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Museums in Jaisalmer

Museums in Jaisalmer

Rajasthan is one of the most sought after tourist attractions in the world. This place is an amalgamation of historically significant tourist spots, places with natural beauty and also a touch of adventure. These factors play a vital role in attracting various types of tourists. There are a number of tourist places in Rajasthan that has a great attraction for tourists. Jaisalmer in Rajasthan is one of the most popular places. Jaisalmer is very closely associated with the history of Rajasthan. The museums in Jaisalmer are great attraction for the tourists as these museums reflects the rich history of the place. A visit to these museums is an integral part of tours to Jaisalmer.

History of Jaisalmer
Jaisalmer is also known as the golden city of India. The city was ruled by the Bhati Rajputs. It was founded by a ruler named Rawal Jaisal. The city was founded in 1156 A.D. The word Jaisalmer means "Hill Fort of Jaisal".

The city has climbed up the ladder in terms of popularity among the tourists because of the presence of a number of majestic forts and museums. The museums in Jaisalmer are the best place to be, if you are interested about the rich history of the place. The wide variety of historical items exhibited in the museum provides you a detailed picture of the grandeur and splendor of the royal era of Rajasthan.

Items displayed in the museums of Jaisalmer

The various items displayed in these museums are as follows:
Traditional art and crafts
Royal memorabilia
Findings from excavations done at archaeological sites
Miniature paintings

Attractions of Jaisalmer museums
Jaisalmer museum tours will further help you in getting close to the rich art and culture of the place. The number of art galleries in the museums in Jaisalmer displays a variety of items. The variety of items displayed includes decorated carpets, paintings and embroidered articles.

The Jaisalmer Museums also arrange a number of exhibitions during the festive season. Attending these exhibitions will give you further detailed information about the rich history and culture of the place.

Most of the museums of Jaisalmer are very well maintained because it is under the strict supervision of the State Government of Rajasthan. The Government takes all the possible initiatives to preserve the various historic artifacts of the region. The State Government really deserves a great a lot of credit for such well maintenance.

There are a lot of tour operators which offer tours to Jaisalmer. You can take their assistance to visit museums in Jaisalmer. The trip will surely be an enriching experience as you will be able to know a lot about the rich history of the place.