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About Jaisalmer


Once a sleepy desert city, Jaisalmer has transformed itself into a major tourist destination of India. Situated amid picturesque Thar Desert, the Jaisalmer city commands premiere position among the tourist attractions scattered all over the desert land of Rajasthan. The Jaisalmer city is revered both by Indians as well as foreign tourists.

Like various other cities of Rajasthan, you will discover different facets of Jaisalmer as you explore this wonderful city with us. Tough there are historical monuments scattered all over the city but the Jaisalmer Fort will immediately command your attention. Made of sand stones and locally known as Sonar Quila, the Jaisalmer Fort is a dominating structure amidst sands. The Jaisalmer city is also known for its old mansions, better known as Havelis. Among many of them you will find Salim ji ki haveli and Nathmal ji ki haveli as the most striking. There are other monuments too, which are equally important because of their distinct and ind

Eating Out  

Any adventure is incomplete for a foodie without trying out the local dishes a place has to offer and the same follows for Jaisalmer! Open your days with the traditional masala chai, try Daal Baati for a filling lunch and have a rich dinner of Laal Maas and Bajre ki roti! Where do you get all this? Just make your way to the following places!

Desert Boy’s Dhani
When your stomach calls for Rajasthani cuisine, make your way to Desert Boy’s Dhani! Dive into local flavours and embark on a foodie adventure! Try your all time favourites like Daal Tarka or Malai Kofta as you laze around in the relaxed ambience of this courtyard restaurant. Simple surrounding, loving service, good food and a chilled out ambience describe this place you would love to catch a bite at!

    Eating here will dent your pocket by about INR 450.




Jaisalmer is not only one of the finest tourist destinations in Rajasthan but also an exciting place for shopping. Jaisalmer is famous for embroidery, Rajasthani mirror work, rugs, blankets, antiques and old stonework. Don't miss to buy souvenirs for your dear ones. In that case, Mirror work, embroiders article silver jewelry, Trickles and Curios are must buys of Jaisalmer. There are lots of shops but try to venture in government owned and operated ones. The main shopping areas in Jaisalmer are Sadar Bazaar, Sonaron Ka Bas, Manak Chowk, Pansari Bazaar, Gandhi Darshan, Zila Khadi Gramodan Parishad, Khadi Gramyodyog Bhawan (Seema Gram) and Rajasthali - the Govt. shop, selling handicrafts.

The embroideries in the South-Western region of Rajasthan are amazing. Traditional wedding dresses, opium bags, and dowery bags come from the desert villages and are then sewen together to make magnificent wall hangings. Jaisalmer also has various showrooms and emporia, which are worth&

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