Top 7 Places to see in Royal Rajasthan – Jodhpur and Jaisalmer


Jaisalmer fort

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Experience living in a fort and the place for that is the Jaisalmer Fort. The fort surrounds the town which has all its paraphernalia like restaurants, shops, bazaar, homes etc. this is the world’s largest fort and built in the 12th to the 18th century. 

Gadsisar lake

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 Also has the havelli located in the area which the visit can be combined with. The lake itself is pristine and the havellis bordering it adds a mesmerizing beauty to the whole place. The lake is best visited during sunset to experience the essence of its natural beauty.

Sam Sand Dunes

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The Thar desert whose expanse originates just next to the city has some spots where the night can be spent right under the stars. Camel safari in this area is another tourist attraction. The sand dunes on the desert provide an enchanting sun set experience.

 Thar Heritage Museum

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Is situated in the main market area of Jaisalmer. History and culture of the Thar Desert region can be experienced in this place. Tourists would find the collection of artifacts in the museum of good interest.

Mehrangarh Fort Jodhpur

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Another fort city which gets magnetized in the evening when the walls of the fort are lit up. The Cholelao Nahal Terrace restaurant in the fort is a must visit for a Rajasthani Thali dinner. Historically the fort was a seat of power during the Rathore reign. Jodhpur getting the name of Blue City can be understood from this vantage point.

 Jaswant Thada

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This is the Taj Mahal of Rajasthan. The structure made of marble holds a close reflection of the Taj Mahal at Agra. Built by Maharaja Sardar Singh, the structure was built in memory of his father.

 Umaid Bhawan Palace

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No visit would ever be complete of Jodhpur without a visit to this grand palace. It provides a glimpse of the class and style that the royal families of yester years lived in. the structure dates back to 1929 and completed in 1944. Located atop the Chittor Hill today car enthusiasts visit it for the museum which holds vintage car collection.