Jaisalmer

Jaisalmer

Things to do - general

Jaisalmer: – Jaisalmer is the largest district of Rajasthan as well as of India. It is one of the major tourist destinations of India known as “The Golden city” of India because of the yellow sand and the sandstone used to make the structures in this city. It is approx 600 kilometers west of the state capital Jaipur.  It is also declared as the World Heritage Site. The city was founded by The Rajput King, Maharawal Jaisal Singh and named after his name Jaisal. The city is blessed with beautiful Haveli’s, forts, palaces and temples. Jaisalmer is famous for its architecture, handicrafts and antique markets. The city is very rich in culture and tradition. The most famous places in Jaisalmer is the Jaisalmer Fort. Accommodation is available in Jaisalmer for all budgets and you can enjoy the traditional culture of Rajasthan over there. Best time to visit Jaisalmer is from January to March and October to December because the temperature remains low in these months and this city is located in the heart of Thar Desert so the summers are very hot while winters are pleasant. The beauty of Jaisalmer city is unmatched because of its rich tradition and it still has the medieval charm in Havelis, palaces and markets. Roads of Jaisalmer are well connected to the major cities of India and you can easily reach there by car or bus.


Major attractions in Jaisalmer

  • Jaisalmer Fort
  • Salim Singh ki
  • Haveli
  • Gadissar Lake
  • Bada Bagh
  • Patwon-Ki-Haveli
  • Sam Sand Dunes
  • Nathmal ki Haveli
  • Vyas Chhatri
  • Kuldhara Village
  • Jain Temple
  • The Thar Heritage Museum
  • Khaba Fort

This is one of the largest districts in India and you can catch the view of Pakistani border on the west & south-west of Jaisalmer. The city was founded in 1159 AD and it still retain its charm of tradition and every architecture of the city gives a yellowish-golden tinge to the city and that’s why it is called the ‘Golden City of India’.

Country India
Languages spokenHindi
Currency usedINR

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