Situated on the fringes of Thar Desert, the Sun City Jodhpur has a distinctive importance in history of Rajasthan. The city was founded by Rao Jodha of Rathore clan in 15th century. Being an erstwhile princely state, the city features many fascinating palaces, forts and temples which attract tourists from all over the world. The formidable Mehrangarh Fort situated on the top of a hill offers panoramic view of the entire city. Nearby to the fort is situated the Jaswant Thada which a mausoleum built in the memory of Maharaja Jaswant Singh II. Other notable attractions of the city are the Kaylana Lake, Mandore Gardens, Shastri Circle, Rao Jodha Desert Rock Park,etc .The majestic Ummaid Bhawan Palace which is a royal residence cum museum cum heritage hotel is an attractive place for destination weddings in Jodhpur. The legacy of the city lures many couples who want a taste of royalty and fulfill their desire in their weddings.