The Golden City-Overview
- Founded on:
- Founded by:
- Rawal Jaisal
- 26°55′N 70°54′E
- Geographical Area:
- 38,401 square kilometres
- 6.7 lac
- Average high temprature °C (°F):
- 33.96 (93.13)
- Average low temprature °C (°F):
- 19.17 (66.5)
- Best time to travel: October - March
When Rajasthan tourism is considered the discussion is incomplete without Jaisalmer. The beauty of this place is always remembered when it comes to Rajasthan. This place is also known as “The Jewel of Desert”. It is also famous for sand dunes also offering enjoyable as well as unforgettable camel safaris. There are innumerable stunning attractions at this place and it is well known for palaces, forts, monuments, temples, forts, rich culture as well as tradition. All these attractions are worth visiting.
Monuments / Historical Places / Sightseeing in Jaisalmer
Jaisalmer fort is the fort of twelfth century is considered to be one of the stunning forts of Rajasthan. This is built at Trikuta hill and it is around two hundred and fifty foot tall which is surrounded by thirty feet high sandstone wall. This fort comprises of well known Jain Temple which is must see of Jaisalmer tour.
Havelis of Jaisalmer are constructed by the wealthy merchants and are well known for cutwork yellow as well as red stone treatment and also comprises of bracket shape decor of peacocks. Some of the havelis of Jaisalmer are Patwon-ki-Haveli, Nathmalji ki Haveli and Salim Singh ki Haveli.
An oasis on the bank of Gadisisar Sagar Tank is Baba Bagh. This is one of the most relax giving destination for the local people.
The next destination of Jaisalmer is Tazia Tower. The Pagoda rises through the Badal Mahal which is also known as Palace of Clouds. Every storey of this tower comprises of magnificently carved balcony.
One of the very beautiful attractions of Jaisalmer is Gadisar Sagar Tank. This is one of the greta picnic spot. At the tiem of winters this is the place that attracts many migratory birds.
A major attraction of Jaisalmer is Sam Sand Dunes. This is the place wherein you can enjoy the camel safari on sand dunes. This is something that can give you unforgettable experience. This is also known for stunning sunset views.
The Desert Festival that is held in Jan-Feb is also loved by the tourists.
Jaisalmer Photo Gallery
How To reach Jaisalmer
Are you planning to visit Jaisalmer? You can prefer any means of travel that is airways, railways as well as roadways as it is well linked. Jodhpur is the nearest city and so you can reach at this place first and then hire a private car or bus to reach out Jaisalmer. Nearest airport is Jodhpur airport. Jodhpur railways station is the nearest railways station. Jaisalmer si well connected to Delhi, Jaipur, Jodhpur and Bikaner through roads.
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