Popularly known as the ‘industrial city’ of Rajasthan, Pali boasts a long and fascinating history. Controlled by the Guhilas of Mewar in 11th century, Pali district was carved out of territory belonging to the rulers of Jodhpur. Once a thriving centre for trade and commerce, the city’s rich heritage is evident in the famous Jain architecture of Ranakpur and its surrounding areas. Today, beautifully preserved temples, several architectural marvels and a relaxing old world charm greet you in Pali. The city is also famous for it’s authentic Rajasthani cuisine and the beautiful cloth produced by its numerous cotton and textile industries.