Location: 8 K.M. off Jaisalmer on the way to the Sam Sand dunes
How to reach: Take an auto-rickshaw or hire a cab
Attraction: Wells and paintings on walls
Situated 8 K.M. west of Jaisalmer, this is another pleasant, but rather
neglected, small garden and tank. It belongs to the Royal family of
Jaisalmer and was originally built as a cool summer retreat. The major
attraction of this place is a Shiva temple, which is said to be
constructed out of just two large blocks of sandstones.
Maharawal Moolraj II built the Moolsagar complex in 1815 AD. You will
find numerous wells, the Moolsagar Garden and a splendid Raj Mahal built
on its premises. Maharaja Moolsagar was known for his patronage to art
and artisans and that becomes pretty evident when you come across some
great murals on the palace walls. He definitely had a considerable
influence on the wazirs and land-lords. Therefore his patronage to the
art and architecture was resonated among his nobles and subjects. It was
mainly due to his efforts that so many lovely palaces and structures
were built in that period which was influenced by both the Mughal and
Rajput schools of art.
Mool sagar near Jaisalmer is a minor tourist attraction in the outskirts of Jaisalmer.