Jaisalmer is one of the gems among other prime attractions of Rajasthan presents the true picture of Arabian Nights. Apart from its breathtaking attractions this place is widely known as ancient trading centre because of its strategic location on the camel trade routes and therefore described as ‘Golden City’. It is a city, which offers fact about the courageous rulers and citizens of bygone era, tales of unequalled valor, unique in its beauty and undaunted spirit to keep us alive. Jaisalmer offers an opportunity for the tourists to discover the rich cultural heritage of this golden city. If have chosen this destination to explore then ensure that you visit the following tourist places in Jaisalmer.
Jaisalmer Fort is universally known as Golden Fort of Rajasthan. It was constructed by Raja Jaisal, Rajput ruler in the year 1156 AD. It comes amongst the largest forts in the world. The golden and yellow mixed sandstone offers magical look to the Fort.
Synonymous with ‘Huge Garden’, Bada Bagh is also one of the prime attractions constructed during 16th century. This place is isolated but offers stunning views. If you visit the place during sunrise and sunset, you are guaranteed of beautiful moments, which you can’t avoid clicking.
Made by popular trader named Guman Chand & sons, it is another popular attraction located in the main city. This massive five-storied construction has five intricately decorated huge suites. The large corridors and the decorated walls are excellent representations of the art form that prevailed. The entire construction is made of yellow sandstone.
The journey in Jaisalmer cannot be completed unless or until you do not go for its thrilling Desert Safari. Sam Sand Dunes is the ideal location to set off for the Desert Safari. You will love the safari on camelback that would take you along crests and troughs and you could watch the picturesque sunset on the desert. Jeep safaris are available as well.
Thar Heritage Museum is situated at the main city. This Museum was initiated byLaxmi Narayan Khatri who was the founder of this museum. The museum presents you the history, culture, art and architecture of the famous Thar Desert.
Desert Nation Park is one among the largest parks in India. Very unfriendly locality for species to survive and hence you will find fauna and flora live on the desert’s edge.
Apart from, there are many more attractions of tourist interest such as camel races & dances, folk music, desert ballads, puppeteers and etc. Moreover, this place offers excellent transport services as it is well connected with Road & Rail.