The city named after Rawal Jaisal. Founder and ruler of Jaisalmer in 1156 AD. The Architecture of the city constructed with sandstone. Sandstone gives the appearance of being yellow to Jaisalmer. Because of which the town referred to as Golden City. Jaisalmer fort located in the heart of the city. The city surrounded with well-preserved heritage structures and the sea of desert. There are many places in the city to visit, but the following six should be on your must-visit list
Rawal Jaisal built the fort in 1156 AD. Jaisalmer fort is Rajasthan's second oldest fort behind the fortress of Chittorgarh. The forts yellow sandstone walls offer an impression of the "Sonar Quila" golden fort. Under Rajasthan's hill forts, the fort proclaimed a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
The Patwon Ji ki Haveli is an intriguing piece of architecture and is one of Jaisalmer's most influential Havelis. Guman Chand Patwa ordered and constructed the first of these havelis is 1805 and is the biggest and most extravagant. Patwa is thought to have been a rich man and his time a famous trader.
The Gadsisar Lake is one of Jaisalmer's most significant tourist sites developed by Jaisalmer's first king, Raja Rawal Jaisal. Maharaja Garisisar Singh rebuilt and reconstructed the lake in the following years. The Gadsisar lake bank surrounded by artistically decorated chattris, temples, nature reserves, and ghats. Its appeal is because it was the city's only source of water.
Sam Sand Dunes Desert Safari Camp, is one of the most authentic desert dune destinations in India, where you will encounter 30-60 meter high sand dunes, and many travelers enjoy desert safari on camels or jeep, Sam is 45 km south of Jaisalmer city, where you can reach by hiring a can from Jaisalmer town and then stay in one of many desert camps, established in 2-3 km radius of Sand dunes.
On the remains of an elderly haveli constructed in the late 17th century, Salim Singh ki haveli constructed. Built-in 1815, the new structure occupied by Jaisalmer's Mehta family. Haveli's architecture is distinct, The roof built in the Peacock form. The Haveli located next to the Jaisalmer Fort hills.
On a Jaisalmer tour, visitors can't afford to miss Nathmal Ji Ki Haveli's beautiful architecture. According to the facts, the building of this mansion began simultaneously from two points. On yellow stones, one can see elephant sculptures, and intricately sculpted outdoors and interiors. An enormous statue of a yellow sandstone elephant welcomes every tourist and shopper in this Haveli.