Ludurwa Temple, Wood Fossil Park, Desert National Park in Jaisalmer

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Ludurwa Temple, Jaisalmer

Ludurwa Temple

Jaisalmer is a place where one can enjoy the past in bounty. The Jaisalmer Fort opens to an entire living area dotted with magnificent palaces, mansions, museums and famous Jain temples. 

Ludurva is an important tourist site which is located about 16 km north west of Jaisalmer. Ludurva was the capital of the Bhati Rajputs befor Rawal Jaisal founded Jaisalmer in 1155 AD. Ludurva was a flourishing town in the 10th and 11th AD. It was a centre of art and architecture. The exquisite carvings and other remains of the ancient monuments provide a glimpse of Ludurva's glorious past. The Ludurwa Temple is a pilgrimage center of the Jains. The high ornate arch at the temple entrance with splendid carvings and the divine tree "Kalpataru" are the major attractions of this temple. This temple attracts pilgrims and devotees for all over the world.

Ludurwa Temple, Ludurwa Temple in Jaisalmer
Other attractions in Jaisalmer

The other attractions in Jaisalmer besides the Jaisalmer Fort and Ludurwa temple is the Wood Fossil Park and Desert National Park.

Wood Fossil Park: Wood Fossil Park or Aakal is situated about 17 km away from the city. In this place you can discover the geologic cataclysms that have taken place in the Thar Desert 180 million years ago.

Desert National Park: Desert National Park is situated about 45 km away from Jaisalmer. Desert National Park with its rolling landscape of sand dunes and scrub covered hillls provides a panoramic view. The Great Indian Bustard, Chinkara and Desert Fox are the various animals which are found here.

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