Situated amid the quaint Thar Desert, the Jaisalmer city commands premiere position among the tourist attractions scattered all over Rajasthan. The Jaisalmer city is admired both by Indian as well as foreign tourists.
Known as "The Sun City", Jaisalmer is a shimmering mirage in the Thar Desert and was named after the founder of the city, Maharawal Jaisal Singh.
The city of Jaisalmer is also known as ‘the Golden City’ because of the yellow sand and the sandstone used to make the structures in this city adding to its golden and yellow appearance. This culturally rich city is filled with admirable and grand forts, old and intriguing havelis and ever enchanting intricate carvings and architecture.