Jaisalmer Fort is one of the worth visiting golden fortresses that is 1156 by the famous Rajput ruler Jaisalmer. It is located at the majestic Trikuta hills and also famed as Sonar Kila. It is believed that the fort was the main defensive shield for the Rajput Kings from the regular molests of foreign assailants.
Jaisalmer fort is introduced the second oldest monument in Rajasthan. It is two hundred and fifty feet tall, sandstone wall 30 feet high, 99 bastions which were built between 1633 and 1647. Moreover, there are many Wells that still provide a regular source of water. Even today, this fort serves an abode where one fourth of the old city's population resides within the fort. Further, the tombstone shows the subtle fusion of Rajput and Islamic architectural styles. Ganesh Pol, Akshya Pol, Suraj Pol and Hawa Pol are the prime attractions of this monument.
The fort has marvelous interiors that have been designed with ancient and modern structures. For example, Jain temples, an imperial palace and an ancient Laxminath temple are equipped with fort interior. It has architectural beauty which offers stunning views of the fort to a large amount of tourists. It was built famous architectures and craftsmen with marvelous beauty during the Royal period.
Unlike other monuments of Rajasthan, in Jaisalmer, Jaisalmer Fort is a must see monument or worth retaining in your conscious mind. It has different facets which still hold the prestige of its own glorious heritage. In short, having a dominating structure amidst sands made of sand stones and locally known as Sonar Quila.