Jaisalmer Fort, Jaisalmer

About Jaisalmer Fort, Jaisalmer

Jaisalmer Fort, Jaisalmer - Address, Phone Number, Ticket Price

Address: Fort Rd, Amar Sagar Pol, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan 345001

Phone: 91-2992252406

Ticket Price: 250 INR

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Time Required: 02:00 Hrs

Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

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The Jaisalmer fort was the former Maharaja’s Palace and till today maintains its royal ambience and architecture. The Whole palace is carved out in Sandstone and even though much of the palace is going through restoration work, you can still see the bedroom, the silver coronation throne, the royal bed, local stamps and banknotes, sculptures and weapons kept in the museum. Don’t forget to see the city from the gorgeous Balconies that adorn the fort.

The place arranges audio-tours that is a highlight and gives you a peak into the royal life of Jaisalmer while its sheer history and intricate design mesmerises anyone who visits.   

Jaisalmer Fort Information

  • ID, credit card or deposit is needed to use the audio tour.

Jaisalmer Fort Ticket Prices

  • Entrance feeof Rs. 50/- per person (camera fee Rs.50/- & video camera Rs.100/-) is charged for privately owned Palace museum.
  • No entry Fee to the Fort.

Jaisalmer Fort Opening and Closing Hours

  • Free entry.

How To reach Jaisalmer Fort by Public Transport

  • Bus: Main Bus stop at Jai Narayan Vyas Colony
  • By renting a Bike/Car
  • By taking a Tuk Tuk
  • On foot 

Restaurants Near Jaisalmer Fort

  • Jaisal Italy
  • Lake View Restaurant
  • RistoranteItaliano Om 

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Jaisalmer Fort, Jaisalmer Reviews - Write a Review

  • Only fort in India, what is still alive from inside. No entrance fee, at the beginning you will find paid guides. Fort territory is full tourist shops, cafes and hotels. Most of locals make living from tourism, that is why many cafes are located on top floors. From rooftops you can have good views to the city.

  • This is a classic and beautiful example of Rajasthan fort, beautifully built. The people live inside and outside of the fort making it actually a town. A good view of the city is seen from the view points. The Jain temple inside the fort is must see.

  • No great history attached to this fort, but it looks magnificent. Also, one of the oldest( constructed in 1156!) and only few that are 'living forts' today. Nothing much to see inside the fort though. Worth visiting while in Jaisalmer, but nothing great about it.

  • This is one of the largest fort in the world. This fort is a city or a small town itself. The highest point of the fort will give the view of the city. Their are many shops situated inside the fort (bargaining skills must be strong or else you will be wrongly charged). Interesting place to visit as it has a vast history..make sure to consult a travel guide(you can get one outside the fort). TIP- do carry your hat or sunglasses

  • True to word the color of the fort is the most impressive. The fort was established in 11 century. It does have some impressive carvings on the the yellow sandstone. Not much of history displayed like the other forts of Rajasthan. Looks like it has to do a lot of catching up with the other forts of Rajasthan. The negatives are many as it not well maintained. As the fort is a residence to a sizeable population of locals, the smells, sights etc are typically unclean.

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