The magnificent Jaisalmer fort is situated in the city of Jaisalmer, under the state of Rajasthan, in India. It is popularly known as “Sonar Quila” or “Golden Fort”. This fort is one of the largest forts in the city. It is a main tourist attraction in the city. People from all over the world come to visit this place. It is a historical landmark in Jaisalmer. Your tour to Jaisalmer will be incomplete if you are not visiting Jaisalmer fort.
The great Jaisalmer Fort is the epitome of strength and symbolizes the power of the Rajput rulers. The construction of this marvelous palace was started by the mighty Rawal Jaisal in the 12th century. The fort has been the center of many important changes and has witnessed the siege of the Muslim rulers.
During the period of British rule in India, the eminence of this place was temporarily diminished. It is called the Golden of or Sonar Quila because of the golden aura of the palace during the time of sunset every day. If you have not visited this palace yet, you must visit it.