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Kuldhara Abandoned Village

Kuldhara | On the road to Sam Sand Dunes and the Thar Desert, Jaisalmer 345001, India
+91 74052 62675
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Kuldhara | On the road to Sam Sand Dunes and the Thar Desert, Jaisalmer 345001, India
+91 74052 62675
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Before going here the manager of our hotel told us the story and we were quite amused to see how this village had actually been deserted by its inhabitants about 200 odd yrs ago. We were told that the villagers had deserted it bcoz Salim...More

Thank BlancheLT
Reviewed 1 week ago

I wish the guides made this spot more interesting by adding anecdotes or even jokes about it. It is a 10 minute stop en-route to desert safari camps. Nothing much to talk about. An opportunity to click a few photos.

Thank Vinay H
Reviewed 1 week ago

300 years back brahmins of 84 villages around left this place and went to Pali due to local kings attricities.he wanted to mary brahmin beautiful girl forcefully hence chief of kuldhra village abandoned this place and declared that who stays in village will face bad...More

Thank asthatte
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good this cold ghost village was great I really like I hope see one time again thank you very very much happy

1  Thank Joseph P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is said to be a haunted village. The village has its 200 year old mud houses structure. The village was abandoned 200 years ago. No one lives there now. The Archaeological Survey of India has undertaken its repair work, but only during day time...More

Thank pratnaparkhi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This village has an interesting story to it.. though not everybody is sure about that story.. the ruins are nice.. if this place is on the way then a visit is cool..

1  Thank Aparna a
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As the story speaks that this village is haunted, you won't exactly meet a ghost but this place place has a eerie vibe to it. and the place is not fully abandoned people are there

1  Thank Travel with S
Reviewed 14 July 2017

This was an eerie place to visit, especially knowing the history. There are efforts to restore some of the buildings which gives you a better idea of how the people lived here. Worth a visit.

1  Thank Wendy C
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Not much to see or understand. Meybe reviewing the history brhind would have more meaning. I went fossil-hinting to the riverbanks outside the enclosure. Pretty good!

Thank sergio t
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Kuldhara village is one of the most haunted places in India & features repeatedly in the TV commercials of Rajasthan tourism & Incredible India campaigns . It is 400 years old ,Medieval deserted village of Paliwal Community. In fact , no one is allowed to...More

Thank RajeevDr
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28 December 2016|
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Response from Sandeep B | Reviewed this property |
As others confirmed that there is an entry fee to Visit it. We t would not cost you more time as it is almost on your way to Sand Dunes. Just 4 to 5 kms off the main highway so you can spare approx 30 to 40 mins off your... More
13 October 2015|
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Response from Baudhayan | Reviewed this property |
The village is between Sam dunes and Jaisalmer city. I would recommend you to visit this village while on your way back from Sam. I would recommend you to carry food or travel back to Jaisalmer for any kind of refreshments