Jaisalmer: The Golden City in the state of Rajasthan, India. The City had its traces in the 12th Century. Rawal Jaisal founded the city Jaisalmer, and Jaisalmer means the Hillforts of Rawal Jaisal. 

Jaisalmer City

Jaisalmer city lies in the middle of the Thar Desert, also known as The Great Indian Desert. The Jaisalmer stands on a ridge of yellowish sand, and in the centre, there is Jaisalmer Fort. In addition, the fort has a royal palace and many Jain temples. The buildings in the city are a great showcase of fine sandstone sculptures. 

Jaisalmer city is approximately 575 km from the capital city Jaipur. Its western frontier has its border shared with Pakistan.

Is it Enough about the City? We just started here; let’s dive deep into the city’s Jewels and know the places better. In conclusion, we have Summarised the best attraction points you must visit in Jaisalmer that will bring long-lasting memories to your life.

Come And Explore the Jaisalmer city’s wonders it has to offer you. Let’s start :

Jaisalmer Fort

The Fort is known as the Golden Fort (Sona Quila). Rawal Jaisal made it from the desert’s yellow sand and made it the capital of Jaisalmer District during his period. The Jaisalmer fort made its name on the world’s heritage sites list in 2013. The Sculptures and delicate designs were the classic styles of the royals by the local artisans. And What makes it a marvellous fort is that sunset brings its magic to make the fort mystique.

Jain Temples of Jaisalmer

The temples are within the Jaisalmer Fort. The temples are dated back to the 12th and 15th centuries and are dedicated to Tirthankars Rikhabdevji and Shambhadevji. The Jain Temples have a dilwara style of architecture.

Longewala War memorial

The battle of Laungewala is an inspiring tale of courage and bravery shown by the Indian Soldiers. It was the first major engagement in the western sector during the Indo-Pakistan battle of 1971. As a fact, India Defended about 2000 advancing troops with 60 tanks. So visit this inspiring place where our brave soldiers made the supreme sacrifice and make yourself proud to be part of this great India.

Tanot Mata Temple

The Tanot Mata temple is about 120 km away from Jaisalmer. The Mata is the incarnation of Goddess Hinglaj.

Pakistan fired many shells and bombs at the Tanot Mata temple during the war. It made people’s faith more in Goddess Tanot Mata temple. Now, Border Security Force trust is managing the temple.

Jaisalmer War Museum

It is present in the Jaisalmer Military station. The Indian Army has displayed the courageous act of soldiers. The Museum exhibits respect for the soldiers who lost their lives while saving their motherland. In the Museum, you will find captured tanks and many things from the battle. In fact, you will also find an audio-visual room to see an Interview with Major Kuldeep Singh Chandpuri. The Museum also has Indian Air Force’s Hunter Aircraft, which played an important role during the battle.

Kothari’s Patwaon ki Haveli

The Five-storey structure is the largest and most elaborately carved haveli in Jaisalmer. It stands proudly in the narrow street. You will still find a few paintings and mirror work on the inside walls of the haveli.

Gadsisar Sagar lake

The Artificial lake was built by the founder of Jaisalmer- Rawal Jaisal. It was later rebuilt by the Ruler Gadsi Singh around 1367 AD. The most exciting about this lake is that there is a Light and Sound program. The laser water shows various chapters of Jaisalmer’s history. One of the Astonishing events at the Gadsisar Lake.

Desert National park

The park displays the best ecosystem in the Thar desert with varied wildlife. The park has various animals like blackbuck, desert fox, and chinkara living in the desert national park. One of the world’s heaviest flying birds: The Great Indian Bustard, is seen here. In addition to,the Migratory birds like Eurasian and Himalayan Griffon vultures, the Saker falcon, and Eastern Imperial Eagle also visit during their migration. 

Kuldhara Abandoned Village

If you’re coming to Jaisalmer, the most curious place for the visitors is visiting Kuldhara village. The distance from Jaisalmer is around 18 Km. In addition, the mysterious place has become a major tourist place, as people worldwide come to reveal its mystery. The Famous story is like that the villagers abandoned the village one night, and no one knows where they left. In fact, as of the present day, no one has got to see where the people of kuldhara village left and why. 

Bada Bagh

The Bada Bagh is about 6 km in the north of Jaisalmer District. It is known as Barabagh, containing various chhatris of the Jaisalmer’s Maharajas. It is having cenotaphs of Raja Jai Singh II. The Bada Bagh is a mesmerizing place where sunset gives amazing vistas to tourists.

Vyas Chhatri

The Vyas chhatri is present in Bada Bagh. It is dedicated to Ved Vyas (who wrote the Mahabharata epic). It gives beautiful glimpses of the sunset and is popularly known as the Sunset point of Jaisalmer.

Nathmal Ji ki Haveli in Jaisalmer city’s centre

In the 19th century, Two architect brothers built Nathmal Ji ki haveli. It has beautiful symmetrical construction on the two sides of the Haveli. The decoration has might tuskers made of yellow sandstone, and on the walls, there are miniature-style paintings.

Hey, Why are you not packing bags and planning the trip for Jaisalmer? Come and enjoy the marvellous architecture and beautiful sceneries of Jaisalmer. 

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For more information, you can visit the Rajasthan Tourism Website.