Jaisalmer is a place that is known for miracles, packed with an abundant past, culture, normal environment and rich heritage. It is one of the most well-known tourist goals that give a remarkable encounter to explorers. It is called “The Golden City” that stands on an edge of yellowish sandstone and is delegated by the mighty Jaisalmer Fort.
Each edge of this city has something to flaunt and flabbergast explorers. Indeed, even the bright turbans worn by the nearby menfolk have a special character that makes you have an inclination that you have returned in time.
History of Jaisalmer
The city was established in the 12th Century by Maharaj Rawal Jaisal who later settled his kingdom in a similar spot. Jaisalmer is named after Maharaj Rawal Jaisal. Afterward, he built the Jaisalmer Fort on the Trikuta Hill which has now turned out to be one of the most famous heritage destinations. The fort walls watched the whole city until Ala-ud-Din Khilji attacked and caught it in the 13th century and figured out how to hold it for a long time.
World Heritage Site
A visit to the Jaisalmer Fort gives one an exceptional encounter. The fort is one of the biggest desert living forts of the world and the second most established fort in Rajasthan. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The fort is called Sonar Quila or the Golden Fort as it is made of yellow sandstone.
The fort offers convenience alternatives also, inside its forceful walls. Famous attractions like the Raj Palace, Jain temples, Laxminath Temple and the four gateways– Ganesh Pol, Suraj Pol, Bhoot Pol, and the Hawa Pol, are situated inside the fort.
Excellence of Great Indian Thar Desert
The Thar Desert is the world’s 9th biggest tropical desert. The word ‘thul’ is the wellspring of the desert’s name, the Thar. It covers in excess of 200,000 km of land and forms a natural boundary between India and Pakistan. The Thar Desert in Jaisalmer assumes a critical job in the travel industry, drawing in sightseers from all around the globe. Here, you can likewise appreciate the experience of desert outdoors, camel safari, and desert environments.
There is a deserted town named Kuldhara about 15 km away from Jaisalmer. Prosperous tribe of Paliwal Brahmins set up this town in the 13th Century. Their exchanging aptitudes and agrarian information were very renowned. Be that as it may, one night every one of the townspeople of Kuldhara disappeared into the dull suddenly and completely.
It is additionally accepted that they have thrown a revile over the town, whereby any individual who attempted to live on their territory would kick the bucket. Today, it has turned out to be one of the well-known places of interest where visitors get the chance to investigate the riddle behind the remains of the Kuldhara town. Recently, the administration is contributing to redevelop this spot.
Gadi Sagar Lake
This lake was built close to the Jaisalmer Fort in 1367. It is the main wellspring of water for the desert city on prior occasions. A delightful yellow sandstone cut entryway is situated on the banks of the lake. Tilon’s Gate has a one of a kind history joined to it. Gadi Sagar will ship you to an alternate world with its wonderful and quiet environment. You can likewise discover transitory winged animals that make a trip to drink from the Gadi Sagar Lake.