Jodhpur is the second largest city in the state of Rajasthan, India. It is called the Gateway to Thar, as it is literally on the edge of the Thar desert. It is also called the Sun City as the sun shines (very bright and hot!) almost every day of the year.
Did you know? The word jodhpurs owes its etymology to this city. (riding breeches, cut full at the thighs but tight fitting from knee to ankle, usually worn while riding horses or playing polo).