Travel Guide to Golden City Jaisalmer in Rajasthan


Travel in Rajasthan in indeed a rewarding experience. And travel in Jaisalmer would be certainly an unforgettable experience that will last forever. Jaisalmer is a wonderful tourist place to explore in the royal and desert land of Rajasthan, India. Situated in the heart of the vast Thar Desert, this beautiful city attracts tourists and travelers from all over the world.

The city presents the true charm of Rajasthan tourism because its boasts almost every thing for which Rajasthan is globally acclaimed fort. There are desert, sand dunes, forts, palaces, temples, havelis, adventure, heritage hotels, etc in and around this city. This city is lovingly known as the Golden City of India.

The main and most focused attraction of this city is the Jaisalmer Fort also called as Jaisalmer Kila, Jaisalmer Durg, Golden Fort or Sonar Kila. The Golden Fort is considered as one of the seven wonders of India and one of the most visited monuments in the country. It is one of the oldest living forts in the world housing residence places, Jain temples, merchant havelis, Hindu temples and 4 massive gateways.

About a quarter of the city’s population lives in the fort complex. It has been featured in a number of newspaper and magazine articles. Major attractions inside the fort complex are Raj Mahal (Royal Palace), Jain Temples, Laxminath Temple, 4 massive Gateways, merchant havelis, etc.

The fort complex majestically stands on the Trikuta Hill and overlooks golden views of rippling sand dunes and golden city of Jaisalmer. So you will certainly love to visit this majestic golden fort on your Rajasthan travel and tours.

Jaisalmer is also noted for beautiful havelis. Famous havelis in this city are Patwon-Ki-Haveli, Nathmalji-Ki-Haveli, Salim-Singh-Ki Haveli, Haveli Shreenath, Mehra haveli, etc. Museums are also attractions of visit to this golden city. Famous museums are Jaisalmer Folklore Museum, Mehra Haveli Museum, Government Museum, Desert Culture Centre & Museum, etc.

Jaisalmer is also noted for desert expedition, desert camping, camel safari, jeep safari and sand dunes. It has emerged as a famous destination for Rajasthan adventure tour offering tourists a wonderful opportunity to relish desert adventure activities. You will also have opportunity to go on Rajasthan village tour by camel safari on tours to this golden city of India tours.

Sam Village and Khuri Village are famous among tourists for ripping sand dunes. Desert National Park is one another popular attractions of Jaisalmer. Hence you will certainly love to include Jaisalmer in the itinerary of Rajasthan tours package. Well, explore Jaisalmer and treasure best of Rajasthan tourism.



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