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Friday, November 28, 2008

Government Museum, Jaisalmer - 48

Guys this museum has a large collection of wood and marine fossils. There is also a sculpture from the ancient township dating back to the 12th century.

Jaisalmer has changed large qualitative change as one of the chief tourist destinations in Rajasthan. The exquisite city is close in the middle of the supernatural Thar Desert. The Jaisalmer city is looked up to both by Indians as well as foreign tourists. The city is patterned with historical monuments such as the Jaisalmer Fort which will draw your attention. The Jaisalmer city is also known for its old mansions, better known as Haveli. The city is detect with the senses for gamy feelings and is famous for Laddos which is the most attracting sweet dish and should not be missed at any cost!

Government Museum, Jaisalmer is settled on Police Line Road near Moomal Hotel. It was opened in 1984. It houses a great collection of wood and marine fossils and gives an insight into the geological past of the area. Sculptures from the earliest townships of Kiradu and Lodurva dating back to the 12th century and the graceful youth of those times can be traced in the Government Musuem in Jaisalmer.

Most types of common marine fossils, buried in shale, limestone, and sandstone and initially laid down in prehistoric seas, are likely to be found in the Government museum in Jaisalmer. Many of the hard-shelled creatures and early craniate animals are fairly well constituted in the fossil record, while soft-bodied animals, such as sea anemones and worms, can also be seen in Government Museum in Jaisalmer.

Here you can visit other dazzlingly beautiful places in Jaisalmer include the Gadsisar Lake, Manak Chowk, Tazia tower, Nathmalji-ki-Haveli, Patwon-ki-Haveli, Salim Singh-ki-Haveli, and Jain temples. Amar Sagar 5 km and Barmer is well-liked for its elite handicraft items. The best shopping items are embroidery works, wooden items, and silver jewelry.

Government Museum, Jaisalmer opened from 10.00 am to 04.45 pm and it remains closed on Fridays. It has a nominal charge of Rs. 3/- for Indians and Rs. 10/- for foreigners.

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