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Jaisalmer

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Golden City of India

A World Heritage Site, the desert city of Jaisalmer has a number of historical attractions, buildings, and legends worthy of protection. Growing up from its roots as a stop-off point for traders passing through the desert, Jaisalmer became a state in the 12th century CE and developed into a regional hub of commerce and culture. The main fort's large sandstone walls encircle a number of historic temples and royal buildings, with tours of the old district central to Jaisalmer itineraries. A holiday in Jaisalmer also offers the chance to take a day trip and explore the city's desert surroundings by camel. Jaisalmer is in Jaisalmer District. Add Jaisalmer and other destinations in India to your travel plans using our India day trip app .
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Where to stay in Jaisalmer

A popular tourist destination with a wealth of attractions, Jaisalmer boasts a number of accommodations to meet the needs of its domestic and international visitors. The district around Sadar Bazar features a large number of options, with simple sandstone hotels and guesthouses complemented by the odd high-end alternative. Look closer to the fort to find the more storied and luxurious options in town, with many rooms offering extensive views of the desert city's most famous architectural highlights.
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