur 135Km towards south , Bikaner 156 Km. towards north , Nagaur 145 Km in east and Jaisalmer 165 Km in west . The

  • Phalodi Orientation

    Combining a spectacular setting with discreet luxury, Lal Niwas is a must-stay heritage property in Phalodi, Rajasthan. A two hour drive from Jodphur, Phalodi attracts travelers with its beautiful, natural setting and recreational activities there  plenty to do and see  from bird watching to camel treks, cultural tours and safaris. The hotel has 15 rooms, all with superb views of the surrounding countryside and decorated in typical Rajasthani style with modern comforts such as air conditioning and en suite bathrooms. Guests can relax by the pool and enjoy a leisurely meal at the restaurant, which serves a menu of classic Rajasthani food, along with a selection of international cuisines.

  • Phalodi Distance(s)

    140 K.M. near Jaisalmer

  • How to reach Phalodi by Road

    Phalodi is well connected by road network from Delhi, Mumbai, Bikaner, Nagaur and Jodhpur.

  • How to reach Phalodi by Rail

    Daily overnight trains from Delhi, Jodhpur, Jaipur and Jaisalmer; the railway station is 1.5 km away.

  • How to reach Phalodi by Air

    Jodhpur is the nearest airport, which is 135 km away.

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    Phalodi Festivals and culture

  • Phalodi Festivals

    Urs (May) : The Urs are held every year at the dargah of Sufi Saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti, commemorating his symbolic union with god. Pilgrims from all over the world gather to pay homage. Qawalis and poems are presented in the saint's honour.

    Teej (August): This swing festival welcomes the advent of the monsoon. Swings are hung from trees and decorated with flowers. Women, colourful and attired, swing on them and sing songs in celebration.

  • Phalodi Monuments

     Phalodi is an old caravan centre, believed to have been founded in the 15th century. Architectural monuments include a fort and palaces.

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    Phalodi Entertainment and Night Life

  • Kidding around Phalodi

    Latiyal Mata Temple, Demoiselle Cranes, Ossian and Ramdevra temples, 300 years old Jain Temple

  • Phalodi Shopping

    Phalodi town is famous for its delicate 'jooti'. These shoes come in various shapes and sizes but will be decorated with heavy embroidery. You can bargain and buy some of these. If you like bangles then this place has to offer a lot. You can find it wherever you go in the town. A small bead jeweler's shop quickly puts together Bishnoi style necklace complete with enormous pendants. Correspondingly, workmanship and artistry of a high order also appears to be an inborn gift of the people here.

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