Things to see and do - Jaisalmer
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Jaisalmer Travel guide
Jaisalmer : Michelin's recommendations
Located in the heart of the Thar desert, the ochre-coloured buildings of this city founded in 1156 by Rao Jaisal appear like a mirage to visitors, some of whom arrive here in exotic and somewhat uncomfortable fashion on the back of a camel! A visit of the fort, a citadel within a citadel, is a must; here visitors can relive the history of Jaisalmer, a city attacked on numerous occasions. Nowadays, the only fight its bastions face is against water seepage and the risk of collapse. Wander through the narrow streets of the lower town to discover its sumptuous havelis; above all, make sure you visit the impressive Jain temples, with their magnificent filigree marble work.
Tourist attractions Jaisalmer : Things to see and do
Entrée par Akhay Pol IND - Jaisalmer 345001
Situated in the heart of the Thar desert, Jaisalmer is dominated by its 12C fort, which is surrounded by a long wall fortified with numerous bastions that have unfortunately been damaged by water seepage. The citadel, which is accessed via huge gates..
Gopa Chowk IND - Jaisalmer 345001
Jaisalmer was an important staging post on the caravan route between India and Persia, Arabia and the West. It therefore comes as no surprise that the town boasts a number of splendid havelis in pink-ochre sandstone, built by the rich merchants of th..
IND - Jaisalmer 345001
The seven Jain temples of Jaisalmer, built in yellow sandstone like the other buildings in the fort, are home to a vast array of magnificent white marble sculptures. Particularly striking are the tirthankara, dancers and animals which adorn the walls..
Behind SBBJ Bank, near Fort IND - Jaisalmer 345001
Goverdhan Chowk IND - Jaisalmer 345001
Hotel Nachana Haveli is a heritage hotel converted from a 280-year old ancient Haveli (private mansion). Located just 700 metres from Jaisalmer Fort, the hotel offers a rooftop restaurant and free parking. Air-conditioned guest rooms are fitted with..
In the national monument Fort of Jaisalmer, Nr jain temples campus IND - Jaisalmer 345001
Situated within one of the largest forts in the world - the historical Jaisalmer Fort – guests of this property can arrange desert and camel safaris. It also offers complimentary Wi-Fi access in all areas. Desert Haveli Guest House is 500 metres fro..