Standing up to five storeys, it is amongst the largest and most stunning havelis present
in the city of Jaisalmer. This havelis consists of six apartments, with some of them are
still being used as private homes.
It's an artificial lake, built by Maharawal Gadsi during 14th century. The lake is laced by
wonderful lake house, shrines and temples, making it an ideal evening spot.
Jaisalmer is dotted with a number of charming Jain temples. 16th Tirthankara,
Shantinath, 23rd Tirthankara and Parshva are some of the popular Jain temples of the
Best Time for Holidaying in Jaisalmer
Jaisalmer experiences extreme arid climate with very hot and dry summer and cold
winters. Therefore, the mid season i.e., from 'October to March' is ideal time to visit
Jaisalmer. So, plan your Jaisalmer trip accordingly.
Must Buy Things from Jaisalmer
Visited by a huge of tourists every year, Jaisalmer is a famous shopping destination for
shopping lovers. From here, you can buy several ethnic items such as Rajasthani Mirror
work items (products), hand-made rugs, beautiful silver jewelry, genuine antiques,
colorful puppets (as souvenirs), camel leather products and many other traditional
items. Some major shopping places in Jaisalmer from where you can find a good range
of these items include markets in the Jaisalmer fort, Bhatia Bazaar, Sadar Bazaar,
Barmer Embroidery House, Seema Gram etc. So, make the most of your Jaisalmer
vacation by buying ethnic items of this city.
Explore Options to Reach Jaisalmer
Before booking Jaisalmer holiday package, you must be aware of the ways how you
can reach to this beautiful city of Rajasthan.
Jodhpur Airport (located 285 KM) is the nearest airport to the city. The airport is
managed by the Indian Air Force and is only operational during "September to March".
The city has its own railway station named Jaisalmer railway station that lies
under the western railway zone of the Indian railways. It is very well connected with
Jodhpur and other major cities of India.
Jaisalmer is connected by well-maintained motorable roads with all the major
cities of Rajasthan and India like, Jaipur, Udaipur, Ajmer, Ahmedabad, Delhi etc. You
can state roadways and private buses or taxis to reach Jaisalmer by road.