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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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  • There are multiple Jain temples in the premises, which we couldn't visit as it was restricted for Jain's only for the season. The interiors of the palace are not great if you compare it with other... 
    There are multiple Jain temples in the premises, which we couldn't visit as it was restricted for Jain's only for the season. The interiors of the palace are not great if you compare it with other...  more »
  • Jaisalmer One of the best live fort in India. It is a combination of fort and shopping. You can see a lot of shops selling clothes, souvenirs, ornaments etc etc. You can have a good view of the... 
    Jaisalmer One of the best live fort in India. It is a combination of fort and shopping. You can see a lot of shops selling clothes, souvenirs, ornaments etc etc. You can have a good view of the...  more »
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  • One of the best live fort in India. It is a combination of fort and shopping. You can see a lot of shops selling clothes, souvenirs, ornaments etc etc. You can have a good view of the golden city from top of the fort. Temples and restaurants are also present here. In the street at the entrance of the fort also there are many shops. It is a must visit spot.
  • This is one of smaller forts in Rajasthan. Its situated right in middle of the city and the way there goes through a maze of small alleys which has shops, cafes and houses on both sides. The fort is small yet beautiful. There is a small museum on top which displays antique arms and items. The shops are colorful and shopping here is one of a kind experience. Best time to visit is in evening, so after watching the fort you can sit by a cafe and watch sunset from the top and later can go some night shopping while coming down.

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