Get Familiar with a golden Flare, by visiting the Golden City Jaisalmer!!
The Golden city Jaisalmer is a very famous city in the state of Rajasthan which was founded in 1156 AD. The reason why it is known as the Golden city is because of the yellow sandstone used in the buildings.
This mesmerizing city is located at the heart of the Thar Desert. The marvelous architecture and wonderful construction own itself to the Maharaja of Jaisal Singh.
The city has gained itself a position of a precious stone in the whole of Rajasthan. Bungalows, sand dunes, and camel safari are some of the things that make Jaisalmer every more attractive and touristic.
Not just the monuments, the region has numerous Jain temples which makes it even more unique. The temples are mostly dedicated to Lord Parvashvanh, Shantinath, and Tirthankar making this place a major tourist destination to the Jain community.
In order to retain this specialty, this city also offers a few libraries containing the artifacts and manuscripts of Jain tradition.
The people of Jaisalmer are colorful and mostly speak Hindi, English, and Mewari. Moreover, many communities live here in harmony and hence the festivals are celebrated with great enthusiasm.
One of the biggest festivals is the Desert Festival of Jaisalmer, various competitions are held during this festival like turban tying and camel racing, apart from this folk dances, songs and shopping spree is also held with zeal.
This festival happens in the month of February, hence it is the best time to visit this beautiful city.