#5 in Best Places to Visit in India - Also referred as The Golden City, Jaisalmer in the Rajasthan state of West India is situated near the scenic Thar desert thus becoming a popular tourism destination.
The Jaisalmer Fort is the main site of the city. Built in the 12th century, it is among the largest forts in the world. Numerous historical sites are situated within the Fort, including the Royal Palace (Raj Mahal), several temples, monuments, gateways and Havelis – the buildings of the local merchants. Due to the proximity of the desert, a camel safari is among the most popular attractions in Jaisalmer. Visiting the city truly feels in a way like a time-travel.