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Jaisalmer Tour and Travel guide
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Jaisalmer is also known as Golden City of India because of its shining and wide scattered sand dunes, intrinsic Havelis, expanse of Thar Desert which makes it altogether different form rest of the world. Camel safari on sand dunes offers a bumpy ride which is an exclusive experience on Hill Fort of Jaisal.
Jaisalmer at a Glance
Best time to Visit Jaisalmer October to March
Languages spoken Hindi, English and Rajasthani
Seasons Summer (March-June), Winter (November-February), Monsoon (July-September)
Religions Hindu, Islamic, Jainism, Sikhism
Temperature Summer (33.9° C to 39.3° C) & Winter (10° C to 19.17° C)
Cuisine Rajasthani food and Different country foods
Raja Jaisal in 1156 built this marvelous Jaisalmer Fort. It is built with yellow colored sandstone. Since its inauguration till today it is standing tall with full of its vigor and courage. It has a wide and antique collection of wooden furniture belonging to that era. Its colorful windows painted with peacock green, rainbow blue and red color gives a multiplier effect to its beauty. Within its premises it has many other building separated as Hojra, Dewan-e-Aam, Paakshala etc which has its own utility depending upon the purpose. They all have beautiful walls, pillars, rooftops carved with miniature designs.
Patwon ki Haveli
Patwa was the specific merchant community belonging to Jain religion is another major attraction of Jaisalmer which cannot be afforded to be missed. It has beautiful interiors decorated with small pieces of mirrors, colorful windows, mesmerizing galleries, giant hallways have eye-catching view. Also the precious collection of magnificently crafted furniture along with other decorative items still looks afresh because of regular upkeep by government efforts.
Land of Marwar has long and vivid stories of the rules by various kings be it Mughals or Rajput. In that series Tazia Tower is that monument which makes one remind of Mughal Era on Marwar. It was built in 1886 Ad by Muslim artesian who built this 5 storied building giving it a just look alike Tazia. It has beautiful galleries bearing intricate bearing f magnificent art prevailing in that era.
Golden City of Jaisalmer has another attraction for its tourist Fort Rajwada. Earlier it was living accommodation for Royal Families of Jitendra Singh Rathore and Shri Dileep Singh Rathore who later converted the palace into a fully furnished and eminent Heritage Hotel serving best in class of hospitality. Depending upon the taste of customer it serves in both Royal Heritage and Modern Lifestyle way of hospitality.
Desert National Park
Hares, black bucks, chinkaras, desert cats, desert foxes wolves they all live and found together in Desert National Park of Jaisalmer which is located in outskirt area. Because of the verities of flora and fauna like monitor lizards, spiny tail lizards, saw scaled vipers, Several avian species such as Grey partridges, bush quail, Indian rollers, bee eater makes it a perfect destination for wildlife lovers.
Deoki Niwas Palace
it was earlier palace built for the royal families but soon after its construction it was converted into heritage haveli looking at the requirement of time. It has developed its premises and customer services which will is best in class and leave no stone unturned to serve best experience for its customers
Gadi Sagar Lake
It is located in the south of Jaisalmer and an ideal place for migratory birds who comes on and often near about this area. This lake area is surrounded by beautiful sceneries of Ghats, Temple Shrine and small chattries. Boating can be enjoyed as water sport activity to change the wave of mood. This lake is responsible for supplying water to the entire city.
Nathmal Ji Ki Haveli
This haveli is the artistic creativity of two brothers who had unique ability and interest in architecture. The major point of attraction of Nathmal ji ki Haveli is the two giant elephants located at the main entrance of the Haveli built out of yellow sandstone. Pillars , walls and roof tops are painted and carved magnificently.
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