Tourist Places in Jaisalmer

Places to Visit in Jaisalmer

Jaisalmer - #5 of 60 in Rajasthan |
Jaisalmer Average Rating - 5.8/7 1 based on 5732 Ratings

Jaisalmer is mostly preferred by travellers. The go to destination for types of travellers, be it family, kids and couples, Jaisalmer is, however, mostly preferred by Couple, Group. The best season or months to visit places in Jaisalmer are February, March, October, November, December. There are 52 tourist places in Jaisalmer, which can be explored by travellers. Local attractions can be visited at any time of the day, be it early morning, afternoon, evening or night, as suitable for travellers. Sightseeing in Jaisalmer can be done by travellers, which will take half a day or one day, but to see all sightseeing places, travellers need to stay in Jaisalmer for 2 days to 3 days.
Travellers can also download HolidayIQ.com's Jaisalmer Travel Guide to learn about places to visit in Jaisalmer, browse through photos & pictures, explore Jaisalmer using a map, and read sightseeing reviews. Recently reviewed tourist attractions in Jaisalmer, which are great places to visit, are Sarvotam Vilas, Gadisar Lake, Jaisalmer War Museum, Lodurva, Maharaja's Palace. Jaisalmer can be visited in summer, monsoon or winter.

Jaisalmer Tourist Places



  • Type: Fort
  • Entry: Paid
Jaisalmer Fort, Jaisalmer
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5.7 / 7 1
150 Ratings & 117 Reviews
The Jaisalmer Fort is located in the heart of the city and is known for its miniatures, architecture and bazaars. This fort was built in 1156 by a Bhati Rajput ruler Jaisal, atop the Trikura hill. About a quarter of the population of Jaisalmer live inside this fort. The... Read More »
"Sonar quila"2 months ago "Sonar Quilla in every sense"3 months ago
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  • Type: Desert
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Sam Sand Dunes, Jaisalmer
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6.3 / 7 1
82 Ratings & 66 Reviews
"Nice experience"2 months ago "In the land of the camels"2 months ago
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  • Type: Lake
58%
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Gadsisar Lake, Jaisalmer
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5.2 / 7 1
30 Ratings & 24 Reviews
Gadsisar Lake was built during the 14th century by Maharwal Gadsi. This artificial rainwater lake was the chief water source during that time. There are numerous shrines and small temples on the embankment of this lake. The main attractions of the lake are the different... Read More »
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  • Type: Haveli
  • Entry: Paid
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Patwon-ki-Haveli, Jaisalmer
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6.0 / 7 1
24 Ratings & 20 Reviews
Patwon-ki-Haveli is situated in a narrow lane near the Patwa Complex. It is the first haveli to have been erected in Jaisalmer. This haveli is essentially a cluster of five havelis, which was constructed in 1805 by Guman Chand Patwa. A rich trader, Guman Chand Patwa... Read More »
"The Heritage Charm"Apr 24, 2016 "Admirable haveli"Apr 16, 2016
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  • Type: Temple
  • Entry: Paid
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Jain Temples, Jaisalmer
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5.9 / 7 1
21 Ratings & 18 Reviews
The Jain Temples are one of the oldest temples in Jaisalmer, which are situated inside the Jaisalmer Fort complex. These temples have archaeological and religious significance attached to them. The group of temples in the fort were built between 12th and 15th centuries. These... Read More »
"Place of Worship"Jan 7, 2016 "Interesting place"Dec 23, 2015
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  • Type: Village
  • Entry: Paid
63%
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Kuldhara, Jaisalmer
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5.4 / 7 1
14 Ratings & 12 Reviews
"Ghost Village"2 months ago "A historical village"Apr 23, 2016
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  • Type: Desert
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Khuri, Jaisalmer
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6.5 / 7 1
12 Ratings & 11 Reviews
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  • Type: Temple
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Tanot Mata Temple, Jaisalmer
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6.7 / 7 1
10 Ratings & 9 Reviews
"Miraculous Mata Tanot Temple"2 months ago "Must go"Mar 2, 2016
  • Type: Garden
  • Entry: Paid
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Bada Bagh, Jaisalmer
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5.6 / 7 1
11 Ratings & 7 Reviews
Bada Bagh or Big Garden is located 6 km from Jaisalmer on the Ramgarh road. During the 16th century, this garden was commissioned by Maharawal Jait Singh and was completed by his son Lunakaran. This garden includes a tank and a dam, along with a Govardhan Stambh (pillar).... Read More »
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  • Type: Haveli
  • Entry: Paid
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Salim Singh's Haveli, Jaisalmer
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4.9 / 7 1
7 Ratings & 6 Reviews
Salim Singh's Haveli was built in 1815, by the then Prime Minister Salim Singh. This architectural piece is located in the heart of Jaisalmer, close to the railway station. The arched roof of this structure is capped with blue cupolas along with carved brackets that... Read More »
"Constructed by Salim Singh"May 13, 2016 "Not to visit"Apr 11, 2016
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  • Type: Lake
  • Entry: Paid
Amar Sagar Lake, Jaisalmer
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4.8 / 7 1
6 Ratings & 5 Reviews
Amar Sagar Lake is situated at a distance of 7 km towards the western outskirts of Jaisalmer. It is a lake cum oasis, which lies adjacent to the Amar Singh Palace. This palace was constructed during the 17th century by Maharawal Akhai Singh in honour of his predecessor Amar... Read More »
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  • Type: Museum
  • Entry: Paid
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Desert Cultural Centre and Museum, Jaisalmer
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5.6 / 7 1
5 Ratings & 3 Reviews
The Desert Cultural Centre and Museum symbolises the true artistic brilliance and craftsmanship of Jaisalmer. It is located on the Gadi Sagar Road and is very close to the main Jaisalmer city. This museum was established in 1997 and has a wide collection of traditional... Read More »
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  • Type: National Park
  • Entry: Paid
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Desert National Park, Jaisalmer
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5.6 / 7 1
4 Ratings & 3 Reviews
The Desert National Park is regarded as one of the largest national parks in India, covering a wide area of 3161 sq. km. It was established in 1980 and depicts the ecosystem of the Thar Desert. The main land of the park comprises compact salt lake bottoms, fixed dunes and... Read More »
  • Type: Gate
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Surya Gate, Jaisalmer
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5.4 / 7 1
5 Ratings & 3 Reviews
Surya Gate is one of the gates of the ancient Jaisalmer Fort located in the Thar Desert. This 12th century AD fort in yellow sandstone, also known as 'Golden Fort', stands on top of Trikuta Hill.Visitors have to pass through four successive gates, Akhai Gate, Surya Gate,... Read More »
  • Type: Village
  • Entry: Paid
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Lodurva, Jaisalmer
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5.7 / 7 1
3 Ratings & 3 Reviews
"A Jain temple"Jan 20, 2016 "Beautiful Jain Temple"Jan 2, 2016
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  • Type: Historic Place
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Dussehra Chowk, Jaisalmer
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4.2 / 7 1
3 Ratings & 3 Reviews
Dussehra Chowk is a big courtyard situated inside the Jaisalmer Fort complex. This is the best place to enjoy the architectural symmetry of the royal palace from all angles and the rustic beauty of the surrounding fort, and temple that makes this place a tourist... Read More »
  • Type: Temple
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Baba Ramdev Temple, Jaisalmer
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6.0 / 7 1
3 Ratings & 2 Reviews
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  • Type: Museum
  • Entry: Paid
Folklore Museum, Jaisalmer
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4.7 / 7 1
3 Ratings & 2 Reviews
The Folklore Museum of Jaisalmer is situated on the bank of the Gadsisar Lake and features a wide collection of souvenirs and artefacts of bygone years. The royal history of Jaisalmer is on display in this museum, which houses rare ornaments, portraits and historical... Read More »
"Colours at their best !"Dec 26, 2013 "Pathetic People there"Oct 18, 2013
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  • Type: Park
  • Entry: Paid
Wood Fossil Park, Jaisalmer
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3.8 / 7 1
2 Ratings & 2 Reviews
Wood Fossil Park is just 17 km away from the main city of Jaisalmer. It is located on Barmer Road and features large fossils of around 180 million years old. Some of these fossils include the remains of a forest which was submerged in the sea. The Wood Fossil Park is also... Read More »
"A study in contrast"Dec 26, 2013 "Fossils !"Dec 26, 2013
Pokaran, Jaisalmer
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5.4 / 7 1
4 Ratings & 2 Reviews
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