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  • Forts
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Jaisalmer Fort, Jaisalmer
Jaisalmer Fort, Jaisalmer
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  • Type: Fort
  • Entry: Paid
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 fort is also... Read More »
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Jain Temples, Jaisalmer
Jain Temples, Jaisalmer
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  • Type: Temple
  • Entry: Paid
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 Jain Temples are... Read More »
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  • National Park
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Desert National Park, Jaisalmer
Desert National Park, Jaisalmer
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  • Type: National Park
  • Entry: Paid
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 craggy rocks.... Read More »
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Bada Bagh, Jaisalmer
Bada Bagh, Jaisalmer
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  • Type: Garden
  • Entry: Paid
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). The pillar was... Read More »
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  • Haveli
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Patwon-ki-Haveli, Jaisalmer
Patwon-ki-Haveli, Jaisalmer
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  • Type: Haveli
  • Entry: Paid
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 constructed five separate... Read More »
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Government Museum, Jaisalmer
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  • Type: Museum
  • Entry: Paid
The Government Museum is located on the Police Line Road, which is near the Moomal hotel. Established in 1984, this museum has a rich collection of marine and wood fossils. It also features some of the rarest sculptures from Kiradu and Lodurva townships of the 12th century. There are... Read More »
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Folklore Museum, Jaisalmer
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  • Type: Museum
  • Entry: Paid
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 collections. This museum was... Read More »
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Surya Gate, Jaisalmer
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  • Type: Gate
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, Ganesh Gate and Hawa... Read More »
Mool Sagar, Jaisalmer
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  • Type: Garden
  • Entry: Paid
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 temple. This temple... Read More »
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Tazia Tower, Jaisalmer
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  • Type: Historic Place
Tazia Tower of Jaisalmer is a five-storey building situated near the Badal Palace complex. This tower was the former home of the royal family of Jaisalmer. The intricate designs, minarets and architectural fusion of this tower make it one of the most attractive buildings in Jaisalmer.... Read More »
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Dussehra Chowk, Jaisalmer
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  • Type: Historic Place
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 destination. Dussehra Chowk can be... Read More »
Amar Sagar Lake, Jaisalmer
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  • Type: Lake
  • Entry: Paid
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 Singh. There... Read More »
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Akal Wood Fossil Park, Jaisalmer
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  • Type: Park
  • Entry: Paid
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 light on the ancient... Read More »
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Jaisalmer Folklore Museum, Jaisalmer
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  • Type: Museum
  • Entry: Paid
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 are six broad categories... Read More »
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Wood Fossil Park, Jaisalmer
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  • Type: Park
  • Entry: Paid
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 known as the... Read More »
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Gadsisar Lake, Jaisalmer
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Places to Visit in Jaisalmer
  • Type: Lake
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 species of birds, which... Read More »
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Gopa Chowk, Jaisalmer
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  • Type: Market
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 the Gandhi Chowk and... Read More »
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First Fort Gate, Jaisalmer
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  • Type: Gate
  • Entry: Paid
There are four gates Akhai Pol, Ganesh Pol, Suraj Pol and Hawa Pol to the Jaisalmer fort or Golden Fort. However, the best known for the architectural splendor is the Akhai Pol or the First Fort Gate. This imposing Gate was built in 1156 A.D and was the entrance for the royal family and important... Read More »
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Ganhi Chowk Street, Jaisalmer
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Places to Visit in Jaisalmer
  • Type: Street
Vyas Chhatri, Jaisalmer
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Places to Visit in Jaisalmer
  • Type: Historic Place
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