Jaisalmer is the main tourist spot located in the northwestern state of Rajasthan in India. It is called the ‘golden city’ due to its bounteous golden hills flowing in the Thar Desert.
Jaisalmer is decorated with lakes, ornate Jain temples, havelis and castles clad in golden yellowish sandstone.
The Jaisalmer Fort stands as a crown atop the city and provides a beautiful diversity to the landscape. It also has a lake and many artistic temples, all made of sandstone.
The city was founded in the 12th Century by Maharaj Rawal Jaisal who later established his kingdom in the same place.
The Thar Desert, A Beauty! The Thar Desert is the world’s ninth largest tropical desert.
Choicest time for a visit – Monsoon and Winter season is best to visit due to less humidity and with an average temperature of 20 degree.
Jaisalmer Fort – It is also known as the Golden Fort of Rajasthan. It was constructed by Raja Jaisal, Rajput ruler in the year 1156 AD.
It ranks amongst the largest forts in the world. Rising from the desert sands like a mirage, the fort is a real sight with its 99 turrets during the night.
From 9:00 am to 10:00 pm
Bada Bagh means Huge Garden. The garden served as a memorial where the nobles and their families were cremated. The garden offers a stunning view.
When you visit the place during sunrise and sunset, you are guaranteed beautiful moments, which you cannot avoid clicking. To get an unforgettable memory you should visit Bada bagh once.
Opening hours: From 9:00 am to 6:00 pm
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