Location: A major tourist attraction, Tazia tower is located in the heart of the Jaisalmer city near Badal Palace complex at the Amar Sagar gate.
Description: A 5-storied building, Tazia tower was regarded as the home of the royal family. Each story of the structure has its own significance. Constructed by Muslim architects, each floor has a balcony that is beautifully designed. Tazia represents the replica of various mausoleums of Imams. Constructed out of colored papers, thermocol and wood, after construction these structures were gifted to the royal patrons by the craftsmen. Built according to a distinct architectural style, these structures are adorned with beautiful carvings. Different patterns and sculptures adorn the walls of the tower, making it look more beautiful. This tower offers a glimpse of a unique style of Muslim architecture that is not seen anywhere else in the city. A picture perfect destination, this place is famous amongst photographers and history enthusiasts.
Activities: In and around the tower, tourists can explore a large number of places of interest. Shops, restaurants and various other establishments that are present in the vicinity can hold a person’s interest. Mounted on the top of Badal Palace, travelers can also visit the museum that is housed in the palace.