Jaisalmer Fort | Sonar Fort, Jaisalmer - Tourism Rajasthan

Jaisalmer Fort | Sonar Fort, Jaisalmer


Jaisalmer fort or Sonar Fort located in Jaisalmer is considered to be one of Rajasthan’s best known Dhyan fort. The fort of Jaisalmer was constructed in 1156 and it is the second oldest state in Rajasthan.

History Of Jaisalmer Fort Rajasthan

This fort with a wall of 30 feet high, constructed by two and a half feet high and a large section of St. Stone, has 99 ramparts, of which 92 were constructed between 1633 and 1647. The wells inside this fort provide a continuous source of water. This fort built by Raval Jaisal, which is located on the Tripura Hill, 80 meters high, has an outer wall of palaces, house, and the temple made of soft yellow st. Stone. Its narrow streets and four huge entrances, the last of which leads to the main square, on which the old palace of Maharaj is situated. Almost one-fourth of the town’s population lives inside this fort. It can be reached by Ganesh Pol, Suraj Pol, Bhoot Poll and Air Poll. Here are groups of beautiful Haveli and Jain temples which were built between the 12th and 15th centuries.Jaisalmer fort history

Jaisalmer is the district headquarters which are famous for carved Havelis, alleys, ancient Jain temples, fairs, and festivals. Nearby sand dunes in the same village have special significance in terms of tourism. Sonar Fort

Sonar Fort Jaisalmer Rajasthan

Jaisalmeris a city in the Rajasthan state of India. Jaisalmer was founded by Raval-Jaisal, a descendant of Yaduvanshi Bhati, about 1156 AD in the medieval period of Indian history, in the desert region of India, situated in the far west of Dhar.

The land of Jaisalmer district was famous in ancient times as ‘Maddhara’ or ‘Vallabhamandal’. According to history, after the Mahabharata war, there was a large number of migrations from Mathura to Yadavas. They proceeded towards Rajasthan and Gujarat. The ancestors of the former rulers of Jaisalmer who consider themselves a descendant of Lord Krishna probably came to the land of Jaisalmer in the sixth century. In this district, the descendants of the Yadavas lived in the first capital of the Bhati Rajputs, Tanot, the second in Ladhva and the third Jaisalmer.

How to reach Jaisalmer Fort Jaismelar 

Near Railway Station:- Jaisalmer 2.5 KM

Near Airport:-  Jaisalmer Airport 15 KM


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