JAISALMER, India

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  1. About jaisalmer

    The city was founded by The Bhati Rajput ruler Maharawal Jaisal Singh in 1156 Ad. The city gets its name from the golden sands of the Thar Desert and the same golden colored sandstone used in the city’s architecture. The city is a famous tourist spot due to its magnificent architecture and the various arts and crafts which are unique to this region. The city thrives on tourism, and can be called a home away from home for a huge no. of tourists from all around the world .Jaisalmer is one of the most liked tourist city of Rajasthan state. It is known as a GOLDEN CITY also.

  2. Who should visit the city?

    Historic Places

    Best time to visit (months)

    Season-1 : November - March | Season-2 : September - October

    How to reach?

    By Road

    Jaisalmer is well connected by road. There are number of buses of Rajasthan State Road Transport Corporation has a frequent service on daily basis. It is well connected from Jaipur, Jodhpur etc. You can go by hiring a taxi. or by own car.

    By Train

    he city is well connected by rail with Jodhpur as well as other major cities of India including Agra, Jaipur, New Delhi and Mumbai.

    By Air

    Jaisalmer airport is located 5km from the city and is well connected by air with New Delhi, Jaipur and Jodhpur.

    Weather

    Summer

    Min Temp: 40°C - Max Temp: 50°C

    Monsoon

    Min Temp: 20°C - Max Temp: 35°C

    Winter

    Min Temp: 5°C - Max Temp: 15°C

    Language spoken

    Hindi

    Best fair, festivals and attractions

    Jaisalmer Desert Festival is the major festival of Jaisalmer. Jaisalmer Desert Festival is an annual event organized by the Rajasthan Tourism Development Corporation each February .

    STD Code

    State

    Rajasthan

    Country

    India

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