Jaisalmer Fort

Jaisalmer Fort Travel Map

The Jaisalmer Fort is located in the heart of the city and is known for its miniatures, architecture and bazaars. This fort was built in 1156 by a Bhati Rajput ruler Jaisal, atop the Trikura hill. About a quarter of the population of Jaisalmer live inside this fort.The fort is also called the Sonar Quila and is regarded as The Pride of Jaisalmer. The 250 feet tall fort is protected by a 30 feet tall wall surrounding it on all sides. This fort comprises 99 bastions, out of which 92 were built between 1633 and 1647.There are numerous wells inside the fort that are a regular source of water for residents. This fort is a perfect fusion of Islamic and Rajput architectural styles. Tourists visiting this fort can see Akshya Pol, Hawa Pol, Suraj Pol and Ganesh Pol, which are the gateways of the fort.Visitors can take an auto rickshaw or rickshaw to reach this for

Other Places To Visit In Jaisalmer
The Thar Heritage Museum
Bada Bagh
Folklore Museum
Desert National Park
Desert Cultural Centre And Museum

Fort Road, Near Gopa Chowk, Amar Sagar Pol, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan 345001, India

+91 2992 252 981

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Monday: 8:00 AM – 5:30 PM
Tuesday: 8:00 AM – 5:30 PM
Wednesday: 8:00 AM – 5:30 PM
Thursday: 8:00 AM – 5:30 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM – 5:30 PM
Saturday: 8:00 AM – 5:30 PM
Sunday: 8:00 AM – 5:30 PM
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