Jaisalmer: The Golden City of India
Known as the 'Golden City of Rajasthan', Jaisalmer is also a World Heritage Site. Standing majestically on the ridge of the yellow sandstone, Jaisalmer is crowned by an illustrious fort. The elaborate Jain temples and palace present inside the fort, adds to its enamouring charm. One can easily figure out the fine sculpture in all the houses, adding a touch of creativity and rural Rajasthani fervour. It was founded in 1156 AD by Rajput King Maharawal Jaisal Singh. In spite of being interspersed within the Thar Desert, the beauty and charm of Jaisalmer tourist destinations remains unparalleled. It has also bagged importance due to its strategic location, often falling on the major trade route with the West.
The Jaisalmer Fort is one of the prime destinations in Jaisalmer. Constructed in 1156 AD, the massive yellow sandstones of this fort adds to its majestic charm. The Merchant Havelis, Raj Mahal, Laxminath Temple are the main attractions here. One can also explore the Thar Heritage Museum in Jaisalmer, which preserves the archaic photographs, manuscripts and musical instruments. The other attractions include Khaba Fort, Bada Bagh, Sam Sand dunes and Khuri sand dunes. Antique items, stonework, blankets and rugs are the main shopping delights. Thus, taste a different variety of Rajasthani cultural benediction with Jaisalmer Tourism.recommended tours