Updated: Tue, 12 Nov 2013 05:30:00 GMT | By Reuters

Travelogue: 48 hours in Jodhpur

Got 48 hours to explore the second largest city in the north Indian state of Rajasthan? Here's how to get the most out of a short stay in Jodhpur

48 hours in Jodhpur (© Various)

Internationally known for polo matches and the traditional riding trousers worn by its players, one of Jodhpur's greatest attractions is a fairytale fort.

Perched on a hill-top, on the edge of the Thar Desert, the fort looms over the indigo walls of the chaotic old town that have earned Jodhpur the nickname of the blue city -- as opposed to Jaipur, the pink city and Rajasthan's capital.

Meharangarh Fort (© Reuters)

Here are some tips on how to spend 48 hours there:

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