Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Jaisalmer is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Jaisalmer a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Jaisalmer.
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Patwon Ki Haveli Amar Sagar Pol, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan
08:00 am - 06:00 pm
Patwon Ki Haveli is another example of the royal splendor of Jaisalmer. The Haveli isn’t just the one Haveli thought. There are five different Havelis in one giant complex that makes it an undoubtedly extra-ordinary experience.
The Buildings are incredibly intricately decorated inside and out. The metallic carvings, stone sculpture and the de...
This stunning marvel of royal Rajasthani architecture is certainly worth a visit. Salim Singh must have been a lucky man to have this gorgeous piece of architecture to his name. In truth, it was commissioned by this Prime minister in the Jaisalmer province.
The amazing architecture is perhaps the most stunning of the era. The arched balconies, the ...
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Fort Rd, Amar Sagar Pol, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan 345001
09:00 am - 06:00 pm
The Jaisalmer fort was the former Maharaja’s Palace and till today maintains its royal ambience and architecture. The Whole palace is carved out in Sandstone and even though much of the palace is going through restoration work, you can still see the bedroom, the silver coronation throne, the royal bed, local stamps and banknotes, sculptures a...
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Tanot, Rajasthan 345022
05:00 am - 08:00 pm
Goddess Tanot (to whom the temple is dedicated), is believed to be the reincarnation of Goddess Hinglaz. The temple itself was constructed in 847 AD and has a very unique story.
During the Indo-Pak war, the whole area was subjected to bombings from Pakistan. However, the bombs that fell in the vicinity of the temple did not explode and many of the ...
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Jaisalmer Fort, Off the Jaisalmer-Sam Road, Jaisalmer 345001, India
08:00 am - 11:59 pm
Dating back to the 12th and the 15th century, the Amar Sagar temples are dedicated to Rikhabdevji and Shambhavdev Ji – The famous Jain Tirthankars (Hermits). The beautiful temples are carved in yellow sandstone in Dilwara style (derived from Dilwara Temple on Mount Abu) and you can see the signature layout to maximize natural air-ventilation ...
The Badal Mahal is an interesting place to see within the city of Jaisalmer. If you are fascinated with the richness of Rajasthani Architecture however, this place is a definite must see.
You will be able to see the arched balconies in several places in Rajasthan but nowhere else will you find this mammoth 5 tiered mammoth of a building where each ...
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Bada Baugh Chhatris Rd, Rajasthan 345001
06:00 am - 05:00 pm
The BadaBagh is just 6 kilometers from the main city centre and a gorgeous place to see in Jaisalmer. This sprawling area has some of the most beautiful old Rajasthani buildings you will get to see. Although some of them are merely ruins, most of them have endured years and years of wear and tear, that make them exceptionally lovely treats for the ...
If you want to experience all the arts, crafts dances and music of Rajasthan all in one place, the Desert Cultural Center is the best place to do it. The place does an amazing job of bringing that old and rustic charm to life.
The place is frequent host to performances that illustrate the lively traditions of Rajasthan. This lovely area also has th...
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Gandhi Chowk , Sadar Bazar, Jaisalmer- 345001, Rajasthan, India
12:01 am - 12:00 am
The Mandir Palace used to be the residence of the rulers of Jaisalmer for more than two hundred years. Today the palace is converted to a luxury hotel and is one of the best examples of architectural and interior craftsmanship.
The Badal Vilas structure that can be seen prominently standing out in the city’s landscape, is the highlight and is...
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Amar Sagar Pol, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan
08:00 am - 07:00 pm
Nathmalji Ki Haveli is yet another lovely feat of architecture in Jaisalmer. The place is simply stunning and takes to back to the glorious era when Rajasthan saw royalty like no other place has before.
One word that describes this place is its extravagance but that doesn’t mean that the building is in anyway gaudy. Detailed work and ex...
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Pokaran, Dist-Jaisalmer, Rajasthan
Pokhran fort lies in the village of Pokhran not far from Jaisalmer. If you are looking for a day’s outing from the city, this would be your best bet. Interestingly, the fort still belongs to the royal family but its gates have been opened for tourists to see and experience.
Being under the care of the royal family, the place is one of the bes...
Golden fort, Fort Road, Manak Chowk, Amar Sagar Pol, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan
12:01 am - 12:00 am
The Surya Gate is one of the gates that lead to the famous Jaisalmer Fort made in the 12th century. The beautiful gate is the second in a series of 4 gates and is a rather narrow gate (to monitor and prevent entry of enemies by large numbers) with beautiful stone carvings that adorn its walls.
There are many shops lined in between the first gate- &...
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On Fort, Behind Jain Temple, Jaisalmer 345001, India
12:01 am - 12:00 am
A small privately owned business, the Sonee Art Gallery is loved for its sheer number of paintings that revolve around Rajasthani traditional, culture and inspiration. Even though the paintings capture the essence of India, you can still find a variety of contemporary art showcased here.
The owner and artist’s warmth reflects in the art work ...
The lovely Tazia tower within the Mandir Palace complex is a stunning piece of architecture. Even though it is a part of the larger area it has now managed to become a kind of a tourist attraction in itself.
The Architecture of Rajasthan tells the story of its past and brings to life a glory that is truly royal. The Tazia Tower is yet another shini...
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Ramdevera Village- 12 Km From Pokhran, Suthar Para, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan 345001
04:00 am - 09:00 pm
Maharaja Shri Ganga Singhji believed in the powers of Baba Ramdevji and built the Shri Ramdev Temple where the tomb or cenotaph is kept in the center of the premises.
The temple also contains the tomb of Baba Ramdev’s family members. The traditional design of intricate lattices, projections and Jharokha (elaborately decorated windows) standou...