The Royal Havelis of Jaisalmer in India

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Take a tour of Royal Havelis of Jaisalmer in India – part of the World’s Greatest Attractions travel video series by GeoBeats.

1. The "Golden City" of Jaisalmer in Rajasthan, India is the setting for some of the most beautiful homes in the world.

2. The grand mansions, locally called "havelis" are ornate and intricate.

3. They were built for wealthy merchants and politicians in the 18th and 19th centuries.

4. The sandstone material features beautiful stone carvings and ornaments.