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Address: Entrance to Jaisalmer Fort, Jaisalmer, India
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The first of 4 gates to the Jaisalmer Fort

This is probably the largest gate, Each of the next three seem to get narrower and narrower as you climb steadily up to the Fort proper. Go carefully through the next three as... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 20 October 2016
MutchyD
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Melbourne, Australia

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Surya Gate is also a very good attraction of jaisalmer fort entrance of jaisalmer fort vey beautiful view.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are a series of gates that you must go through to enter the fort... all are a part of the journey. They are crowded and shared between tourists, locals, motorbikes and tuk tuks and livestock.... and of course horn beeping... which can be deafening inside the gate sections as they can be 8 to 20 metres long... depending on... More 

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Thank MPWEST10
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The gate is a part of the fort.Cant understand as to why it deserves a seperate mention.Not very awe inspiring.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

This is probably the largest gate, Each of the next three seem to get narrower and narrower as you climb steadily up to the Fort proper. Go carefully through the next three as cars, bikes, motorcycles, taxis. jeeps, rickshaws cattle, dogs and people all try to go both ways through the narrow gates all at the same time. Each gate... More 

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Trivandrum, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

Ok for a photo stop and not exactly in great shape. Too many locals and crowd and not exactly great shape or maintained

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

This is just the main entrance to the fort and there is not really much else to say about it. There are many touts and rickshaw drivers looking for business so beware.

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Athens, Georgia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

Its an entrance to the fort. Most of the entrance have an history attached to it. Most have hand imprints of women who sacrificed their lives, since their husband was killed in war.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

The walk to and from the palace is rewarding, not least when you realize people still live here. You can almost picture the fort's past in action - when hawkers weren't peddling souvenirs. The gate promises cobbled streets and a window into history.

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Mumbai, India
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2016

This door is just an entry door like many other doors for the Jaisalmer fort. You will invariably pass through this when you enter the fort

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Pune, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

Its is an integral part of Jaisalmer Fort. But has its own importance as it is the entrance of the fort. The carvings are good and the grandness of it is easily visible. Take the guide to understand the reason of the curved entrance!

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