Lakshminath Temple in Jaisalmer
The Laxminath Temple of Jaisalmer was built in 1494 and is dedicated to Hindu God Vishnu and Goddess Lakshmi. It is situated inside the legendary Jaisalmer Fort, which is perched on a summit, overlooking the rest of the city.
The temple is considered to be one of the oldest temples of Jaisalmer. Its pillars were brought in the 9th century from Lodarva. The deities of the temple were installed by Sen Pal Shakdvipi. Other than the main deities, the temple exhibits paintings and idols of other gods. This temple however has a simple architecture, but it has been smartly ornamented; silver framework in the façade was executed to add more charm.
Nearest railway station from Laxminath Temple is Jaisalmer Railway Station and the nearest airport is in Jodhpur. The temple is well connected with other parts of Jaisalmer and beyond, through different modes of transport. Best time to visit Jaisalmer is between the months of October and March.