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Things to do in Jaisalmer

Experience the grandeur of a bygone era by visiting royal havelis, forts and temples at Jaisalmer. There are many interesting things to do in Jaisalmer like visiting the Desert Culture Centre and Museum that has an exclusive collection of old coins, weaponry and fossils found in the desert. Take home beautifully carved wooden boxes, mirror work articles or brassware as souvenirs and feast on great non-vegetarian delicacy ‘Laal Maas' made out of lamb and cooked in red hot chilli peppers. You can visit Lodurva, an important Jain pilgrim centre that is 16 kms from Jaisalmer.

Sightseeing in Jaisalmer

Sightseeing in Jaisalmer includes a visit to the golden Jaisalmer Fort. This fort towering high above the sprawling city of Jaisalmer has an exciting, almost fairytale quality to it.

Shopping in Jaisalmer

Shopping in Jaisalmer is all about buying intricately carved wooden boxes, brassware, textiles, woven rugs and blankets, ethnic silver jewellery, leather bags, hand embroidered slippers and slip-ons called mojris and jootis are a specialty of the region.

Activities in Jaisalmer

The outdoor activities in Jaisalmer include a walk around this ancient city and taking in the sights that are guaranteed to leave you spell bound.

NearBy Places in Jaisalmer

The places near Jaisalmer include Lodurva, the ancient capital of Jaisalmer and an important Jain pilgrim centre that lies 16 kms to the west.

Eating Out in Jaisalmer

Restaurants in Jaisalmer meet all budget sizes and can easily be discovered from fine rich locality to street lanes.

Festivals & Events in Jaisalmer

The well-known Desert Festival in Jaisalmer is held in January/February. It is the most popular festival of Jaisalmer, which draws large crowds of participants from far and near.

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