Jaisalmer is the exotic, beautiful historical region and a priceless treasure of nature and considered epitome of the beauty. It was popularly expressed as Golden City during Rajput period and still it is standing proudly as most attractive tourist destination in Rajasthan. The city has resisted foreign invasions and it is the last royal palace came under British rule. It is a part of Great Indian Desert. The golden sand landscapes make this as an extraordinary picnic location. It is the gateway for romantic breathtaking vistas and enjoyment. There are many Jain temples located in Jaisalmer. The desert fair is the highlighting feature of Jaisalmer. The festivities are camel show and adventurous rides. The other vibrant locations are Jaisalmer fort, havelis, sand dunes, temples and Sona Kilar.
Places to visit
It is one of the royal palace and renowned as Rajmahal and was constructed around 1500 AD. It is the oldest palace of Rajasthan and has very fine lattice work. The entire palace was surrounded by lush green gardens and lawns.
There are sevral Havelis found in Jaisalmer.The most attractive Havelis is Patwon-ki-Haveli was took 55 years to complete. The other famous Havelis are Salim Singh-ki and Nathmalji-ki-Haveli.
Jaisalmer fort, Tazia tower, Barmer, Hawaprol, Chandraprabhu temple and Khuri are other popular locations in Jaisalmer.
How to reach Jaisalmer
Jodhpur airport is the nearest airport at a distance of 285 km from Jaisalmer.
Jaisalmer railway station isone of the important railway stations and well connected to all cites of India.
There are several bus services available to reach Jaisalmer from all major cities of Rajasthan.
In summer 25-42 C and winter 7- 24 C and best visited from October to March.