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Tourist Places in Jaisalmer

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Deewan Nathmal Ji Ki Haveli, Jaisalmer

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This 19th century haveli was built by Two architect brothers for Diwan Mohata Nathmal, the then Prime Minister of Jaisalmer. Architecture and paintings of haveli are worth of visit.

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Deewan Salim Singh Ki Haveli, Jaisalmer

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This 18th century haveli was built by Salim Singh, the prime minister of Jaisalmer and has a beautifully arched roof with superb carved brackets in the form of peacocks.

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Desert Cultural Centre & Museum, Jaisalmer

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Located on Gadi Sagar road near Gadsisar Lake, Desert Cultural Centre & Museum of Jaisalmer is perfect centre of attraction, if you are interested in Rajasthani culture and tradition. The museum has some fantastic collection of traditional Rajasthani textiles, handicrafts, utensils, weapons, musical instruments, royal attires, manuscripts and coins.

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Jaisalmer Folklore Museum, Jaisalmer

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Located on Gadi Sagar road near Desert Cultural Centre & Museum, Jaisalmer Folklore Museum was founded in 1984 by N K Sharma. Divided into six sections, the museum has a rich collection of costumes, jewellery, paintings, photographs, musical instruments, coins, handicrafts and cultural items etc.

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Jaisalmer Fort Palace Museum, Jaisalmer

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Also known as Sonal Quila (Golden Fort), this massive fort stands amidst the golden stretches of the great Thar Desert. The seven storied Raj-Mahal houses Jaisalmer Fort Palace Museum & Heritage Centre at Dusshera Chowk. Major attractions of the fort includes Raj Mahal, Jain temples, Laxminath temple, massive gateways and havelis. Seven Jain temples of the fort are beautifully carved out of yellow sand stones.

Jaisalmer fort premises is also popular for shopping of local handicrafts, embrodiery works, decorative items, jewellery and other local products.

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Khuri Sand Dunes, Jaisalmer

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Khuri Sand Dunes is ideal cultural destination of Rajasthan to explore the customs and traditions of this region. One can stay in small coloured mud houses, enjoy local delicious cuisine, watch memorable sunset in the desert, take camel rides or experience folk music and dances. If you wildlife lover, then can take the tiger trail, or just watch the birds in the wetlands.

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Kothari's Patwa Haveli Museum, Jaisalmer

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Kothari’s Patwa Haveli is one of the finest, oldest and the largest havelis in Jaisalmer, which is full of artistic work and exhibits exclusive furnishings and accessories of the erstwhile patwas. A section of the Kothari’s Patwa Haveli offers visitors a chance to shop for authentic Rajasthani textiles and handicrafts.

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Laxminath Temple, Jaisalmer

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Located in Golden fort, Laximnath temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu and his wife Goddess Laxmi and has simple temple structure. However, the temple has beautiful idols of God and paintings attract lot of tourist.

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Sam Sand Dunes, Jaisalmer

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Sam Sand Dunes is ideal desert destination of Thar Desert to explore the customs and traditions of Rajasthan region. One can stay in specially made desert camp or local houses, enjoy local delicious cuisine, watch memorable sunset in the desert, take camel rides or experience folk music and dances. If you wildlife lover, then can take the tiger trail, or just watch the birds in the wetlands.

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Seven Jain Temples of Golden Fort, Jaisalmer

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Dedicated to Jain Tirthankar, seven Jain temples is located in Jaisalmer Golden dates back 12th to 15th century. Built in yellow sand stones, it is fine specimen of Rajasthani style of architecture and also resembles with Dilwara Temples of Mount Abu. Seven temples includes Paraswanath Temple, Chandraprabhu temple, Rikhabdev temple, Shitalnath Temple, Kunthunath Temple and Shantinath Temple. Among all, Paraswanath Temple is most attractive and bigger one. Gyan Bhandar library within temple complex has important ancient manuscripts.

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