Jaisalmer Things to Do

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  • 1. Sam Desert Nights Club Jaisalmer

    During our 2 nights stay in Jaisalmer we had not find out any disco theque , pub or Nightlife in Jaisalmer city except the Sam Desert Nights club in Desert. The evening spent Just opposite Sam Dunes...

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  • 2. Jaisalmer fort or Sonar Quila.

    Built in 1150- in the yellow sandstone typical of the area which at certain times of the day give a golden glow to the stone. One of the oldest forts in...

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  • 3. Gadisar Lake, Jaisalmer.

    You'll need to take a tuk-tuk or rickshaw out here as it is a fair walk from the walled city. This is a man-made lake, built in 1400 by Makarwal Gadsi Singh to...

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  • 4. Bara Bagh royal cenotaphs, Jaisalmer.

    On top of a hillside a few kms out from Jaisalmer lie the Royal Cenotaphs of Bara Bagh (Bada Bagh) in a desert landscape. Contrary to the Royal Cenotaphs in...

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  • 5. Opposite Sunset point for the sunset.

    Contrary to what some have said Sunset point is on Ram Garh road, not at the Bara Bagh cenotaph site which is a couple of kms further on. Right opposite Sunset...

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  • 6. Lake Khichan, Rajasthan.

    Lake Khichan is roughly halfway between Bikaner and Jaisalmer so should be planned as a stop on the road rather than a visit from one or the other. Here you'll...

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  • 7. Bada Bagah:Royal Families Cenotaphs

    The Bada Bagh is a nice place set among a garden slightly north of Jaisalmer. I got the feeling of historic culture as soon as I entered the premises! Excellent...

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  • 8. Fish Feeding at Gadisar Lake

    What I really loved about Gaidar Lake were many catfish that were lining the lake shores as the locals and tourists fed them bread for good luck. I did this a...

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  • 9. Beautiful Jain temples of Jaisalmer

    Jain Temples situated in the Jaisalmer Fort are a must visit site in Jaisalmer, You will find these temples to be very old and high pilgrimage as well as...

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  • 10. Jaisalmer Fort Palace Museum

    Situated inside the majestic Jaisalmer Fort, It was an erstwhile royal residence, which was later converted into a heritage centre and museum. The museum houses...

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  • 11. Jaisalmer Fort

    Jaisalmer Fort is one of the largest forts in the world. It was built in 1156 AD by the Bhati Rajput ruler Rao Jaisal, from where it derives it name. The fort...

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  • 12. Gadisar Lake

    This is a rain water conservation lake built by Maharawal Gadsi Singh in 14th century. It was once the main source of drinking water for the entire town of...

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  • 13. Kothari’s Patwa Haveli, Jaisalmer

    The history of the Kothari’s Patwa Haveli dates back to early eighteenth century, when the patwas were struggling to set up their trade and business. On the...

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  • 14. Patwon Ji ki Haveli, Jaisalmer

    The Patwon Ji ki Haveli is an interesting piece of Architecture and is the most important among the havelis in Jaisalmer. This is precisely because of two...

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  • 15. Nathmalji ki Haveli, Jaisalmer

    This haveli was the residence of the Prime Minister of Jaisalmer, Diwan Mohata Nathmal, and it was built in yellow sandstone in Jaisalmer. The most interesting...

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  • 16. The Million Star Hotel

    One of the most popular things folk do whilst in Jaisalmer is to enjoy a night camping in the sand dunes of the Thar Desert, followed by a trek by camel,...

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  • 17. Tilon ki Pol

    The Tilon ki Pol is the name given to an archway over the road to Gadisar Lake. It is made from yellow sandstone and has been beautifully carved. It is named...

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  • 18. Gadisar Lake

    This is a man-made rain water catchment built in the 1400's to improve on a natural depression that retained water. The lake is surrounded by temples, shrines...

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  • 19. Rooftop viewing

    Nearly all restaurants and hotels have rooftop dining. What is the drawcard? - apart from the fesh breeze? There are some incredible views of the city and the...

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  • 20. Nathmalji ki Haveli

    This haveli was built in two parts by brothers Hathi and Lulu. It was designed to serve as the residence of Diwan Mohata Nathmal, the then Prime Minister of...

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  • 21. View the fort at night

    The Jaisalmer Fort is in the centre of the city. You can see it from almost any place. Rooftop restaurants of the roofs of hotels provide the best viewpoint for...

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  • 22. Jaisalmer Fort at sunset

    The colour of the fort at sunset is what gives Jaisalmer the name of 'Golden City'. One of the best places to view the changing colours as the sun sets is the...

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  • 23. The Havelis of Jaisalmer

    The history of Jaisalmer is built upon trade with both the east and west. Rich merchants built mansions called havelis built from the local yellow sandstone....

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  • 24. Jain Temples

    Jainism is one of the oldest religions in India. It was once the state religion of Indian kingdoms but has now been replaced by Hinduism and Islam. The religion...

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  • 25. Jaisalmer Fort

    Jaisalmer Fort located on the top of Trikuta Hill is one of the largest forts in the world. It was built in 1156 AD by the Bhati Rajput ruler Rao Jaisal. If you...

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