Kuldhara, Jaisalmer
Village

Kuldhara

Rank 6
Ranked 6 of 52,
Sightseeing
in Jaisalmer
Average Rating
5.3 / 7 1
13 Ratings & 11 Reviews

About Kuldhara

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    • Entry: Paid
    • Timings - Opening & Closing: Monday - Friday: 9.00 AM - 5.00 PM , Saturday: 9.00 AM - 5.00 PM , Sunday: 9.00 AM - 5.00 PM , Public Holidays: 9.00 AM - 5.00 PM

 

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  • Best Time:  During Day
  • Length of visit:  Below 1hr
Facilities available
  • Bathroom facilities
  • Camera/Video allowed
  • Wearing of shoes/footwear allowed

11 traveller reviews for Kuldhara

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Santhosh Wilson

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  • Santhosh Wilson
  • Lives in Thiruvananthapuram
  • 170 photos
  • 35 Reviews
  •  6 helpful votes
  •  7994 readers

"A historical village"

  • 6.5/7
  • Posted 1 month ago
The deserted village of Kuldhara is situated around 30 km from Jaisalmer. We visited there by taking deviation to the right, on our journey to the Sam Sand Dunes. The ruins are scattered over a vast area. A visit to Kuldhara wont take too much of your time, as you can combine it with the evening trip from Jaisalmer to the sand dunes. The visit is worthy for usual travellers as well as historians.
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Shubham

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  • Shubham
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  • Lives in Gurgaon
  • 75 photos
  • 32 Reviews
  •  91 helpful votes
  •  35988 readers

"Amazing village ruins"

  • 5.0/7
  • Posted Jan 28, 2016
Good village. The ruins are preserved by govt. The walk is worthwhile. Recommended - keep fuel tank full, hire a local guide that are available in plenty there for hearing story of the village. Can be covered in 1-2 hrs.
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Udit Sawhney

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  • Udit Sawhney
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  • 13 Reviews
  •  6 helpful votes
  •  6080 readers

"Must visit this abandoned village"

  • 5.0/7
  • Posted Jan 26, 2016
This is the abandoned village in Jaisalmer. Must visit if you go to Sam Sand Dunes. This is enroute Sam Sand Dunes, and I recommend you visit this after you return from your overnight desert camp.

People will tell you story of the village there, which is interesting to hear.

Many movies have been shot here like Kaalo etc.

Make this plan of your itinerary of Jaisalmer.

There is nothing haunted about it :)
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Dipika S

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  • Dipika S
  • Lives in Mumbai
  • 8 Reviews
  •  15 helpful votes
  •  3137 readers

"One of the Haunted place in India"

  • 4.5/7
  • Posted Jan 20, 2016
It is listed to be one of the Haunted place in India. It is said to be resided by 'Paliwal Brahmins' who fled the village and emptied 80 such nearby villages. After 6 pm entry in village is officially banned.
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Bindiya Patel

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  • Bindiya Patel
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  • Lives in Ahmedabad
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  • 12 Reviews
  •  6 helpful votes
  •  5610 readers

"Small place but history is there"

  • 5.0/7
  • Posted Jan 19, 2016
This is a small place but must to see because history is attached with this place. So visit at once is worth. Nothing much to do here so only 15 to 30 min is more to see this place and take this in route of your visit.
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Ratul Mukherjee

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  • Ratul Mukherjee
  • Lives in Kolkata
  • 107 photos
  • 40 Reviews
  •  18 helpful votes
  •  8925 readers

"Nice place"

  • 6.0/7
  • Posted Dec 23, 2015
Kuldhara is a nice place to visit in Jaisalmer, Rajasthan India. The historical architecture of that place will make you surprise. If you are planning to visit Rajasthan then you should not miss KULDHARA.
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Purvi Patel

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  • Purvi Patel
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  • 17 Reviews
  •  10 helpful votes
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"Photogenic place"

  • 6.0/7
  • Posted Dec 11, 2015
Some believes that it is a haunted place so it is not advisable to visit after sunrise but I think that it was all rubbish. After you get there you remember that many films are shooting were done there & it is very beautiful also. Must visit this place, it is on the way to sand dunes.
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Anushweta Baruah

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  • Anushweta Baruah
  • Lives in New Delhi
  • 8 photos
  • 2 Reviews
  •  78 readers

"The Ghost Village of Jaisalmer"

  • 5.0/7
  • Posted Dec 10, 2015
Kuldhara is a supposedly a haunted village where one surely feels the sadness of once lively town with barren roads and devastated surroundings. Although not sure if it really is haunted or not but one can surely feel the negativity in the air.
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Tarit Ray

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  • Tarit Ray
  • Lives in Gurgaon
  • 34 Reviews
  •  59 helpful votes
  •  15414 readers

"Abandoned Village which overwhelms you with its tragic tale"

  • 5.5/7
  • Posted Nov 30, 2015
Kuldhara village was abandoned by its Brahmin residents more than 300 years ago due to its refusal to marry off the village chief's daughter to Salim Singh, the then Prime Minister of Jaisalmer. The village is full of abandoned houses which are now slowly falling into ruin. The chief's house however has been renovated and gives a glimpse into rural life of the period including kitchen, living room and stores. A must visit for its uniqueness.
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Sanjeev Franklin

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  • Sanjeev Franklin
  • Lives in Jaipur
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  • 8 Reviews
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"Kuldhara - The haunted village"

  • 6.5/7
  • Posted Nov 14, 2015
Kuldhara is a remote village which was active some 200 years ago. But, according to the local residents of Jaisalmer, every resident of the village suddenly left it in single night and since then no one knows about them, since then it is considered HAUNTED...! If you wish to feel it, just go through the destroyed houses where no one is allowed to enter after the evening. It is kept away from the visitors as well as the locals.
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