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Jaisalmer Fort

Fort Road, Manak Chowk, Amar Sagar Pol, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, India
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  • Jaisalmer Fort
    Anne
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    5 May 18, 2014

    Very beautiful, narrow alleys and shops.. Due to bad condition of the fort it's not reallt recommended to stay there, but it's easy to visit it daily as it's in the center of Jaisalmer.

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    Stephen Bugno
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    4 Jan 03, 2014

    Architecturally fascinating fort and old city rising high above the surrounding landscape. Worth traveling too but I felt kind of unwelcome there.

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    4 Sep 24, 2012

    This is the main site to see in the city, and worth walking around through as their are great views from it.

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    Kevin Jones
    5 Jul 05, 2012

    Another great place to visit the fort is very impressive with its winding streets and markets accom is cheap and food is cheap get there when the holi fest is on pretty amazing a 5day camel trek is a must gives you a real Feel of Lawrence of Arabia

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    10YearItch
    5 Jul 04, 2012

    Tip ... stay at one of the hotels within the fort complex. Desert Boys Guest House is a good option.

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    Ingrid Katz
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    5 Oct 23, 2013

    it is really like in 1001 nights....... unbelievable beautiful

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    Baxter Jackson
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    5 Oct 07, 2011
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5.0 out of 5
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59 people visited Jaisalmer Fort

Description

Essentially a living museum (though some guidebooks will tell you people shouldn't be living there at all!) this classical Rajput fort, constructed in the 12th century, is the physical and spiritual heart of the city, a gorgeous confection of yellow sandstone ramparts, Jain temples, and haveli-style mansions. 25% of the city's population lives within its walls, and (water-use issues aside) it's ... read more
also home to Jaisalmer's best and most atmospheric guesthouses.

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