Situated in Rajasthan, precisely in the city of Jaisalmer, the Jaisalmer Fort is a distinctive historical site several tourists who travel to India are keen to explore.
A remarkable fact about Jaisalmer Fort is that it still hosts a large number of people who live within its fortified walls. Hundreds of years ago, the whole city of Jaisalmer was located inside this huge fort. The first group of people who started to reside outside the fort was during the 17th century.
The fort is rather large in all its dimensions. It is 460 meters in long and 230 meters of Width. It is also more than 70 meters above the whole area around it. Although many sections of the fort date back to the 12th century, many places were resorted during the middle of the 17th century. With four gates, the Jaisalmer is one marvelous site tourists who spend their vacations in India should never miss.