13 Amazing places to visit in the Golden City of Jaisalmer

 13 Amazing places to visit in the Golden City of Jaisalmer

Jaisalmer, also known as the Golden City located in the heart of Thar desert, home to hundreds of Havelis and forts is certainly a destination for those who want to see the rise and fall of kings and the glory of them.

Jaisalmer really is a wonderful place to go. If you go to the annual Jaisalmer Desert Festival, typically held in early February or late January, the best time for experiencing the full splendor of the city is.

Jaisalmer Fort: 

The homeland of hundreds of Havelis and the forts is certainly a destination for those who want to watch the rising and fall of Kings and their glory. Jaisalmer, also known as the Golden City, is the heart of Thar desert.

It’s really a great place to go, Jaisalmer. The best time to experience the full splendor of the city is when you go to the Annual Jaisalmer Desert Fest, normally held in early February or late January.

Desert Safari:

Jaisalmer evokes a vivid view of pure magnificence and the magic of the desert in the middle of the soft golden sand.

Most tourists take a camel safari-the most important experience for Jaisalmer. A camel safari gives you the chance to experience India’s rustic, rural desert life.

Jain Temple:

In Jaisalmer Fort’s walls, this group of lovely temples features carved structures depicting pictured wise people, hermits, animals, etc.

The detail of the marble Jain temple complex in Ranakpur carved out of sandstone, rivals it. Before entering you will have to remove all your shoes and leather items. From 8 a.m. every day, the temples open. To 3:00 p.m.

Patwa Haveli:

Jaisalmer’s magnificent historical havelis (manors) are also famous for their magnificent architecture. Many may be found north of Jaisalmer Fort on the narrow roads about 10 minutes walk.

The Patwa Haveli is the largest and most important town in this area of the 19th century. Kothari’s Patwa Haveli with her amazingly complex artwork and stonework is particularly impressive and has become a museum.

Sand Dunes and Desert National Park:

A rare desert area, located at the edge of the Jaisalmer Desert National Park and also listed by Lonely Planet as one of the top 13 tourist destinations in Rajasthan. The dunes are 42-45 Km from the city of gold.

In a unique non-tourist experience of bunking on a desert camp for a glimmering, one may also stay overnight close to the Sam Dunes. On the way to the Dunes is an interesting but spooky place to visit Kuldhara Abandoned Village.

Sunset at Vyas Chhatri:

Vyas Chhatri is dedicated to the great sage, Vyasa, who wrote the Mahabharata Hindu epic on the edge of Jaisalmer, in the north of the fort.

Because their domes look like umbrellas (chhatris) they are called chhatris. Go over town for amazing sunsets.

Badal Palace and Tazia Tower:

The five-story Tazia Tower is located on the beautiful Badal Palace complex in Jaisalmer. The Tazia tower is the mausoleum replica of several Muslim imams with complex sculptures at the walls of the tombstone which reflect the rich ancient art.

A cloud-like look is on Badal Palace near Amar Sagar Gate. The Tazia Tower emerges. This tower differs entirely from Rajputana’s usual architecture.

Kuldhara Village: 

Kuldhara Village is one of the most interesting and fascinating attractions to be included in your route. It is situated about 20 kilometers from the Golden city Jaisalmer. The village is known to be a spooky and haunted village and is rich in legends and myths.

Bada Bagh:

Bada Bagh is mainly a cenotaph adjoining the gardens in Jaisalmer, on its way to the Ramgarh, some 6 km north of Jaisalmer. The royal cenotaphs of the Maharajas, who once ruled Jaisalmer, are basically chhatris.

Gadsisar Lake:

The Gadsisar Lake, called the Gadisar Lake, was built in the fourteenth century and located at the southeastern edge of the city by Maharawal Gadsi Singh, a vast artificial reservoir.

The numerous small temples and temples surrounding the lake make it a place to relax. Boats for rent are also available in the vicinity.

Nathmal Ki Haveli:

In the centre of Jaisalmer City, Nathmal Ki Haveli has a beautiful architecture that is also known as the Land of the Golden Fort.

The exceptional outside of the building, the virtuous Haveli work with two limestone elephants that guard the entrance, is the view every visitor is privileged to see


Dhruva is the former capital of the 12th century Bhatti Dynasty, 16 kilometres north-west of Jaisalmer. Bhatti Rajput’s old capital was once a thriving town.

Although the city has been plundered by Muslim invaders, its architectural ruins are the main attraction of the city.

Pokhran Fort:

The fort of Balagar was built in the 14th century by the Marwar Thakur, Rao Malden, which otherwise was called the Pokhran Fort.

The place of five mirages is Pokhran which is surrounded by sand, rocky and salt. Although the fortified temple is small, made of red sandstone, Durga’s devotion.

Zoya Thomas

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