ARABIAN NIGHTS IN JAISALMER
Who would have dreamt in such a vast sand oasis a castle worthy of an ancient throne, such an art in carven work of stone? It is like straight out of an Arabian Nights fable. Jaisalmer paints a real picture of Arabian Nights. Coming straight from your Arabian Night imagination, Jaisalmer is a jewel of the desert state and is dotted with forts, havelis and palaces. Jaisalmer appears to be straight out of the pages of the Arabian Nights – standing in the heart of the Thar Desert with its limitless expanse of sand, and you will see medieval homes and fortifications built of yellow sandstone sprawled out all around you. And you will wonder if Alladin was for real. The best time to take a tour to Jaisalmer in Rajasthan is October-March. The name Jaisalmer induces a dramatic picture of utter magic and brilliance of the desert. The hostile terrain notwithstanding the warmth and color of people is simply over whelming.
Jaisalmer Fort is the second oldest fort of the state and offers surely a vision of beauty and charm. The Fort of Jaisalmer has retained its old charm. Havelis of Jaisalmer invite you to walk through the memory lane of nostalgia. Jaisalmer’s havelis are known for their explicit artworks and carvings and are examples of blend of Rajputs and Islamic style of architecture.
Jaisalmer is one of the most loved towns of Rajasthan. As a tourist destination, this city renders countless moments of pleasure for the yearning tourist. The traditional warmth and culture dominates the city of silvery sand dunes. The special magic and aura that this city creates is another feather in its cap. The city manages to sustain even during British Raj and Mughal dynasty.