WHERE TO EAT WHEN IN JAISALMER:
Fredy Foods Jaisalmer
Angaara Restaurant And Barbeque
Rooftop Restaurant Desert
Interesting History Junagarh
Maharaja Rao Jodha, a great ruler from Rathore clan, founded Jodhpur. His second son was Bika. Being second child, he was not supposed to get the crown of Jodhpur, so he decided to establish his own kingdom. He concurred an area called ‘Jungladesh’, an oasis of Thar desert and established his rule. The kingdom was named after it’s founder Bika, became Bikaner. Bika built a red sandstone fort which was further replaced by Chintamani fort during 15th century.
You realize why this fort is an important among the others. The palace compound, the canons are just amazing. Well designed and carved windows are real signs of royalness. Marble flooring, various wooden furniture are excellent example of Rajasthani and Mughal styles. Clean and neat fort campus is well managed. The fort also house a museum inside.