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 itinerary website .
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  • A good educational tour specially enjoyed by children. A GUIDE is a must. Must try walking through the narrow lanes of the fort  more »
  • Nice visit this fort and the standby city. Feel free to wander through the alleys of the fort and the eve city
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  • Once you enter the main fort complex, the fort entry is located a steps further in. There is a small staircase that leads to the main entrance of the fort. You need a ticket to enter the fort and you ...  more »
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  • There is a whole city inside the fort. You experience a warmth in your heart when you go there in the evening. People bustling, going about doing their work, the fragrance of incense sticks, soothes you. You see the calming part of Jaisalmer, the architecture is amazing, even normal houses are integrated into the fort, rather people have made the fort into their home. But still, if you visit Jaisalmer then you should definitely visit it, and stay back for the night if possible. The view of the city from the top of the fort is simply amazing.
  • Jaisalmer- the Golden city, is true to its name. Mind blowing, beautiful intricately carved architecture in Golden Sand stone. Well maintained clean city. A different experience all together. Living within the fort premises, in heritage properties, makes you feel a part of history itself. A perfect blend of traditional ambience with modern amenities. A German bakery with delectable deserts was the icing on the cake.
  • Historical place with very nice and ancient architecture. A real treat for people who loves visiting historical places. There is good and rich handmade handicraft market and around 5-6 historic Jain temples with old sculptures and architecture. Public Vehicles are allowed till the fort gate and not allowed inside the fort. From there you need to walk in to the fort which is slant and you need to go upwards. People visiting this place should keep this in mind as Senior Citizen might feel it difficult to walk. Auto rickshaws are allowed only sometimes inside the fort.
  • Good place to visit. Streets are wide and all are interconnected. People lives inside fort. Abundance of required things. If you want to purchase you should be careful they just oversells the stuff. Still a beautiful place to visit.
  • Had a beautiful experience visiting this place. This place is very big with many shops inside it. Some temples are also there inside. Good place for kids. Many histories are related to this fort. Many guides are also available here. Many historical things are also found here. Nice place to be visited with family members.

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