Jaisalmer, also known as "The sun city" is a shimmering mirage in the Thar desert and a very important place of tourist interest in Rajasthan. The city was named after the founder of the city, Maharawal Jaisal Singh. He was a Rajput king. The city of Jaisalmer is also known as ‘the Golden City’. This is because the yellow sand and the sandstone used to make the structures in this city which give it golden yellow appearance.
Jaisalmer travel guide gives you all the information about how to reach Jaisalmer, Jaisalmer attractions, best time to visit Jaisalmer and excursions from Jaisalmer. This used to be an important business town due to its location on the camel trade route. Jaisalmer is famous for its beautiful forts, lakes, and gardens. The city gives us a glimpse of the rich cultural heritage and colors of the state of Rajasthan. The festivals in Jaisalmer attract visitors from various parts of India and the world.