Jaisalmer , a sleepy desert city, has transformed
itself into a major tourist destination of India. Unlike any
other city, this desert fortress is one of Rajasthan's most
exotic and unusual towns. Jaisalmer, an important ancient
trading centre because of its strategic location on the camel
trade routes, is often described as the 'golden city'.
The town stands on a ridge of yellowish sandstone, crowned by
a fort, which contains the palace and several ornate Jain
temples. Many of the houses and temples are finely sculptured.
It lies in the heart of the Thar Desert. Jaisalmer Fort was
built in 1156 by the Bhati Rajput ruler Jaisal, it is situated
on Trikuta Hill and had been the scene of many battles. Its
massive sandstone walls are a tawny lion color during the day,
turning to a magical honey-gold as the sun sets.
Jaisalmer is well connected to the nearby towns and cities.
The nearest city is Jodhpur. To visit this place by air, one
has to take the flight operated by Indian Airlines between
Jodhpur and Jaisalmer. To get there by train there is a
meter-gauge train that connects this place with the rest of
the small and big places.
has some of the India's best hotels, which compliments the
scenic and architecture beauty of this Golden City. We at Travel Made Easy, provides you with the
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