Jaisalmer Fort, Rajasthan

Usha Biswal Rout

03, Oct 2014 @ 12:59 PM
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The Jaisalmer Fort is located in Jaisalmer, Rajasthan. The fort was built in 1156 by the king Jaisal. The fort is 250 feet tall and reinforced by an imposing sandstone wall of 30 feet. There are 99 bastions in the fort. The color of massive sandstone walls are yellowish-brown in day time and turning magical honey-gold at the sun sets, due to this color the fort is called as 'Golden Fort'.

Jaisalmer Fort, Rajasthan
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It is one of the top tourist attractions in Rajasthan. This fort is the second largest fort of Rajasthan. It is one of the heritage site in the World. There are many tourist attractions in Rajasthan from which the Golden Fort is one of the top attraction of all tourists. If you make a tour plan to Rajasthan you should visit this old fort and explore its architecture and wonderful structure. Join Desert Festival of Jaisalmer in Rajasthan.

Location of fort: The fort is located near Fort Rd, in the heart of Jaisalmer, Rajasthan. How to reach: The best way to reach at fort by auto-rickshaw or a rickshaw. Things to see: What to see at Jaisalmer are its Architecture, Havelis, Gadsisar Lake, Jain temples, miniatures and Bazaars of the fort. Best time to visit : October to March. Timings: Early morning to 5 PM every day.

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