Jaisalmer is all about its cultural vibrancy and majestic architectures that give the city an imperial look and makes the city one of the most popular tourist destinations in Rajasthan. The yellowish majestic fort that occurs in the midst of golden-yellow sandstone buildings and surrounded by the desert dunes of Jaisalmer is the pride and honor of the royal state. It is not at all surprising to known Jaisalmer is the Golden City of Rajasthan because of its hilarious yellowish-golden sand dunes and historic architectures. Within a first glance of the city, you will definitely fall in love with the city. Situated close to the Indo-Pak border, this town has a lot more about the history and interesting mysterious stories to tell. Here are some of the ultimate things to do in Jaisalmer which will surely make your tour the most memorable one of your life –
Live in Jaisalmer Fort –
the most notable sight of Jaisalmer city is its sonar fort which beautifully blends in the golden desert as the sun fades away. Jaisalmer fort is one of the largest forts in the world that is probably a living fort which resides two-third of the old cities population. There are several places to stay in Jaisalmer including luxury as well as home stays but the ultimate experience of living in Jaisalmer fort is completely different and a worth enjoying.
Hopping mansions –
massive and impressive mansions of rich merchants of the city are a must-visit attraction of the city. The exclusive style of architectures and beautiful interiors gives you an insight into the artwork of olden days. Patwon ki Haveli, Salim Singh ki Haveli, and Nathmal ji ki Haveli are the most popular mansions of Jaisalmer.
Experience the unearthly at ghost town –
the ruins of Kuldhara village is a place to experience the eerie of ghosts. Located on the outskirts of Jaisalmer, this town was once owned by the Paliwal Brahmins. The lively town got abandoned overnight due to the curse inhabit by it. There is a museum house various artifacts that were left behind by the villagers.
Meander around the Gadisar Lake –
an artificial lake constructed by Maharawal Gadsi Singh after whom it was named as Gadisar Lake was built around 1300 years ago. Gadisar Lake is the best place for a peaceful outing in Jaisalmer as one can enjoy boating and spend some quality time in the environment. If you plan your visit in Jaisalmer during December to February, then you are bound to capture the most fascinating view of migratory birds in the lake.
Explore Bada Bagh –
Strolling through the parallel rows of cenotaphs built for the Bhatti rulers can be an interesting place to visit in Jaisalmer. The major part of Jaisalmer that has seemed to be ignored but actually is a very beautiful place in Jaisalmer. You must capture the most fascinating sunset view of this heritage landscapes.
Religious walk through the temples –
this is not necessary to be religious to go on the temple trail of Jaisalmer, but it is just to experience the spirituality and admire the art and heritage of Jaisalmer. There are several amazing temples in Jaisalmer, but the special attraction was laid by the Jain Temples in the city. While your visit to Indo-pak border, don’t forget to see the miraculous Tanot Mata Temple situated near the border.
Get indulge into the Rajasthani cultures –
The vibrancy of Rajasthani cultures can be found in all over the country and this is what you can experience in Jaisalmer. You can find drama and music in the city even in the Jaisalmer fort. Enjoy the puppet shows and musicians who can completely entice you with its melodious act. The special cultural evening was arranged in the desert areas that include folk dance and music performance by the entertainers.
Jaisalmer is the best place to experience adventure and get a sight of cultural all together at one place. The city offers various things to do and enjoy, but the above-mention ones are some of the must-experience things in the city that ensures your memorable tour to Jaisalmer.
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