The Thar Heritage Museum, Jaisalmer

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  • This visit brought much new knowledge about the people who are resident in this part of India. It was the owner himself who guided, which was extra fun! He answered all our questions and explained in a comprehensible way for the local customs and traditions. Well worth a visit!
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  • The heritage museum was quaint and full of interesting relics and stories of the local history. You can really sense the effort that mr. Khatri put in and the passion he has for anthropology.  more »
  • Excellent, small and authentic museum on life in the Thar desert run by a local shopkeeper, who has studied and is an author in local history. Exhibits I have not seen in other museums. Well worth a v...  more »
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  • Very nice, infrequently visited little museum - the proprietor guides you through the collection himself. I preferred this museum to the Desert Cultural museum on the other side of town.

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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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