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Kuldhara Abandoned Village

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| On the road to Sam Sand Dunes and the Thar Desert, Jaisalmer 345001, India
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Well this place was still somewhat in original shape couple of years back but now it has also fallen prey to commercialization, in the winters its full of annoying crowds and camera prodding people all around. extensive restoration has nullified the authenticity of this place....More

Thank lonedoctor22
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It’s an abandoned village from 19th century. An interesting place to visit on way to Sam sand dunes or from jaisalmer.

Thank myunfinishedlife
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was once a well planned village established by Paliwal Brahmin community in Rajasthan. Then the people abandoned tjis village because of a minister in Jaisalmer Kingdom called Salim Singh. Here you can see the ruins of an old village. Now the tourism dept has...More

Thank nishitj2014
Reviewed 1 week ago

The ruins of the stone houses of the abandoned village is all that is there to see. The idea of an abandoned village is quite fascinating but there in nothing much to see or experience. The recreated model houses cannot be considered authentic. The remains...More

Thank raghunaimisam
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's a protected site... not maintained properly..nothing much to see...take ur own food and drinks as nothing there..

Thank vineet5
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Its huge village and definatly very scarey...but it shows the paliwar brahmin sanskriti...must visit this place.....

Thank patelhemang
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Kuldhara is the site of ruins of an abandoned village which one can visit by taking a detour on the way to Sam Sand Dunes from Jaisalmer. An interesting place to visit which also has the ruins of an ancient temple.

Thank ParwathiH
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An off the track place in the city of architecture. On the way to Sam sand dunes. Not a not-to-be-missed place

Thank babijap
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Historical place and it is located in village. Lots and lots of info and details you can gather if you love historical such places.

Thank SwetaP158
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This should count as the most over rated thing to do in jaisalmer. The govt has concretised most of the site. They have built new model houses, a museum etc. Effectively, any sense of Kuldhara being an abandoned village is killed. One can avoid visiting...More

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October 29, 2018|
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Response from Raman_4 | Reviewed this property |
Not at all !!!!! Sorry.
December 28, 2016|
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Response from wondorousexperiences | Reviewed this property |
yes there is an entrance fee. This place is not worth a visit but is surely something different from the other places of interest. If you have extra time you can go there.
October 12, 2015|
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Response from wondorousexperiences | Reviewed this property |
no there is no restaurant near the village but there are some villages near it. You can visit anyone's house by contacting them and can have their specialities. They will serve you very well. yes this abandoned village is on... More