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Jaisalmer Fort, Jaisalmer

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Visit the World Heritage Site of Jaisalmer Fort, a vast, sandstone complex that reveals a bustling town within its walls. Built in 1156, the “golden fort,” as the massive fortress is known, acted as a sort of camouflage for the city, blending in with the sweeping sands of the Thar Desert. Take a guided tour to learn about the history of the fort, or take your time and explore the narrow lanes, lined with craft shops, temples, and eateries. Perched on top of a 76 m (250 ft) tall hill, the fortress dominates the surrounding parts of the city and offers panoramic vistas. Plan to visit Jaisalmer Fort during your Jaisalmer vacation using our convenient Jaisalmer vacation builder.
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  • The only living fort in india, also known as sonar killa. Everyone will roam freely and found the best architecture and interiors inside the ford. All the houses and havelis inside the fort give the a...  read more »
  • The fort was worth spending a few hours exploring and the recorded tour was worth listening to. I didn't realise you needed a seperate ticket to show for the photos - i had paid but suspect the ticket...  read more »
  • While all the forts and palaces we visited in Rajasthan this had the added reward of still being used, inhahibited. This gave it a real life and vitality. The vendors are cheerful and didn't overwhelm...  read more »
  • Incredible place... It's a Mukulwadi Sonar Kella (Bengali: সোনার কেল্লা), also Shonar Kella is a 1971 mystery novel by Bengali writer and filmmaker Satyajit Ray. In 1974, Ray directed a film adaption of the book, also named Sonar Kella, ...
  • One of the best place to visit...... Padharo mahre desh
  • Besides de fort what is a wonderful place we were astonished visiting the littel jewellery Hari Om , located by the exit door. The Sonj brothers are real artists beeing able to carve silver rings or pendants
  • Amazing architecture in yellow stone. Indicates the economic prosperity of the area that it thrived on. Not just the palace within the fort wall but every house within the fort is beautifully crafted, once again indicating the equitable spread of wealth.
  • Historical palace of HH.Maharaja Jaisal Ruler and founder of Jaisalmer
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