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Jaisalmer Fort In Rajasthan: Best Places To Visit In Jaisalmer Fort

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Jaisalmer Fort: The Modern Fort of India

Jaisalmer Fort, situated in Rajasthan, is one of the modern forts which recites a rich history of traditions and Indian culture. It is also known as Golden Fort because the forts shine like gold in the daytime. 

India is well known for its ancient heritage places; it should be more often. The forts (Kila’s) are famous among India and foreigners because of the architectural work, the handmade paintings, and the sculptures that show Maharaj’s spirituality and true tradition. 

Earlier, there was a desert where the fort was built. As there was a desert, the water scarcity was at its peak. The fort’s shape is like a “Pistol.” It took 500 years to build the fort. Jaisalmer Fort is the youngest and most active fortress at the time. The fort has 80 restaurants and 150 hotels, and the most exciting thing is the fort’s king, “Bijra Singh,” and all the worker’s families still live there. The king has eight queens who also live there.

Management of Rajasthan’s beauty Jaisalmer Fort

There’s a government school at the gate entrance, but that was a fort’s earlier jail. The fort has four gates, “Athya Proul,” “Surya Proul,” “Ganesh Proul,” and Hawa Proul.” There’s a “Ranberry” (Elan Kaksh) at the fort. The soldiers used to announce anything meaningful from the Raspberry. Following that, the “Hawa Proul” chilly wind continues to blow around the clock every day of the year, even when it is 50 degrees Celsius; this is the specialty of this gate. A serial also Shot there named “Balika Vadhu.” Many actors and actresses have gone there. 

Jaisalmer Fort pic

How to reach Jaisalmer Fort

The fort has the nearest Jodhpur airport, 300 km away; you can take a direct train there. Train and vehicle travel to Jaisalmer are both convenient. The railhead is associated with all the major cities of states. Roadways are too good for driving here and connecting with all the city’s main streets.

Places To Visit In Jaisalmer Fort 

There’s a museum in the fort, a King’s Palace, a Queen’s Palace, and Shelters for horses, camels, and elephants. In the Museum, there are many varieties of weapons. There’s a Deewan-Khana where the king used to meet the people; it was like a court at that time. There’s a “Dance Chowk, “a Palace of “Shaleman,” the king’s left hand; his Palace is a little apart from the Jaisalmer fort because his intentions were lousy towards the Queen. A “Gaur Mata Temple” in the fort and a “Baa-ki-Haveli” is 450 years old. The king and the Queen always eat and drink on silver plates and glasses in Baa-ki-Haveli. There are windmills to produce electricity. You can hire a tourist guide at the entrance gate to assist you and give you full information about the fort. Since the fort lies in the city, you can travel there by car or bus. You can enjoy many types of Rajasthani Dishes near or in the fort. You can visit more places near the fort-like Badda Bagh, Jain Temples, Desert Art Gallery, etc. The Jaisalmer is the heart of Rajasthani Folk Dance, which you can enjoy in the evening. 

 

Raja-Rani Palace

This palace was built in the 16th century and is the former residence of the Maharajas of Jaisalmer. It serves as a museum and contains a collection of royal artifacts.

Laxmikanth Temple

This temple is dedicated to the Hindu god Vishnu. It is one of Jaisalmer’s oldest temples. And is known for its intricate carvings.

Jaisalmer Fort jain temple

Jain Temples

The fort is home to several Jain temples. These temples are home to a collection of Jain sculptures and artifacts.

Bada Bagh

This garden complex has several chhatris or royal cenotaphs. The chhatris are beautifully decorated and offer stunning views of the fort and the city.

Maharaja’s Palace

The Maharajas of Jaisalmer lived in this palace, built in the 19th century. It serves as a museum and contains a collection of royal artefacts.

Canon Point

This viewpoint is located at the top of the fort. It offers stunning views of the city and the Thar Desert.

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