​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Jaisalmer, The “Golden City” of Rajasthan is named after Maharawal Jaisal Singh, a Rajput king who founded the city in 1156 AD. Jaisalmer is situated in the western Rajasthan amid Thar Desert. Jaisalmer is bounded on the north by Bikaner, on the west & the south-west by the Pakistani border, on the south by Barmer and Jodhpur, and on the east by Jodhpur and Bikaner Districts.The people of Jaisalmer usually speak Hindi and Marwari language and prefer to wear traditional dress. The city of Jaisalmer has a rich cultural heritage, which is very well reflected in its rich cuisine.

How to Reach

  • On Web
    URL : http://jaisalmer.rajasthan.gov.in
  • By Air
    Jodhpur airport is situated about 5 km from the city centre. It is connected to Jaipur, Udaipur, Delhi and Mumbai with regular and frequent flights. For the international tourists, the Delhi International Airport is the nearest airport.
  • By Train
    Jodhpur Railway station is the nearest railway station. Jodhpur is well connected by railway lines.
  • By Bus
    The city of Jaisalmer is well connected with the major cities.​

 Tourist attractions

  • Amar Sagar Lake and Palace

    Amar Sagar Lake and Palace

    It is just 7 K.M. in the western outskirts of Jaisalmer.

  • Sonar Quila or Golden Fort

    Sonar Quila or Golden Fort

    The fort is located in the very heart of the city, and is one of the most notable monuments in the locality

  • Camel Safari

    Camel Safari

    The golden crests and troughs provide you with the sense of limitlessness..

  • Bada Bagh

    ​Bada Bagh

    ​Royal cenotaphs with carved images of past Maharawals & their families.

  • The Desert National Park

    The Desert National Park

    The Desert National Park is a protected sanctuary.


  • District ​Collectorate
  • Police Station: Police Control Room
  • Rajasthan Tourism Development Corporation Ltd.