Sam Sand Dunes
10 km from Alwar, Maharaja Jai
Singh built this awe-inspiring palace in 1981. Its reflection in the
adjoining lake makes it a most picturesque sight. The palace has a
remarkable Sita Ram Temple in attracting number of devotees, especially
during Ramnavami. The palace is not open to tourists. For ones who are
keen to visit the palace, they need to seek permission from the
Just 15 km northwest of the city,
one can visit the ruins of the deserted ancient capital-city of
Jaisalmer, which was founded by the Lodra Rajputs and was handed down to
the Bhatti Devaraja in the 10th century.
Bagh & Chattris
7 km north of Jaisalmer, there is a
massive dam built by Raja Jai Singh II and finished by his son at Bagh.
An unearthly beauty now possesses these ruins of the gardens and
chhatris, statues and cenotaphs of the former rules that was once an
oasis in the land of Thar.
25 km north of Jaisalmer, this
400-year old village that was deserted but has now been re-inhabited, is
famous for its camel treks.
There are many excursion points around Jaisalmer. Read to know more about Nearby Places in Jaisalmer.