Vyas Chhatri, Jaisalmer

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#8 of 18 in Historic Sites in Jaisalmer
Vyas Chhatri is an assemblage of sandstone "chhatris," elevated, dome-shaped pavilions used in traditional Indian architecture. The site is within a Brahmin cemetery on the edge of town and represents a popular sunset-viewing point. Arrange your visit to Vyas Chhatri and discover more family-friendly attractions in Jaisalmer using our Jaisalmer family vacation planner.
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  • August 18, 2017
    This place is still used as a crematorium. Though many people suggest that you can go here for the sunset I would say there are much better places in Jaisalmer to view the sunset!Though it's a nice pl...  more »
  • August 17, 2017
    This one's at Bada Bagh. Watch the sunset here. Be prepared to be bothered by little punks there for some money. You may give them something if you feel generous. Otherwise, be an ignorant bast*rd lik...  more »
  • July 18, 2017
    This place is where cenotaphs are made for the Brahmins. Since it is situated on a small hillock you get open to desert view towards West which is why this is an excellent place for enjoying sunsets.  more »

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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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