GOLDEN CITY FORT JAISALMER
Jaisalmer Fort is one of the largest fortifications in the world. This fort is located in Jaisalmer district, which belongs to the Rajasthan state of India. Golden City Fort Jaisalmer is a World Heritage Site. In 1156 AD Rajput ruler Rawal Jasal constructed it. Hence the name of the fort was named after him. Jaisalmer Fort stands on the Trikuta Mountains of the Thar Desert, and there has been quite a history of fighting. In the fort there is a huge yellow sandstone wall. During the daytime light of this fort appears in light golden color. For this reason, this fort is also Famous as Sonar Qila or Golden Fort.
This fort is located in the middle
of the city. As a historical heritage of Jaisalmer, people come to see this
fort. In 2013, Jaisalmer Fort was included in the UNESCO World Heritage Site
with 5 Second forts of Rajasthan
in the 37th World Heritage Committee held in Phnom Penh, Colombia. Jaisalmer
fort is so vast that the whole people can live in that fort. Even today there
are 4000 people, many of whom belong to the Brahmin and the Daroga community.
These people used to work under the supervision of the Bhati rulers and since
then they are living in the same fort.
|Sonar Qila Jaisalmer|