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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Jaisalmer- The Golden City of Rajasthan

Jaisalmer, popularly known as the Golden City of India, is one of the most beautiful places in Rajasthan. It is located in the middle of the vast Thar Desert and is quite popular for its glorious forts, splendid Havellis and palaces, sand dunes and camel safaris. Jaisalmer includes a number of important historical monuments and exceptional sand dunes. The place is visited by millions of tourists all around the year.

Important Tourists Destinations

Some of the most important tourists’ destinations in Jaisalmer include the Jaisalmer Fort, Merchant Havellis, Desert National Park, Jain temples and so forth.

Jaisalmer Fort

Jaisalmer Fort

Jaisalmer Fort: It is also known as the Golden Fort or the Sonar Kila. It is among the second largest fort in Rajasthan. The Jaisalmer fort is also popular for its architectural brilliance and splendor. The fort complex embraces many beautiful Jain temples and Raj Mahal. Continue reading Jaisalmer- The Golden City of Rajasthan