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It's a land that's a shade different than the rest. The mesmerising gold of its desert. The vibrance of its fair and festivals. The brillant hues of the costumes worn by the people. The rich colour of its wildlife Where ever you look in Rajasthan, you'll be greeted by a roit of colours.



Rajasthan - Jaisalmer City


Jaisalmer - Sightseeing

Gadsisar Lake Jaisalmer Fort Nathmalji Ki Haveli Salim's Singh Haveli
Jain Temple Manak Chowk Patwon Ki Haveli  
» Garsisar Lake
Garsisar is an artifical water tank. It was built by Maharawal Jaisal in 1156 A.D. and reconstructed by Maharawal Garsi Singh in 1367 A.D. Gadsisar Sagar Tank lies south of the city walls. It was once the main source of water supply to the city and there are many small temples and shrines around the tank. In winter a wide variety of water birds flock here
» Jaisalmer Fort
Jaisalmer Fort, JaisalmerJaisalmer fort is the second largest oldest fort in Rajasthan. The jaisalmer fort was founded by Maharawal 'Jaisal' in 1156 A.D. The fort stands on a hill which overlooks the town from the south. The fort is entered through a forbidding.  Standing proud to a height of hundred meters over the city with its 99 bastions, the fort is splendid sight in the afternoon sun.
» Nathamal Ki Haveli

The house of the Diwan Nathamal (Haveli) built with Badal Vilas ( Tajiya Tower), Royal Palace of Maharawal Beri Sal Singh in the nineteenth century. It is a fine edifice completed in 1941 V.S. (1885 A.D.). The left and right wings of the mansion which were carved by two brothers are not identical but very similar and balanced in design. The interior walls are ornate with splendid miniature paintings.

» Salim Singh Haveli

Salim Singh Ki Haveli, JaisalmerThis haveli was built about 300 years ago and part of it is still occupied. Salim Singh was the prime minister when Jaisalmer was the capital of a princely state, and his mansion has a beautifully arched roof with superb carved brackets in the form of peacocks. The mansion is just below the hill and it is said, once had two additional wooden storeys in an attempt to make it as high as the Maharaja's palace, but the maharaja had the upper storeys torn down.

» Jain Temple
Jain Temple, JaisalmerWithin the fort walls are a group of beautifully carved Jain temples built between the 12th and 15th centuries. They are dedicated to Rikhabdev and Sambhavanth. Gyan Bhandar or Library : Some of the oldest manuscripts of India are found in this library established as a part of Jain temples.
» Patwon Ki Haveli
It is one of the largest and most elaborate houses in Jaisalmer. It is five storeys high, extinsively carved. It is divided into six apartments, two owned by the Archaeological Survey of India, Two by families who operate craftshops here, and two private homes.
» Manak Chowk
Manak Chowk is the main market place which is just outside fort. From Manak Chowk, one can walk into the lanes where the famous carved havelis are to be found. Each haveli's facade differs from other. Built mainly during the 18th and 19th centuries, the carving in the havelis of Jaisalmer is of a very superior quality.
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