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Jaisalmer is a majestic city in Rajasthan which is home to fascinating cultures and historical edifices, including grandeur forts and palaces with captivating architecture. This eclectic city also boasts beautiful desert landscapes, bustling bazaars and various outdoor adventures, including desert safaris and camel rides. In Jaisalmer you can go camping amidst breath-taking sand dunes, stroll around the Gadi Sagar Lake to enjoy spectacular vistas and step inside a rooftop restaurant in Gandhi Chowk to sample local cuisines. Jaisalmer is also home to a number of imposing museum spaces which introduce you to the city’s art, history, cultures and more. The intriguing Thar Heritage Museum is well worth a visit which features an interesting collection of fossils, turbans, musical instruments and utensils. The Folklore Museum is another interesting venue in Jaisalmer which allows you to learn about local traditions and explore a range of paintings, photographs, puppets and jewellery. Brightsun Travel offers an excellent choice of Jaisalmer tour packages, so why not start planning a super-exciting trip here?
Jaisalmer has lots of impressive attractions which offer an insight into the region’s rich history. Visit the Jaisalmer Fort, one of Rajasthan’s oldest forts and a UNESCO World Heritage Site which was constructed in 1156 by former ruler Rawal Jaisal with a blend of Islamic and Rajput architecture. The Amar Sagar Jain Temple is another impressive attraction in Jaisalmer which is dedicated to Lord Parshwanath. This fascinating structure was constructed by Patwa Bafna Himmat Ram in 1928 with a stunning façade and various statues of animals and gods. Then there’s the 19th century Nathmal Ji ki Haveli, which boasts a beautifully carved exterior and miniature paintings; there are some great photo opportunities to take advantage of here. You can also step inside the fascinating Patwa Ki Haveli, one of the region’s largest Havelis which features splendid wall paintings and ornate carvings. Other must-see attractions in the city include the Vyas Chhatri, Salim ji ki Haveli and Bada Bagh. Book Jaisalmer holiday packages through Brightsun Travel and enjoy your vacation in the heart of this iconic cultural centre.