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Surya Gate

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Address: Entrance to Jaisalmer Fort, Jaisalmer, India
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The Second of Four Gates of Jaisalmer Fort

The Gates are iconic and without any entry fee. Only the King's Court and Queens residences have nominal charges. The scenic beauty is iconic and must visit.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
amicableaditi459
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New Delhi, India

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Its the entrance to the fort. There is a tourist office box here but only box its not manned. There are banners near the gate which are't needed here. Autos available at gate which drive you till top

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India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is about 1-2kms close to the fort . You will find lot of tour guides who will take you up to the fort.

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Gates are iconic and without any entry fee. Only the King's Court and Queens residences have nominal charges. The scenic beauty is iconic and must visit.

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Gurgaon, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

This gate is second gate when you enter Jaisalmer Fort. "Suraj Pol" is written on the gate. The upper part of the gate is quite beautiful. You can also Idol of Ganesha on the to of this gate, which is considered auspicious as per Hindu Religion.

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

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

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Mandurah, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

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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Thiruvananthapuram (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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