Beyond the dazzling royal cities of Rajasthan lies Jaisalmer. The city is the gateway of the Thar Desert and one of the most popular tourist destinations in India that is notable for its incredible yellow stone architecture, the Jaisalmer Fort. The Jaisalmer city is one of the most visited places in Rajasthan during tourist season that commences from October and continuous till February. The city, also dubbed “The Golden City “was established by Rawal Singh in mid-12th century and today with many artistic structure structures, monuments of local historical importance abandoned villages, Jaisalmer has emerged as a slice of royal heritage from incredible Rajasthan.

Places to visit in Jaisalmer:
1. Jaisalmer fort:
The Jaisalmer fort is also famously known as Sonar Qila (Golden fort) as it rises from the desert itself and seems to become one with the golden hues of the sand. The setting sun adds its own magic and shrouds the fort with mystic. The fort of Jaisalmer is constructed in the classic style of the royals by the local craftsmen. This fort Is the world heritage site. Over the past centuries the fort has witnessed several battles and has successfully endured its pride and glory of being one of the magnificent forts in Rajasthan. However, Kings and battles are no more persistent and can be found on the pages of history books, leaving behind their immortal legacy and bonding with this fort.
2.Nathmal KI Haveli:
The Nathmal Ji Ki Haveli was built by two architect brothers in the 19th century. They both worked on the haveli from two sides and the outcome is a beautiful blend of the symmetrical construction. Miniature style paintings and mighty tuskars carved out of yellow sandstones are used for decorations.

3.Patwon Ki Haveli:
The patwon Ki haveli is among the largest and most elaborately carved havelis in Jaisalmer. This haveli is a five-story structure, sits proudly in narrow street. While the haveli has lost some of its early glory, a few paintings and mirror work art art can still be seen on the inside walls of the haveli.

4. Jaisalmer War Museum:
The historical war museum in Jaisalmer has been set up by the Indian Army. This war museum is first-of-its-kind on the western front traces the evolution of the Indian Army and covers in detail its inspiring contribution in mainly 1956 Indo-Pak War and 1971 Longewala battle including all combat operations and other nation building activities. The War museum has been established in military station of Jaisalmer to showcase the bravery of the Indian army and also to commemorate the sacrifice of its heroes displaying valour and courage of exceptional order during India’s war
5.Sam sand Dunes:
Sam Sand dunes are indeed one of the most authentic desert dune sites in whole India and it truly deserve to be on your list of places to visit in Jaisalmer. In Sam sand Dunes you will find 30 to 60-metre-tall sand dunes and many travellers enjoy Desert Safari on camels or jeep. Sam is 45 km west of Jaisalmer city. You can reach Sam Sand Dunes by hiring a vehicle. You may further choose to stay in one of the many desert camps that are mostly built in 2to3 km radius of Sand dunes. You can also take camel safari.
These are some of the most popular places in Jaisalmer city. Many other beautiful places are also there which you can visit during your tour as Gadisar lake, Salim Singh KI Haveli, Tanto Mata Temple, Khaba fort, Kuldhara Village, Lodurva and many more places to visit. If you want a wonderful experience of visiting Jaisalmer you can contact our travel agency in Udaipur and we also provide Udaipur to Jaisalmer taxi service so you can book your taxi to Jaisalmer.

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