The GOLDEN CITY of India,#Jaisalmer, Rajasthan #TripotoTakeMeToHimalayas

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13th Mar 2013

Jaisalmer--Golden City of India

Photo of The GOLDEN CITY of India,#Jaisalmer, Rajasthan #TripotoTakeMeToHimalayas by Rupa Majumder

Jailsalmer--The Golden City of India. Place of palaces, rajputs, dunes and yellowish sand stones. This yellowish sand stones used in every architecture of the city gives a golden shades to the city and its surroundings.For Bengalis, Jaisalmer is the native place of Mukul- the central character of the famous film Director Satyajit Ray's movie Sonar Kella (The Golden Fortress). Let's explore some of the places of the famous Golden city

Day 1

Night View Golden Fort and surroundings

Photo of Jaisalmer Fort, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, India by Rupa Majumder

Entering Jaisalmer Fort, Sonar Kella

Photo of Jaisalmer Fort, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, India by Rupa Majumder

View of Jaisalmer Fort

Photo of The GOLDEN CITY of India,#Jaisalmer, Rajasthan #TripotoTakeMeToHimalayas by Rupa Majumder

Massive yellow sandstone structure of Sonar Kella/Golden Fort walls looks Sunny yellow in day time while fading to golden glow as the sun sets. This Fort along with 5 other forts of Rajasthan, was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site under the group Hill Forts of Rajasthan. Undoubtedly, this fort is the main attraction of Jaisalmer trip.

City Life inside Jaisalmer Fort

Photo of The GOLDEN CITY of India,#Jaisalmer, Rajasthan #TripotoTakeMeToHimalayas by Rupa Majumder

Tales of Raputs & Kingdom --Puppet -- Local people and livelihood

Photo of The GOLDEN CITY of India,#Jaisalmer, Rajasthan #TripotoTakeMeToHimalayas by Rupa Majumder

Panoramic View of Golden Fort, Jasalmer

Photo of The GOLDEN CITY of India,#Jaisalmer, Rajasthan #TripotoTakeMeToHimalayas by Rupa Majumder

View of Sonar Kella and Jaisalmer City

Photo of The GOLDEN CITY of India,#Jaisalmer, Rajasthan #TripotoTakeMeToHimalayas by Rupa Majumder

Palace inside Jaisalmer Fort

Photo of The GOLDEN CITY of India,#Jaisalmer, Rajasthan #TripotoTakeMeToHimalayas by Rupa Majumder

Vyas Chhatri cenotaphs- Chhatris are dome-shaped pavilions commonly used in Rajput architecture to depict pride and honour.

Photo of Vyas Chhatri, Dr. K. L. Achalvanshi Colony, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, India by Rupa Majumder

Sundown at Vyas Chhatri

Photo of Vyas Chhatri, Dr. K. L. Achalvanshi Colony, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, India by Rupa Majumder
Day 2

Gadisar Lake- A black & White view

Photo of Gadisar Lake, Postal Colony, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, India by Rupa Majumder

Local folk dance in Gadisar Lake in early morning

Photo of Gadisar Lake, Postal Colony, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, India by Rupa Majumder

Local Folk song

Photo of Gadisar Lake, Postal Colony, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, India by Rupa Majumder

My son is in Rajasthani attire , stepping out from a palace

Photo of Gadisar Lake, Postal Colony, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, India by Rupa Majumder

Stone & Colours

Photo of Gadisar Lake, Postal Colony, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, India by Rupa Majumder

Inside of Patwan ki Haveli

Photo of Patwon Ki Haveliyan, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, India by Rupa Majumder

A lady with Beautiful attire of Rajasthan in Patwon ki Haveli

Photo of Patwon Ki Haveliyan, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, India by Rupa Majumder

Inside view of Nachna Haveli

Photo of Hotel Nachana Haveli, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, India by Rupa Majumder

Nachna Haveli

Photo of Hotel Nachana Haveli, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, India by Rupa Majumder

Unlike other places of Rajasthan, Jaisalmer is also full of palaces. Travelers engage themselves a good amount of time to see and enjoy the marvelous architecture of these beautiful palaces.

View of Jaisalmer from Patwon ki Havelii

Photo of Patwon Ki Haveliyan, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, India by Rupa Majumder
Photo of Patwon Ki Haveliyan, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, India by Rupa Majumder
Photo of Patwon Ki Haveliyan, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, India by Rupa Majumder

Local dance

Photo of Patwon Ki Haveliyan, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, India by Rupa Majumder

Close Talk

Photo of The GOLDEN CITY of India,#Jaisalmer, Rajasthan #TripotoTakeMeToHimalayas by Rupa Majumder
Day 1

Kuldhara-- The abandoned village

Photo of Kuldhara, Rajasthan, India by Rupa Majumder
Day 3

Sundown on Dunes--Two Camel rider on their way . Sand particles ledt their presence on my camera lense too.

Photo of Sam Sand Dunes, Kanoi, Rajasthan, India by Rupa Majumder

Camouflage of colours-- Sand dunes & Travellers

Photo of Sam Sand Dunes, Kanoi, Rajasthan, India by Rupa Majumder

Camel and Sand dune

Photo of Sam Sand Dunes, Kanoi, Rajasthan, India by Rupa Majumder

Jaisalmer lies in the heart of the Thar Desert (the Great Indian Desert) . Traveler may try desert safari, Camel riding and other activities. Dune is an exculsive interesting subject to photographers specially who loves to portray texture, curve of nature .

Photo of Khuri, Rajasthan, India by Rupa Majumder

Hence some photographs of two major sand dunes of Jaisalmer--Sam sand & Khui portrayed in colour and black white mode .

Photo of Khuri, Rajasthan, India by Rupa Majumder

Traveler in front of Dune

Photo of Khuri, Rajasthan, India by Rupa Majumder

Local Dance in Khuri Dune

Photo of Khuri, Rajasthan, India by Rupa Majumder
Photo of Sam Sand Dunes, Kanoi, Rajasthan, India by Rupa Majumder

View of Dune

Photo of Khuri, Rajasthan, India by Rupa Majumder

Shadow of lines

Photo of Khuri, Rajasthan, India by Rupa Majumder
Photo of Khuri, Rajasthan, India by Rupa Majumder

Ripples --Whales back in Khuri Dune

Photo of Khuri, Rajasthan, India by Rupa Majumder
Photo of Khuri, Rajasthan, India by Rupa Majumder

View of Aravalli Range

Photo of Aravalli Range by Rupa Majumder

Without Camel ride, Rajasthan trip is charmless.

Photo of Sam Sand Dunes, Kanoi, Rajasthan, India by Rupa Majumder

Sundown in Sam sand dune

Photo of Sam Sand Dunes, Kanoi, Rajasthan, India by Rupa Majumder

Sonar Kella-- Movie by famous film Director Satyajit Ray. it is always open to every individuals how one wants to see things. To me, without watching this movie, Jaisalmer trip is incomplete. This is the only collage  of images which is not captured by me. Can be treated as disclaimer.

Photo of Sam Sand Dunes, Kanoi, Rajasthan, India by Rupa Majumder

Handicrafts of Jaisalmer

Photo of Sam Sand Dunes, Kanoi, Rajasthan, India by Rupa Majumder
Photo of Sam Sand Dunes, Kanoi, Rajasthan, India by Rupa Majumder

Enjoyment in dunes

Photo of Sam Sand Dunes, Kanoi, Rajasthan, India by Rupa Majumder

Aspiring photographer to capture the waves of Dunes

Photo of Sam Sand Dunes, Kanoi, Rajasthan, India by Rupa Majumder

Local Dance in Samsand Dune

Photo of Sam Sand Dunes, Kanoi, Rajasthan, India by Rupa Majumder

Local woman with colourful dress and bangles

Photo of Sam Sand Dunes, Kanoi, Rajasthan, India by Rupa Majumder

Panoramic view of Gadisar Lake in sunrise time

Photo of Sam Sand Dunes, Kanoi, Rajasthan, India by Rupa Majumder
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