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Top 8 Glorious Places To Visit In Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, India

To discover the glorifying places of the Pink City with one admission ticket to the eight top attractions. This Jaipur composite ticket is valid only for two consecutive days. It includes entry to the Amber Palace, Jantar Mantar, Hawa Mahal, Nahargarh Fort, Albert Hall, Isarlat, Sisodia Rani garden, and Vidhyadhar garden. Explore the sights on your own vehicle or select the transfer option which includes electronic rickshaw or OLA cab. Here are some of the best places to spend your time whenever you find yourself in Jaipur.

1. Jaisalmer Fort:

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It was built by Rawal Jaisal in 1156 A.D. Jaisalmer Fort is also known as Golden Fort, this majestic fort is made up of yellow sandstone that reflects golden hues and hence gets the name. This fort is a fine epitome of Rajasthani architectural style and a must-visit name among the places to see in Jaisalmer. The best time to see the fort is at night when it’s all lit up and glowing!

  • Foreigners Entry Fees: INR 250 for adults
  • Indians Entry Fees: INR 50 for adults
  • Visiting hours: Early morning till 5:00 p.m.

2. Bada Bagh:

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Popular as Huge Garden, it was built by Maharawal Jait Singh in the 16th century. Bada Bagh was constructed as a memorial for the nobles who fought for the city. Here, not only the nobles but the cremation of their families also took place. The legacy stories make it a popular name among the places to visit in Jaisalmer. It’s simply charming to just take a walk in this huge space and observe the royal edifices blended well with the green environs. The key attractions here are mesmerizing sunset and enchanting sunrise.

  • Foreigners Entry Fees: INR 50 for adults
  • Indians Entry Fees: INR 20 for adults
  • Visiting hours: 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

3. Patwon Ki Haveli:

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Patwon ki haveli was built by Guman Chand Patwa in the year 1805– one of the prominent traders of the city, this haveli is known for its intricately carved massive suites. The walls are beautifully decorated, and the corridors are large, decked with the art of the erstwhile era, making it one of the best places to visit in Jaisalmer for all kinds of travellers, especially art enthusiasts, school students, and history geeks. The key attractions here is crafts and arts of local artisans, architectural style and detailed inscriptions

  • Foreigners Entry Fees: INR 50 for adults
  • Indians Entry Fees: INR 10 for adults
  • Visiting hours: 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

4. Salim Singh Ki Haveli:

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With a roof in the form of a peacock, the entrance of this haveli exudes of tuskers made of sandstones guarding the structure is the prime attraction of Salim Singh ki Haveli. It was built by Salim Singh in the year 1815. Slightly different from the other similar architectures of the contemporary times, the haveli has its own artistry. It is also known as Jahaz Mahal as the front of the haveli resembles ship stern and is among the prime highlights of this splendid attraction that sets it apart from the other Havelis in Jaisalmer. This is surely one of the best Jaisalmer tourist places. The key attractions are the architecture, 38 balconies to lose track of time and space, elephant structure at the entrance.

  • Foreigners Entry Fees: INR 50 for adults
  • Indians Entry Fees: INR 10 for adults
  • Visiting hours: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

5. Sam Sand Dunes:

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It offers a vast expanse of sandy soil and sand crests to break. Sam sand dunes allow its visitors to explore the peaks and troughs of the dunes while on a camel or a jeep safari. In the evenings, campfires are organized along with folk music and dances that offer glimpses into the rich culture of the city. There are also various camps laid out here to offer you a royal desert camping experience in well-maintained tents. The key attractions here are golden sand dunes all around, stunning sunset and sunrise views, camel safari, staying in camps

  • Visiting hours: Anytime

6. Gadisar Lake:

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Raja Rawal Jaisal built the Gadisar Lake in 1400 AD to meet the water requirements of Jaisalmer. Surrounding the lake, beautiful chhatris, temples and holy shrines have been constructed which creates a peaceful ambience for a romantic retreat and have made it a popular name among the places to visit in Jaisalmer. You can also go for a round of boating in this marvellous lake for an extra dose of fun in the winter season. The key attractions here are yellow sandstone built artistically carved entrance gate, boating in the lake.

  • Visiting hours: Anytime

7. Sadar Bazaar:

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Puppets, trinkets, jewellery, handicrafts – these synonyms exhibit the vibrancy and joie de vivre of its people and space. Sadar Bazaar is one of the most popular markets of the city is known for selling typical Rajasthani handicraft items. Besides, the shades and variances are a delight for life to remember.

Key attractions here are Rajasthani ethnicity manifested in clothing, handicrafts, rugs, puppets, jewellery, shawls and many more – tie and dye fabrics in stunning colours.

8. Amar Sagar Lake:

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It was built by Maharawal Akhai Singh in the 17th century and is located at about 7 km on the western outskirts of the Jaisalmer city, the Amar Sagar Lake cum oasis is made up of a series of ponds and wells, as well as old Shiva Temple. It is adjacent to and a part of the Amar Singh Palace, this lake and temples were built by Amar Singh, while the palace was established by Maharawal Akhai Singh in honour of Amar Singh, his predecessor. One can easily move forward into the lake with the help of the stairs. One can also spot several birds around this lake, which makes it a birdwatcher’s paradise. Key attractions here are Shiva Temple, birds, Amar Palace

  • Foreigners Entry Fees: No
  • Indians Entry Fees: No
  • Visiting hours: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

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