Surya Gate in Jaisalmer

Take in the beauty of the intricate carvings on the Surya Gate.

Take in the beauty of the intricate carvings on the Surya Gate. | Photo credit: Daniel Villafruela - Wikimediacommons

Surya Gate Overview

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A 12th century gate, the Surya Gate is found at the famous Jaisamler Fort popularly known as 'Golden Fort'.

Located on top of Trikuta Hill, the fort has four gates that you have to cross before you get to the palace. These are – Akhai Gate, Surya Gate, Ganesh Gate and Hawa Gate. Surya Gate is narrow and is decorated with stone carvings. As you go from the first gate to Surya Gate you will also cross small gift shops.

Once you get to the fort, you can also visit the palaces and the Jain and Hindu Temples located inside.

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Fort Road, Manak Chowk, Amar Sagar Pol, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan