Jaisalmer means “the Hill Fort of Jaisal” and also called as “Golden City” due to the yellow sandstone utlized in every building of this city that provides a yellowish-golden touch to the whole place. This city is famous for palaces, forts, sand dunes and lies in the heart of Thar desert. It stands on a edge of yellowish sandstone, crowned by a glorious fort that comprises of palace and numerous ornate Jain temples. So, if you are planning to explore this golden city of India then go through this Jaisalmer Tour and Travel Guide from Vacation Trip India.
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Sightseeing in JaisalmerYou can visit the famous attractions mentioned in this Jaisalmer Tour and Travel Guide:
Jaisalmer FortThis glorious fort is located on Meru Hill and was constructed by Bhati Rajput ruler Jaisal in the year 1156. It is one of the largest forts in the whole world and is made up of yellow & golden sandstone that gives it a magical look. Jaisalmer Fort is a great example of Rajasthani architecture. If you are planning a visit to Jaisalmer, you must visit this fort.
Bada BaghThis garden has become a major tourist location in Jaisalmer. It gives a stunning view and the best time to visit is sunset or sunrise. It will surely offer you beautiful moments to click and cherish for all the years to come. If you are planning a visit to Jaisalmer, you must visit this garden.
Patwon-Ki-HaveliPatwon-Ki-Haveli- This big five-storied building has many intricately decorated suites. It was constructed by the famous trader Guman chand and is made up of yellow sandstone. The architecture and grandeur of this monument has added immense value to the city.
Sam Sand DunesAnother important touristic location is Sam sand dunes, which is a impeccable location for desert safari. You can choose from Jeep safari or camel safari to enjoy the whole place. At the same time, you can also enjoy many cultural events like camel race, folk dances and much more. If you are planning a visit to Jaisalmer, you must visit this place.