Architectural Beauty of Jaisalmer Fort

One of the most glorious and beautiful forts in India is the Jaisalmer fort which is located in the heart of Rajasthan in Jaisalmer city. It is also known as the Sonar Kila or the Golden Fort as it is made of yellow sandstone which exudes a brilliant yellow radiance during the day time. It was built in the year 1156 by a Rajput ruler known as Rawal jaisal. The fort is built on the Trikuta hill which is 80 meters high and surrounded by a wall of 30 feet.

Structural Enigma of the Fort

Jaisalmer Fort Rajasthan

Jaisalmer Fort Rajasthan

The Jaisalmer Fort is based on Rajasthani architectural patterns and designs. The entire structure consists of five storeys and three walls. Stone blocks were used to build the outer layer of the walls. There are basically four entrances to the Fort which are quite popularly known as the Hawa Pole, Aksya Pole, Suraj Pole and the Ganesha Pole. The size of the Fort is one of the major attractions for tourists around the world.

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