Jaisalmer Popular North India Destination

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The name Jaisalmer evokes a vivid picture of sheer magic and brilliance of the desert. Jaisalmer desert town is India's most enchanting tourist destinations. The town consists of remarkable sandstone architecture which gives a honey color look at the time of sunset.This place makes all the visirots to wish to come again and again. In the year 1156 Rawal Jaisal, a descendent of the Yadav Clan abandoned his fort at Lodurva and founded a new capital in Jaisalmer, after consulting a local hermit by the name of Eesul. Tricuta was the hill chosen and Jaisal abandoned his old fort at Lodurva to establish this new capital.Over the years the remote location of Jaisalmer kept it almost untouched by outside influences and even during the days of Raj, Jaisalmer was the last to sign the Instrument of Agreement with the British.
 
 
In Medieval times, Bahti Rajputs of Jaisalmer were feudal thieves who used to capture the caravans laden with precious silks and spices that crossed the territory of Delhi or Sind. These caravans earned the town great wealth. Its prosperity was due to its location on the main trade route linking India to Egypt, Arabia, Persia, Africa and the WestLater on the rise of shipping trade saw the decline of Jaisalmer.The whole town consist of magnificent palace, havelis, temples and fort. Ages have gone by and the monuments of Jaisalmer have withstood the buffeting winds of the desert all through. Jaisalmer is a marvel of beautiful culture and harsh climatic conditions, together amounting to a memorable experience.
 
Tourist Places in Jaisalmer

Jaisalmer Fort
Manak Chowk and Havelis
Gadsisar Lake
Tazia Tower
Jain Temple
Gyan Bhandar or Library
Havelis
a. Nathmalji-ki-Haveli
b. Patwon -ki-Haveli
c. Salim Singh-ki-Haveli

Tourist Places

Jaisalmer is a former medieval trading center and a princely state in the western Indian state of Rajasthan, in the heart of the Thar Desert. Known as the "Golden City," it's distinguished by its yellow sandstone architecture.

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