Visiting Jaisalmer itself means a visit to the Jaisalmer Fort. Built over the Trikuta hill, this fort is the biggest and the most beautiful landmark of the city. The fort is occupied by shops, stalls, and a number of other business concerns. This fort accommodates quarter of the city’s population.
Other attractions in Jaisalmer are Manakchowk - the famous market place of Jaisalmer, The Jain Temple, the havelis like Patwon-ki-Haveli and Salim-Singh-ki-Haveli, Gadsisar Sagar Tank, Desert Culture Center and Museum, and Baba Bagh. Desert National Park near Jaisalmer is a big attraction for the travellers interested in the natural ecosystem of the desert land.