Jaisalmer Fort Jaisalmer - Tourist Attraction Place Rajasthan

Jaisalmer Fort  Tourist Attraction Place Jaisalmer Rajasthan

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Jaisalmer Fort  

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10:00 AM to 06:00 PM

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Historical Monuments Places

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Maharaja Rawal jaiswal

The Jaisalmer fort was built  by Maharaja Rawal jaiswal in 1156, who is a proud chattel of the Bhati clan. Also, He was the founder of Jaisalmer city, Rajasthan. It is Counted amongst the largest forts in the world. Jaisalmer fort is the most popular landmark of Jaisalmer city. It is a 250 foot tall fort, which is protected by 30 feet hight walls. Inside this monument fort constitutes 99 bastions, amongst these 92 were built between 1633 and 1647. There are 4 gateways to reach this fort i.e. Ganesh Pol, Akshya Pol, Suraj Pol and Hawa Pol. Jaisalmer Fort is situated on Trikuta Hill and had been the scene of many battles. Unlike other forts of Rajasthan, Jaisalmer fort houses museum, shops, restaurants, residential accommodations, hotels, etc.

The Jaisalmer Fort is one of the few living monuments in the world and home to a fourth of the city's population. The view of the sunset from this fort is a treat to the eyes for all the travellers, and especially photographers. Jaisalmer fort is also popularly known as "Sonar Kila" because it is made of yellow sandstone, golden stone given glimpse at time of sunset. Also, The fort looks golden in the early morning when the first rays of the sun reach the ground. The Jaisalmer fort seems like a palace in the fairy tales and dominates the tinted small town of Jaisalmer.

The main attractions inside the fort are: Raj Mahal (Royal palace), Jain temples and the Laxminath temple. The fort is made as per the actual Rajasthan standards and feature a city against a red-and-yellow background.

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