Founded by Rawal Jaisal in 1156 A.D., the remote location of Jaisalmer kept it almost untouched by external manipulations, even during the days of the British Raj and so Jaisalmer was the last princely state in Rajasthan to sign the Instrument of Agreement with the British. Often referred as the 'Golden City' of Rajasthan, Jaisalmer is fast turning into a famed tourist spot in India for a horde of reasons. Huddled deep in the heart of Thar Desert, Jaisalmer for centuries bore the brunt of the harsh climate and yet has kept the beauty of its monumental marvels intact.
One of the major crowd pullers of Jaisalmer is the famed Jaisalmer Fort. Standing 100 m above the city, this architectural marvel offers splendid view of the city below. Some of the Places to visit in this mesmerizing city are stunning mansions built by Jaisalmer's wealthy merchants, now known as Havelis, The Manak Chowk, Tazia Tower, Gandhi Sagar Tank that was once the water supply of the city and other numerous destinations. A thick yellow sandstone wall of which there are 4 gates opening into the city surrounds Udaipur, giving it a golden look when mixed with sunlight. For more information on Jaisalmer, please visit the link given below.
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