Jaisalmer is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Jaisalmer one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Jaisalmer is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Jaisalmer or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Jaisalmer. Explore the historical monuments of Jaisalmer with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Jaisalmer guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Jaisalmer page for the complete list of attractions and activities.
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Top Historical Jaisalmer landmarks
Traverse through the finest landmarks and famous historical buildings of 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...
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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Jiyai, Rajasthan 345001
If you are the adventurous kind, this place is sure to suit you. But beware, you will need a lion’s mighty heart to visit this place. Legend says that this secluded abandoned village near Jaisalmer is cursed by the ghost of an ancient priest.
Whether you believe that or not, the place certainly has a desolate and eerie look to it that might b...
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Longewala, Rajasthan 335803
12:01 am - 12:00 am
Built in remembrance of the heroic war fought by the Indian Army and the Air force to protect the nation from an attack from Pakistan in 1971, the Laungewala War Memorial is akin to touching a part of Indian Defence history.
On 4th and 5th of December in 1971, the Indian army, under the guidance of Major Chandpuri combined forces with the Indian Ai...
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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 ...
Gandhi Chowk Street buzzes by heritage homes that house small shops and are connected by narrow streets. The whole street is loved for its shopping experience and you can buy some rather interesting items like Antiques, Silver Jewellery, Art and Leather goods for a good bargain.
The place itself is adorned by intricately carved houses that add to i...
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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...
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Dedha, Rajasthan 345001
Khaba is a beautiful isolated village not too far from the city of Jaisalmer. It is an excursion worth making although it hasn’t become very popular with the tourists as yet. The village is almost entirely deserted but you will find parts of it are still inhabited.
The fort is glorious and beautiful. There is also a fascinating museum of Geol...
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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09:00 am - 08:00 pm
Tucked away in a beautiful building, the Jaisalmer Art Palace is a treasure in itself. From traditional textiles, to beautiful artefacts and décor items, one-of-a-kind wooden showpieces and elaborately carved wooden doors- the whole place oozes art and charm!
The place is perfect to buy Antiques and even though scaling on the heavier side of...