Sunday, July 12, 2009

Jaisalmer - The Golden City of Rajasthan

Jaisalmer Railway StationJaisalmer Railway Station

Jaisalmer, famous as golden city is the popular tourist spots in India. The city is located in the state of Rajasthan and known for camel safari, sand dunes, heritage forts, palaces and havelis.

How to Reach Jaisalmer

The Jodhpur airport is 285 km away from Jaisalmer. The Jaisalmer has its own airport but it is operational from September to March by Indian Air force.

Jaisalmer is well connected with the cities of Rajasthan and other cities of India.

The rail network of Jaisalmer is well connected with the major cities like Jaipur, Jodhpur, Agra, New Delhi and Mumbai.

The city was founded by Rawal Jaisal in 1156. The desert city is the attraction of tourists around the world. The winter season is the best choice for the tourists. The tourists enjoy camel fairs, cultural folk dances, camel dances and camel races.

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