Tazia Tower

Tazia Tower


One of the prominent attractions in Jaisalmer is the Tazia Tower which depicts the rich architectural splendor of the ancient times. Tazia Tower is an integral part of the architectural monument of the Badal Mahal that draws several tourists from far and wide.

Each floor of the brilliantly constructed Tower is accompanied with beautifully decorated balconies that add to the grace of the architectural monument. It was erected in 1886 AD.

The exquisite design and fine carvings on the walls and ceilings of each floor of the Tower reflects the rich artistic creativity and imaginative skills of the local craftsmen of the bygone era. Amidst the picturesque landscape of the golden sand dunes of Jaislamer, the huge architectural monument is truly a beauty to behold.

Tazia Tower was constructed in the form of Tazia that are usually part of Muslim religious festivities. Representing the secular identity of the region, the Muslim craftsmen had constructed the beautiful architectural master piece as gift for the imperial Hindu king, Maharawal Berisal Singh.

An integral part of the unique art and craft of Jaisalmer, the Tazia Tower represents the enriched architectural zeal and imagination of the local craftsmen of the ancient period. The tourists are absolutely thrilled with the awesome architecture of the five-storeyed Tower.


Tazia Tower is situated in the outer areas of Badal Palace, near Hanuman Chowk.

Best Time to Visit

Choose any month between October and March, and you will be able to enjoy the pleasant weather in Jaisalmer.

How to Reach

Depending upon the distance of your hotel from Tazia Tower, you can either take an auto-rickshaw or a cab.

AddressNear Badal Palace, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan 345001, India
Timings:8:00 Hours - 18:00 Hours

Last Updated on December 5, 2016