India Tourist Attractions

Jim Corbett

Jaisalmer Tourist Attraction

Jaisalmer is located within Thar Desert. It is a tourist attraction for business and fun. The imposing historical buildings of yesteryears are viewed and appreciated even till today. The city is the educational hub of the state. Traditional culture is mixed with modernity by the different residents of the city.

Sand stone Sonar Quila and havelis is a tourist attraction. Others in the list are Salim ki Haveli, Nathmal ji ki Haveli. Folk dance and music enthrall the tourists especially in the evening. Other attractions of the city is Patwon-ki-Havelli, Tazia tower, Akal Wood Fossil Park, Jain temples, desert National Park, Nathmalji ki Haveli, Museum, Tilon ki Pol, Gadisar Lake and sanskritik Sangrahalay.

There are vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes in the local menu catering to the region which is sandy and lacks water resources since ancient times. Some of the dishes vegetarian and non-vegetarian to be tried on the trip are Pyaz ki kachori, Dal baati choorma, Gatte ki subji, lal mass, Kair sangria, etc.

Jaisalmer is famous for shopping of traditional items such as bead work, mirror work, blankets, rugs, carpets, shawls, tapestry, stonework, carved wooden boxes, silver jewelry, earthen lamps, stone work, tie and dye clothing, antiques etc. Tourists can shop for souvenirs at Sonaron ka Bass, Gandhi Darshan, government emporium, Khadi Gram udyog, emporium Seema gram, and Manak Chowk.

Reaching Jaisalmer is not difficult. The network of airways, railway and roads is impeccable giving connectivity to the entire India. The Jodhpur airport is 300 km away. Desert city Jaisalmer locals dress up in very color traditional dress and become cynosure of all eyes.