Picture Of The Month
Mr. Vineet Tiwari from TWX visited Jaisalmer, Rajasthan and captured the photograph of Jaisalmer Fort.

Jaisalmer Fort, also known as Golden Fort was built by the Bhati Rajput ruler Rao Jaisal, from where it derives its name in 1156 AD. The fort has four majestic gates in its credit. All four gates, Akhai Pol, Ganesh Pol, Suraj Pol and Hawa Pol, are specimens of marvelous architectural style and craftsmanship. Among the four, the most spectacular is the first fort gate known as Akhai Pol. This gate constructed in 1156, is the main entrance and was the royal entrance for royal members and important guests. The main attractions inside the fort are - Raj Mahal (royal palace), Jain temples, Laxminath temple, four massive gateways, havelis, hotels, bazaars etc.