About Jaisalmer - Rajasthan
Jaisalmer is a city located in Rajasthan state. Jaisalmer is also Known as "The sun city". It is located in the heart of the Thar Desert at a distance of 575 kms west of Jaipur.
Jaisalmer is named after its founder Maharawal Jaisal Singh, a Rajput king in 1156 AD. "Jaisalmer" means "the Hill Fort of Jaisal". Jaisalmer is sometimes called the "Golden City of India" because the yellow sand and the yellow sandstone used in every architecture of the city gives a yellowish-golden tinge to the city and its surrounding area.
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How to Reach Jaisalmer:
By Air : Jaisalmer has an airport which is 7 kms away.
By Rail : Jaisalmer has Railway station well with city limits.
By Road : Jaisalmer is well connected by State Transport buses & Private bus services.