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Pokhran Fort

Jodhpur-Bikaner Road, Pokhran, Jaisalmer, India
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14-Th Century Fort

Well preserved fort also called Balagarh, is one good place to visit if you are visiting near by... read more

Reviewed 26 November 2015
Manish B
Jaipur, India

Nice place worth a visit not alone only with friends where in you can enjoy on ur own with ur... read more

Reviewed 19 November 2015
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“small detour” (2 reviews)
“nuclear” (4 reviews)
“rajasthan” (7 reviews)
Jodhpur-Bikaner Road, Pokhran, Jaisalmer, India
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Reviewed 26 November 2015

Well preserved fort also called Balagarh, is one good place to visit if you are visiting near by places.

1  Thank Manish B
Reviewed 19 November 2015

Nice place worth a visit not alone only with friends where in you can enjoy on ur own with ur group. u will find people at jaisalmer commenting otherwise bt dont listen to it its definately worth giving a shot. it is completely a relaxing...More

Thank ArulAggarwal
Reviewed 26 October 2015

A very good fort as usual not being maintained at all by the authorities. Hope people start working and maintaining these forts so our next generations see these places.

Thank Siddarth81
Reviewed 21 October 2015

Every Fort in Rajasthan has a name and so does this Fort - Its know as "Bala Garh". Its located right on the main road that connects Jodhpur with Jaisalmer and Barmer. We stopped by here while returning from Jaisalmer in 1997. Pokhran is also...More

Thank Dalbir_S_Virdi
Reviewed 29 July 2015

The fort displays very old utensils , portraits of the saint & royal family . A royal sword weighing 40 kg.which makes u imagine the built of the royal king who could fight with a 40 kg sword. he was really strong & almighty.There is...More

Thank KUMUD_12
Reviewed 12 April 2015

A small fort with beautifull rooms in the old ways style.You feel the memories of the past.A nice stop between Bikaner and Jaisalmer

Thank utbanyan
Reviewed 28 March 2015

While not as large or inexpressive as its larger cousins at Jodhpur & Jaisalmer, the fortress cum chalet at Pokhran too is a nice side trip. Sit in the lawns & take in the sights. They also have accommodation for those who are interested.

4  Thank Raakesh_T
Reviewed 28 March 2015

There is a lot more to Pokhran then just our nuclear test. The palace is beautiful and seems to take you back in the old times. You dont really need a guide to take a tour until and unless you want to know the history...

3  Thank Prashant0305
Reviewed 24 February 2015

If you are travelling by road from Bikaner to Jaisalmer then just about 40 to 60 kms before you will find the famous Pokhran where the Nuclear Test was conducted by BJP Govt. under Atal Ji's leadership. You can visit at the gate of the...More

1  Thank nikhil0210
Reviewed 8 February 2015

Fort Pokran or Pokaran is a 14th century citadel (Balagarth) in the Thar Desert of the Rajasthan. It is a beautifully maintained fort on the way between Jodhpur and Jaisalmer and on the caravans trade route of salt, silk and spices to Persia It is...More

1  Thank Errico1
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