Jun, 2017

Jaisalmer – The Golden City

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Jaisalmer "The Golden city", is a city in the Indian state of Rajasthan, located 575 kilometres (357 mi) west of the state capital Jaipur. Once known as #Jaisalmer state it is a World Heritage Site. The town stands on a ridge of yellowish sandstone, crowned by a fort, which contains the palace and several ornate Jain temples. Many of the houses and temples are finely sculptured. It lies in the heart of the #Thar #Desert (the Great Indian Desert) Origin of name Jaisalmer is named after Maharawal Jaisal Singh, a