Old structure, Gadisar Lake, Jaisalmer • Nanchi’s Fun Facts Friday!

Nanchi’s Fun Facts Friday – Gadisar Lake, Jaisalmer!

Hello Hello my lovely readers! We are back with yet another post of Nanchi’s Fun Facts Friday. We are elated with the response you give for these fun facts whether it be for Vijay Stambh or Patola Saree or Lonar Lake.

Gadisar Lake, Jaisalmer • Nanchi’s Fun Facts Friday!
Gadisar Lake, Jaisalmer

Today we bring you the very picturesque destination from the Golden City – Jaisalmer in Rajasthan state. We are talking about the landmark of Jaisalmer – The Gadisar Lake. The best time to visit Jaisalmer is from October – February. 

Chattri, Gadisar Lake, Jaisalmer • Nanchi’s Fun Facts Friday!
Chattri, Gadisar Lake, Jaisalmer

Here are the fun facts about the Gadisar Lake, Jaisalmer….

  • Gadisar Lake is the artificial lake built around 1400 AD by the first ruler of Jaisalmer, Raja Rawal Jaisal.
  • Later it was revamped by the Maharaja Garisisar Singh.
  • Gadisar Lake was built as a water conservation reservoir.
  • The entrance to the lake is a magnificent and intricately carved yellow stone archway – Tilon ki Pol.
  • The lake is surrounded by many temples, and intricately carved chhatris.
  • Gadisar Lake was the only source of water for the residents of Jaisalmer in those old days.
  • A perfect place to click the golden Jaisalmer Fort during sunrise and also for bird-watching.
  • You can enjoy the evenings with the boat ride.

    I hope you liked these Nanchi’s Fun Facts Friday
Old structure, Gadisar Lake, Jaisalmer • Nanchi’s Fun Facts Friday!
Old structure, Gadisar Lake, Jaisalmer • Nanchi’s Fun Facts Friday!

22 thoughts on “Nanchi’s Fun Facts Friday – Gadisar Lake, Jaisalmer!

  1. I liked visiting Gadisar Lake in Jaisalmer. It’s beautiful and serene. Didn’t know so many facts about the same. Thank you for sharing this, Madam.. 🙂
    By the way, did you see the Sonar Kella??

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    1. Gadisar Lake is quite popular and serene. I loved it during the evenings. I am glad you liked the facts. We didn’t go inside the Killa but just clicked it. Next time I have plans to stay inside the fort…:D

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      1. Yes, do visit the Sonar Kella.. It’s beautiful.. 🙂 🙂
        We went inside the Fort for sure, but didn’t stay inside.. Do they allow that? I am not so sure.
        Anyways, awaiting your post on next Friday.. Stay safe and take care Madam.. 🙂 🙂

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      2. I am sure the kila is beautiful. Yes, I guess there are few properties for stay.

        Also, you can check my latest post on Thoseghar Waterfalls which you might find interesting. 😀

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      3. A small trivia on Sonar Kella. I don’t know the actual name of the Fort, but Sonar Kella in Bengali means Golden Fort. The nomenclature is quite evident when it shines like gold in the desert. Sonar Kella is a film based on Detective Feluda, shot in this Fort itself, by none other than Oscar Winning Film producer / director Satyajit Ray. The Fort gets this name from the movie.. 🙂


  2. Great post – Jaisalmer was already on my list and I’d even considered cycling there back in December before I got (happily) sidetracked and spent the week I would’ve cycled there in a village instead.

    I’ll definitely get there someday, though. Rajasthan will always have a special place in my heart. I may go different places on various trips to India but I always stop in Rajasthan no matter what.


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