Kuldhara, Jaisalmer
Village

Kuldhara

Rank 7
Ranked 7 of 49,
Sightseeing
in Jaisalmer
Average Rating
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12 Ratings & 10 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
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Shubham

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  • Lives in Gurgaon
  • 73 photos
  • 29 Reviews
  •  88 helpful votes
  •  31716 readers

"Amazing village ruins" new review

  • 5.0/7
  • Posted 2 weeks ago
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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  • 8 photos
  • 10 Reviews
  •  5 helpful votes
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"Must visit this abandoned village" new review

  • 5.0/7
  • Posted 2 weeks ago
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
  •  2923 readers

"One of the Haunted place in India" new review

  • 4.5/7
  • Posted 3 weeks ago
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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Ashok

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  • Ashok
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  • Lives in Ahmedabad
  • 21 photos
  • 11 Reviews
  •  6 helpful votes
  •  5212 readers

"Small place but history is there" new review

  • 5.0/7
  • Posted 3 weeks ago
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
  • 90 photos
  • 39 Reviews
  •  15 helpful votes
  •  3363 readers

"Nice place"

  • 6.0/7
  • Posted 2 months ago
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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  • 17 Reviews
  •  9 helpful votes
  •  4545 readers

"Photogenic place"

  • 6.0/7
  • Posted 2 months ago
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
  •  32 readers

"The Ghost Village of Jaisalmer"

  • 5.0/7
  • Posted 2 months ago
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
  • 32 Reviews
  •  56 helpful votes
  •  12140 readers

"Abandoned Village which overwhelms you with its tragic tale"

  • 5.5/7
  • Posted 2 months ago
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
  • 7 photos
  • 8 Reviews
  •  2 helpful votes
  •  621 readers

"Kuldhara - The haunted village"

  • 6.5/7
  • Posted 3 months ago
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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Bijal Thakkar

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  • Bijal Thakkar
  • Lives in Mumbai
  • 19 Reviews
  •  56 helpful votes
  •  9983 readers

"Nice place must visit once"

  • 6.0/7
  • Posted Feb 24, 2015
Kuldhara is ruins of an old village. However it is really nice to know the story and history about it. It is on the way to Sam Sand Dunes. But everybody should visit it once.
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