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Surya Gate

Entrance to Jaisalmer Fort, Jaisalmer, India
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Ranked #22 of 41 Attractions in Jaisalmer
Type: Ancient Ruins
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Lucknow, India.
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44 reviews 44 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2013

This gate is one of the many gates we go through while walking to the fortress. This is a beautifully carved gate. This is majestic and huge.

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Jaisalmer, India
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41 reviews 41 reviews
30 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2012

it is second gate of jaisalmer fort . fort have 4 gate frist is akhey pol second Surya pol third is ganesh pol and last is hava pol . (pol means gate ) you can not see a agte from another is locate in turn because kings time they use elephant to break the gate so when elephant turn he... More

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Menlo Park, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2012

This hotel offers beautiful rooms, good food and excellent services. The management put much effort to make your stay very comfortable. They also arrange transportation, guides and so on, when needed.

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Singapore
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2012

Good looking place. But why build this in the middle of nowhere??

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2011

The concept of the curved and narrow entrance into the Jaisalmer fort was to prevent enemies from being able to charge properly into the fort and to prohibit their ability to use a battering ram I suppose. We were so very impressed with the ingenuity of this idea for defending a walled city and fort that we found this to... More

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