Jaisalmer, the Golden city with the exquisite view of Thar Desert which was once a sleepy deserted land and now this city has transformed to a major Desert tourist destination in Rajasthan, India. The Golden Fort has become the major landmark of Jaisalmer. The Jaisalmer city is filled with multi colors, wide spread sand dunes which gives a stunning memorable experience in this Golden city.
HISTORY OF JAISALMER
Jaisalmer known as the Golden city and most part of the city is built with yellow sandstone gives stands at the top of Trikuta Hill, giving the best view of the stretching sand dunes. The city of Jaisalmer was founded in 1156 by Rawal Jaisal, a Bhatti Rajput King. This beautiful fort is a fantasy to visit and made with yellow sandstone located at the heart of the Thar Desert. The early morning sunset from the fort has a special attraction. The breathtaking sight is worth enjoying.
THE ATTRACTIONS OF JAISALMER:
The city of Jaisalmer is known as the Museum city since the number of monumental destinations can be found here in jaisalmer. The Cobbled Streets, Forts and Palaces, Heritage Temples Ancient Havelis are worth visiting in Jaisalmer.
The Golden Fort or the Grand Jaisalmer Fort takes back you to the 12th century. These astonishing places and the vast desert regions that follow is a treat to watch. This Golden fort is located at the hill top which is surrounded by 30 feet high walls. The Jain Temple and the complex around it give more interesting option on visiting.
The Jaisalmer Havelis are home of ancient merchants who were known for the creative designs and adornments. The Havelis with the fine cutwork, yellow and red stonework in bracket shaped peacocks designs. The Salim-Singh-ki-Haveli, Patwon-ki-Haveli and Nathmalji-ki-Havei are worth visiting here in Jaisalmer.
Gadsisar Sagar Lake
The Gadsisar Sagar Lake is one of the best ideal picnic spot for the people who visit Jaisalmer. This is among the most breathtaking attractions Jaisalmer. This lake gives the best view and it is an ideal bird watching place. The Gadsisar Sagar Lake with the beautiful lush green garden a must visit..
The Tazia Tower is an architectural wonder in Jaisalmer which is a beautiful five storey building and known as the Palace of Clouds. This palace is engraved with galleries on each storey to give an impressive look.