to Jaisalmer – the golden beauty of Rajasthan, etched in
yellow sandstone. Perched atop the Trikuta Hill, it stands tall
against miles of gleaming sand. Epitomising the desolate, awesome
charm of the desert. Tour to Jaisalmer, the city of the golden
fort is a fantasy in yellow sandstone in the heart of the Thar
Desert Jaisalmer. The Jaisalmer city was founded in 1156 by Rawal
Jaisal, a Bhatti Rajput King. Legend has it, that Lord Krishna
– the head of Yadav Clan, foretold Arjuna that a remote
descendent of Yadav Clan would build his kingdom atop the Trikuta
Hill. His prophecy was fulfilled, when in 1156 AD Rawal Jaisal, a
descendant of Yadav Clan and a Bhatti Rajput, founded the city of
This amber-hued Jaisalmer city,
in the heart of the desert, dazzles gloriously in the early
morning. The sunset in Jaisalmer has a peculiar glow here. As
the night descends, the sky goes up in flames, which fade leaving
a few embers, till it becomes black. A breathtaking sight indeed!
Tourism in Jaisalmer is famous for cobbled streets, strewn with
palaces, forts, temples and Jaisalmer havelis. Every house in
Jaisalmer, is exquisitely carved, having filigreed work all over.
These houses date back to 12th – 15th century. And hence
Jaisalmer is called 'the Museum city'. Filled with colour,
festivity and smiles, Travel in Jaisalmer is truly a memorable
experience across the shimmering sands.
Travel Attraction in
Jaisalmer Fort Tours in Jaisalmer
Renew yourself amid the past galore, as you visit the commanding
Jaisalmer Fort. The fort stands guard over the desertscape from
its 250 feet high perch on the hill with its wall following the
contours of the hills.
Gadsisar Lake Tours of Jaisalmer:-
A rain water lake,
adorned with an arched gateway. Many small shrines and temples
are festooned a11 around the lake. Today, it is an ideal picnic
spot, famous for boating.
Salim Singh-ki-Haveli in
Witness the legendary architectural wealth of Jaisalmer at Salim
Singh's haveli, truly unsurpassed in splendor. Of particular note
are the blue roof and rows of peacocks below the arched
balconies. The haveli was once the residence of the Mohta family,
ministers of Jaisalmer rulers.
Patwon-ki-Haveli in Jaisalmer:-
It is the grandest mansion in
Jaisalmer, not to be missed at all. This five haveli wonder has
its ceiling supported by exquisitely carved pillars and its
delicately chiselled balconies surely leave you mesmerized.
This haveli was carved by two
brothers. One worked on right side and the other on left, but the
harmony in design exists still. Screened windows, projected
balconies and intricate carvings illustrate superb
Jain Temples in
Within the citadel are the
splendorous Jain temples, dedicated to Rishabdevji, Sambhavnathji