The renowned Jaisalmer Fort is commonly referred to as the "Golden Fort of Rajasthan." It was built in 1156 AD by Raja Jaisal, a Rajput ruler, and is counted among the world's most extensive forts. The Fort's enchanting appearance is attributed to the golden and yellow sandstone used in its construction.
The name "Bada Bagh" translates to 'Vast Garden.' It was built during the reign of Maharawal Jait Singh in the early 16th century. Following his father's demise, his son Lunakaran oversaw the completion of the construction.
Situated in the heart of the city, Patwon-Ki-Haveli was erected by the renowned merchant Guman Chand and his sons. This grand five-story edifice comprises five lavishly adorned spacious suites.
Sam Sand Dunes serve as the perfect starting point for embarking on a Desert Safari. You'll thoroughly enjoy the camelback expedition, traversing the dunes' peaks and valleys, all while witnessing the captivating desert sunset.
Sam Sand Dunes
Gadisar Lake, positioned just one kilometer from the fort, was originally built by the land's inaugural ruler, Raja Rawal Jaisal, and subsequently restored by Maharawal Garsi in 1367 AD. This reservoir served as a vital water source for the inhabitants of the desert city.