If you ever get a chance, then do visit salmer Fort in Rajashtan. It is so beautiful that you will wonder if there is any need to visit a foreign country when Indian History and traditions are so rich. The fort is a true reflection of the history of Jaisalmer princely state and their mighty kings. The region is located at the southern part of Thar Desert. When you visit the fort and start admiring its beautiful architecture, you will naturally get curious to know about Iaisalmer history. It is always better to hire a guide at historical places like these. They will narrate numerous fascinating facts about jaisalmer state that you might have never come across before.
It is believed that Jaitsimha was the first ruler of Jaisalmer. He was a Rajput from the Bhati clan and started using the title Rawal which means “of the Royal house”. Rathor clans of Jodhpur and Bikaner were their rivals. Several battles were fought between them for forts and water bodies. Jaisalmer slowly became a centre for trade as well. Jaisalmer fort was built by Rawal Jaisal in 1156. Some historians believe that the Jaisalmer royal family had links to Sikh rulers.
To know more interesting facts about Jaisalmer history, you must refer books and authentic data from the internet. The problem with random links you find while searching is that they share biased opinions and views to attract certain sects or communities. The recent outrage against the release of Sanjay Leela Bansali’s Padmavati is a good example. Before you read anything about Jaisalmer Princely state, it is better to check the reference links mentioned on that website. This way you can be sure that the information is coming from an authentic source.
Apart from jaisalmer state, there are several other princely states that were located in different parts of the subcontinent in medieval times. By visiting historical places and forts that were constructed under these princely states, you will slowly get an insight into Indian history and its famous empires! So book your tickets now and plan your next vacation in such a way that you can explore the beautiful state of Rajasthan and its glorious forts!