rajasthan Jaisalmer City Guide

Chennai City Tourist Places

Rajasthan A place where geologists, historians, nomadic travellers, and desert safari enthusiasts come for exploring, shopping, and staying for leisure with family and friends.

The golden city of Rajasthan is close to the west side of Pakistan and a proud contributor of the Thar Desert. Jaisalmer Fort is the most important landmark in Jaisalmer and it is also known as Sonar Quila. Ancient Havelies, puppet toys made in hand, and the overall magnanimous aura of Jaisalmer make any traveller of the world fall in love with that place.

From the golden shades of the Golden City, there rises a beautiful fort called Jaisalmer Fort or Sonar Quila. An inseparable fort that looks like an ethereal monument when the sun is out early in the day and late in the evening. A commendable fort with a royal touch to it. Golden Fort of Jaisalmer is also famous for its vital presence in Satya Jithray’s popular Feluda stories. Also in Sonar Keela movie, Jaisalmer Fort is a major plot element. Likewise, Jaisalmer Government Museum is one of the best attractions in Jaisalmer for interntaional tourists.

The high arched roof is supported by carved brackets designed in the shape of peacocks. Legend has it that there were two additional wooden storeys that made it match the Maharaja's palace in height, but he ordered for the upper level to be demolished.

During the 1st half of the eighteenth century, Salim Singh Ki Haveli was built. The descendants of the original owners are still living in this beautiful haveli. The carved brackets support the high arched roofs that are in the shape of peacocks. Patwon Ki Haveli is the most exquisite Haveli in Jaisalmer andis one of the largest Havelis in Jaisalmer. A few beautiful arts and paintings stil stand the test of time inside Patwion Ki Haveli. Patwon Ki Haweli resting miraculously in a crooked street is a stunning sight.

The Pagoda alike Tazia Tower enhances the beauty of the already lit five-storeyed Badal Mahal which is also known as Cloud Palace. There are delicately carved balconies in each and every floor. The 12th and 15th centuries Jian Temples inside the Jaisalmer Fort are dedicated to two noteworthy Jain Hermits - Rikhabdevji and Shambhavdevji. The Dilwara-styled architecture is made of Jaisalmer’s famous yellow sandstone. Similarly, Maharawal Gadsi Singh’s Gadisa Lake is an important attraction in Jaisalmer. This 14th century monument is now just a popular tourist attraction but also a pilgrimage site as there are many temples built around it.

Climatic Condition:

October to March is the best time to visit Jaisalmer and stay relaxedly in its luxury tents. The summers are extremely hot and winters are incredibly cool, which makes Jaisalmer extra-vibrant and extraordinary beautiful.

Travel Mode:

Rail:Jaisalmer is well-connected via rail networks and trains such as Howrah Jaisalmer Express, Delhi Jaisalmer Express, and Jodhpur Jaisalmer Express.

Road: With Ajmer and Jodhpur as pit stops, autorickshaws, buses, and tongas available, Jaisalmer is good to explore on road during monsoon and winter.

Air: The nearest airport is in the blue city of Rajasthan Jodhpur, that is 225 km away.