• Jaisalmer Fort

    Jaisalmer Fort

    The Jaisalmer Fort also goes by the name Sonar Quila (Golden Fort).

    Jaisalmer Fort

    The Jaisalmer Fort also goes by the name Sonar Quila (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 mystique.

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    Bada Bagh

    Bada Bagh

    About 6 kilometres to the north of Jaisalmer lies Bada Bagh.

    Bada Bagh

    About 6 kilometres to the north of Jaisalmer lies Bada Bagh, also called Barabagh (literally Big Garden). This garden complex houses chhatris or royal cenotaphs of the Maharajas of Jaisalmer state, including that of Jai Singh II.

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    Patwon-Ki-Haveli

    Patwon-Ki-Haveli

    Among the largest and the most elaborately carved havelis in Jaisalmer.

    Patwon-Ki-Haveli

    Among the largest and the most elaborately carved havelis in Jaisalmer, this five-storey structure sits proudly in a narrow street. While the haveli has lost some of its early glory, a few paintings and mirror work art can still be seen on the inside walls.

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    Sam Sand Dunes

    Sam Sand Dunes

    Sam Sand Dunes is a must- visit in the Rajasthan state.

    Sam Sand Dunes

    Sam Sand Dunes is a must- visit in the Rajasthan state. If you visit the ‘Golden City’, then it is a must that enjoy a Desert Safari because if you do not explore the vast Thar on a camel’s back, you really miss all the fun. Visiting the Sam Sand Dunes is the highlight of Jaisalmer tour.

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    Thar Museum

    Thar Museum

    the Thar Heritage Museum is a historical reservoir.

    Thar Museum

    the Thar Heritage Museum is a historical reservoir. L Narayan was an eminent scholar of the Jaisalmer folklore. The museum not just tells you the times of Jaisalmer but also showcases the rich culture, heritage, folk art and architectural style of Rajasthan.

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    Gadisar Lake

    Gadisar Lake

    Gadisar Lake was constructed in the 14th century by Maharawal Gadsi Singh.

    Gadisar Lake

    Gadisar Lake was constructed in the 14th century by Maharawal Gadsi Singh to meet the water needs of his arid lands. Considering its importance, many small temples and shrines were constructed around it, transforming it into a pilgrimage centre and a tourist attraction.

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    Nathmal-ki-Haveli

    Nathmal-ki-Haveli

    Two architect brothers built Nathmal Ji Ki Haveli in the 19th century.

    Nathmal-ki-Haveli

    Two architect brothers built Nathmal Ji Ki Haveli in the 19th century. They worked on the haveli from two sides and the outcome is a beautiful blend of the symmetrical construction. Miniature style paintings and mighty tuskers carved out of yellow sandstone are used for decoration.

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    Jain Temples

    Jain Temples

    The Jain Temples of Jaisalmer are a cluster of temples dating back to the 12th and 15th century.

    Jain Temples

    The Jain Temples of Jaisalmer are a cluster of temples dating back to the 12th and 15th century. The temples, dedicated to two Jain Tirthankars (hermits) – Rikhabdevji and Shambhavdevji – are popular pilgrimage destinations. As is characteristic of any structure in Jaisalmer

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    Salim Singh Ki Haveli

    Salim Singh Ki Haveli

    This haveli was built in the first half of the 18th century.

    Salim Singh Ki Haveli

    This haveli was built in the first half of the 18th century and a part of it is still occupied by descendants of the original residents. The high arched roof is supported by carved brackets designed in the shape of peacocks.

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    Kuldhara Village

    Kuldhara Village

    The story of Kuldhara is a well-known yet unfathomable legend.

    Kuldhara Village

    The story of Kuldhara is a well-known yet unfathomable legend. Located at a distance of about 18 km from Jaisalmer, Kuldhara is a village that lies abandoned since the 1800s. According to folklore, the Kuldhara villagers used to pay their taxes to an unscrupulous minister, Salim Singh.

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    Tanot Mata Temple

    Tanot Mata Temple

    Some 120 kilometres away from Jaisalmer is the Tanot Mata Temple.

    Tanot Mata Temple

    Some 120 kilometres away from Jaisalmer is the Tanot Mata Temple. Tanot Mata is considered to be a reincarnation of Goddess Hinglaj. There are many stories of how during the 1965 India-Pakistan war, Tanot was under heavy attack and shelling.

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    Tazia Tower in Jaisalmer

    Tazia Tower in Jaisalmer

    Tazia, the sacred structure of a tomb carried out by Shiite Muslims.

    Tazia Tower in Jaisalmer

    Tazia, the sacred structure of a tomb carried out by Shiite Muslims during the Muharram procession, The Tazia Tower is an exquisite edifice, located in the Badal Palace Complex in the Amar Sagar Gate, which was once the residence of the royal family.

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