Gadisar Lake, Jaisalmer

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Gadisar Lake, Jaisalmer - Address

Address: Postal Colony, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan 345001

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Timings: 07:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

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About Gadisar Lake, Jaisalmer

This Lake is another iconic attraction in Jaisalmer.  The lake, constructed into the hot arid desert is one of the most refreshing sight you will get to see. A boat ride in the famous GadiSar lake is a must do experience for any Jaisalmer tourist.

It isn’t just the lake that is tranquil and calm that is the real attraction. Several enclosures have been built in the water by the maharajas. These make for stunning sights amidst the green waters of the lake.

Tourists often go to the lake to enjoy a lovely sunset and take in the charmingly old beauty of it. A languid ride down the lake is sure to take you back in time.

Gadisar Lake Information

  • Most places here don’t have their own telephone numbers so call the tourism office for details instead,  +91-2992-252406

Gadisar Lake Ticket Prices

  • The boat rides have different rates. They will cost roughly 500 INR per session.

How To reach Gadisar Lake by Public Transport

  • Postal Colony Bus Stop

Restaurants Near Gadisar Lake

  • Kabab Corner Restaurant
  • Mystic retreat
  • PatwaPakwan

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  • Simply beautiful. You will definitely click pics for your DPs from this locale. The lake is of fishes(I reckon catfish). Don't get excited, fishing is prohibited in this lake. Just enjoy the view and it easily accessible from anywhere in the city

  • Gadsisar Lake – Excavated in 1367 by Rawal Gadsi Singh, it is a scenic rainwater lake surrounded by the small temples and shrines of Amar Sagar. Earlier, this lake was used to be the main water source of Jaisalmer. Due to an increased water demand for agriculture, the lake is increasingly threatened to dry out.

  • Its a beautiful Lake ,you can see lots of fish in it,apart from this there are so many birds around the lake.Just sit besides the lake and enjoy the peaceful proceedings of nature.

  • A famous tourist attraction in Jaisalmer, Gadsisar Lake is an artificial water reservoir that was the only source of water for this acrid city in old days. Built by Maharaja Gadsi Singh around 1400 A.D, it was originally conceived as a water conservation tank. You witness a lot of shrines and temples flourishing around this lake. As you enter the area, a fascinating gateway built by a royal courtesan named Tillon welcomes you. The lake still retains a lot of rain water and during winters, various migratory birds get attracted towards this place. It is recommended that you carry a pair of binoculars to see exotic bird species here. For photography lovers, there are many photo opportunities at this location.

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  • GADISAR LAKE Gadisar Lake was constructed in the 14th century by Maharawal Gadsi Singh to meet the water needs of his arid lands. Considering its importance, many small temples and shrines were constructed around it, transforming it into a pilgrimage centre and a tourist attraction.

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