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"Jaisalmer, the Golden City of India, is famous for its magnificent forts, enchanting palaces, havelis, centuries old houses, exotic sand dunes and exciting camel safaris. Jaisalmer is one of the major travel and tourism centers in Rajasthan."
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Shopping

Jaisalmer is specially known for reverse printed fabrics.

Festivals

Desert Festival (February)The desert festival at Jaisalmer is a three-day festival held between late January and mid February. The festival is specially organised by the RTDC for tourists. A tourist village is set up for the purpose which includes snake charmers, puppeteers, and acrobats. Folk music reverberates through the desert air as men and women in traditional costumes perform folk dances.
A variety of competitions like tug-of-war, camel polo, camel acrobatics, and races are also organised.

Getting There

By Air

The nearest airport to Jaisalmer is Jodhpur (check)

By Road

Jaisalmer is well connected by road to Jodhpur (258km.), Bikaner via Pokhran (330km.), and Barmer via Devikot (153 km.) Rajasthan Roadways buses connect Jaisalmer with important towns like Jaipur, Jodhpur, Bikaner and Barmer.

By Rail

Jaisalmer is on a broad gauge line that connects it to Jodhpur. It is an overnight journey from Jaisalmer.

 



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