Jaisalmer City Guide tells about Jaisalmer city of
Rajasthan, a popular tourism/travel destination in India.
Once a sleepy desert city, Jaisalmer has
transformed itself into a major tourist destination of India.
Situated amid picturesque Thar Desert, the Jaisalmer city commands
premiere position among the tourist attractions scattered all over
the desert land of Rajasthan. The Jaisalmer city is revered both by
Indians as well as foreign tourists.
Like various other cities of Rajasthan, you will discover different
facets of Jaisalmer as you explore this wonderful city with us.
Tough there are historical monuments scattered all over the city but
the Jaisalmer Fort will immediately command your attention. Made of
sand stones and locally known as Sonar Quila, the Jaisalmer Fort is
a dominating structure amidst sands. The Jaisalmer city is also
known for its old mansions, better known as Havelis. Among many of
them you will find Salim ji ki haveli and Nathmal ji ki haveli as
the most striking. There are other monuments too, which are equally
important because of their distinct and individual architecture. The
amalgamation of ancient and the medieval era architecture will catch
The Jaisalmer city is a prominent educational as well as cultural
hub in the region and regularly showcases the vivid cultural aspects of Rajasthan
. Among others, it includes folk dances as well as semi
classical and folk music.
The city is easily accessible and people are warm and welcoming. In
spite of harsh living conditions, Rajasthani people are known for
their warm hospitality all over. So come to Jaisalmer and enjoy the
traditional rhetoric of 'padharo mahare desh'
(welcome to our lands).