Are you planning for Rajasthan travel and tours? Are you getting confused to decide to choose a right destination for tourism in Rajasthan? Well your search ends here. If you are truly interested to explore the best of tourism in the royal and imperial Indian state of Rajasthan, then you ought to visit Jaisalmer – the Golden City. Believe me; the charm of this majestic town will never fail to lure you with its incredible charm and fascinating attractions.
Jaisalmer is an important city of royal and historical land of Rajasthan located remotely in the middle of the blazing Thar Desert (the Great Indian Desert). Despite its remote location the city has emerged as one of the most sought after tourist destinations in the state. It is a city where you can enjoy almost everything for which the state is internationally renowned for. There are ample tourism opportunities available in this city which can definitely fascinate travelers coming from all over the world. Fort, temples, desert, sand dunes, camel safari, etc are main attractions of the city which appeal tourists in large numbers from all over the world.
The Jaisalmer Fort also called Golden Fort or Sonar Kila is the most visited and must see attraction in the city. It is one of the largest forts in the world built in mud and yellow-sand stone. When the sunrays falls on this marvelous architecture it glows like yellowish gold. That’s why it is sometimes described as the Golden Fort or Sonar Kila. It is also one of the Seven Wonders of India.
Located atop the Trikuta Hill the fort complex houses many beautiful buildings, merchant havelis, Jain temples and a palace. Almost all buildings are finely carved and stunningly sculptured. When you will explore the fort complex you will come across attractions include Raj Mahal (Royal Palace), exquisite Jain Temples, Laxmi Nath Temple, Vyas Haveli, Shree Nath Haveli, and four massive gateways namely Ganesh Pol, Suraj Pol, Hawa Pol and Akshaya Pol.
Apart from magnificent Sonar Kila there are also some other attractions in the city which appeal travelers in abundance. Patwon-Ki-Haveli, Nathmalji-Ki-Haveli, Salim-Singh-Ki-Haveli, Sam Sand Dunes and Desert National Park are other attractions of Jaisalmer which will fascinate you on your Rajasthan travel and tours. Tourism in Jaisalmer is incomplete without enjoying exciting camel safari ride. A well organized camel safari will give you truly incredible charm of Rajasthan tours as you will see the rippling sand dunes changing their shapes with the winds. Well, if you are indeed interested in exploring the best charm of Rajasthan tourism you must visit Jaisalmer, the Golden City of India.