Gadi Sagar Lake in Jaisalmer - A man-made marvel
Lies in the heart of the Thar Desert, Jaisalmer, known as the ‘Golden City’, in the State of Rajasthan, India has for you umpteen breathtaking and picturesque attractions. Once a princely state, Jaisalmer’s overwhelming splendor is set on a crest of yellowish sandstone. The fort here consists of a palace and quite a few Jain temples.
Most of the creative marvels in Jaisalmer are man-made. Shown here is one such wonder, the Gadi Sagar, which is a man-made reservoir. Gadi Sagar was constructed in 1156 C.E. by Maharaja Jaisal and it once served as a source of water. This artistic grandeur today attracts lots of visitors to the place.
How to reach:
Nearest railway station: Jaisalmer, via National Highway 15, about a kilometer.
Nearest airport: Jaisalmer Airport, via Air Force School road, about 7 km.