Phalodi, popularly known as the 'Salt City' is a tourism hub located in the district of Jodhpur in Rajasthan. This place lies between the 'Golden City', Jaisalmer and the 'Sun City', Jodhpur in the great Thar Desert. It is an old caravan centre which is still engaged in trading salt on camels, the ships of the sandy desert. Phalodi shares its boundaries with Bikaner, Nagaur, Jaisalmer and Jodhpur. It is the second largest town of the district.