Tourist Places in Jaisalmer

Places to Visit in Jaisalmer

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Jaisalmer Average Rating - 5.8/7 1 based on 2321 Ratings

Jaisalmer is mostly preferred by travellers from Delhi, Ahmedabad. 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 56 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 Gopa Chowk, Patwon-ki-Haveli, Nathmalji's Haveli, Baba Ramdev MAndir, Khuri Sand Dunes. Jaisalmer can be visited in summer, monsoon or winter.
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Jaisalmer Tourist Places



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  • Forts
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Jaisalmer Fort, Jaisalmer
  • Type: Fort
  • Entry: Paid
Jaisalmer Fort, Jaisalmer
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5.9/ 7 1
58 Ratings & 44 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 »
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Jain Temples, Jaisalmer
  • Type: Temple
  • Entry: Paid
Jain Temples, Jaisalmer
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5.7/ 7 1
12 Ratings & 10 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 »
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Sam Sand Dunes, Jaisalmer
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6.2/ 7 1
12 Ratings & 10 Reviews
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Gadsisar Lake, Jaisalmer
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5.4/ 7 1
9 Ratings & 6 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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Khuri Sand Dunes, Jaisalmer
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5.8/ 7 1
3 Ratings & 3 Reviews
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Bada Bagh, Jaisalmer
  • Type: Garden
  • Entry: Paid
Bada Bagh, Jaisalmer
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6/ 7 1
5 Ratings & 3 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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Desert National Park, Jaisalmer
  • Type: National Park
  • Entry: Paid
Desert National Park, Jaisalmer
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5.3/ 7 1
3 Ratings & 2 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 »
Amar Sagar Lake, Jaisalmer
  • Type: Lake
  • Entry: Paid
Amar Sagar Lake, Jaisalmer
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4.5/ 7 1
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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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Patwon-ki-Haveli, Jaisalmer
  • Type: Haveli
  • Entry: Paid
Patwon-ki-Haveli, Jaisalmer
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5.3/ 7 1
3 Ratings & 2 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 »
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  • Type: Museum
  • Entry: Paid
Folklore Museum, Jaisalmer
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2/ 7 1
1 Rating & 1 Review
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 »
"Pathetic People there"Oct 18, 2013
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Mool Sagar, Jaisalmer
  • Type: Garden
  • Entry: Paid
Mool Sagar, Jaisalmer
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4.5/ 7 1
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Mool Sagar is located 8 km from Jaisalmer and lies on the way to the Sam Sand Dunes.  This popular attraction comprises a famous garden and tank that was built for cool summer retreat. The garden belongs to the royal family of Jaisalmer and is known for its Shiva... Read More »
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Dussehra Chowk, Jaisalmer
  • Type: Historic Place
Dussehra Chowk, Jaisalmer
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2.5/ 7 1
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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 »
"A good meeting point"Dec 26, 2013
Akal Wood Fossil Park, Jaisalmer
  • Type: Park
  • Entry: Paid
Akal Wood Fossil Park, Jaisalmer
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3/ 7 1
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Spread over 21 hectares, the Akal Wood Fossil Park is a unique experience. The reserve or park has been dated approximately to be 180 million years ago. The whole area is covered with huge fossilized tree trunks, one of which is 7 m by 1.5 m and ancient sea shells throwing... Read More »
"Fossils !"Dec 26, 2013
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Jaisalmer Folklore Museum, Jaisalmer
  • Type: Museum
  • Entry: Paid
Jaisalmer Folklore Museum, Jaisalmer
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5/ 7 1
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An interesting place to visit is the Jaisalmer Folklore Museum founded in 1984 on the banks of Gadi Sagar. On display are artifacts ranging from ancient to recent folk arts that reflect the transition through the ages of Jaisalmer’s culture. For better presentation, there... Read More »
"Colours at their best !"Dec 26, 2013
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  • Type: Park
  • Entry: Paid
Wood Fossil Park, Jaisalmer
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4.5/ 7 1
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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
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Salim Singh's Haveli, Jaisalmer
  • Type: Haveli
  • Entry: Paid
Salim Singh's Haveli, Jaisalmer
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6/ 7 1
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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 »
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Desert Cultural Centre and Museum, Jaisalmer
  • Type: Museum
  • Entry: Paid
Desert Cultural Centre and Museum, Jaisalmer
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Average Rating
5.8/ 7 1
3 Ratings & 1 Review
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 »
"Loved the puppet show"Nov 6, 2013
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Nathmalji's Haveli, Jaisalmer
  • Type: Haveli
  • Entry: Paid
Nathmalji's Haveli, Jaisalmer
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4/ 7 1
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Nathmalji's Haveli is a renowned architectural marvel in the heart of Jaisalmer. This haveli is famous for its architecture that reflects the fusion of both Rajput and Islamic styles. The haveli was constructed by Maharawal Berisal, the then Prime Minister of the princely... Read More »
"Worth Seeing."Apr 17, 2014
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Pokaran, Jaisalmer
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6.5/ 7 1
1 Rating & 1 Review
  • Type: Market
Gopa Chowk, Jaisalmer
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6/ 7 1
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Gopa Chowk is the central market square in Jaisalmer, which is famous for its sunset views. This market square is situated on the foot of the Golden Fort of Jaisalmer. The Gopa Chowk is located in the front of the first fort gate, Akhai Pol. Towards the west of the Chowk is... Read More »
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