FlickrFav: जैसलमेर – Jaisalmer Fort

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A new Flickr Favorite by [J Z A] Photography

[J Z A] Photography

Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, India

"Named after its founder Maharawal Jaisal Singh, a Rajput king in 1156 AD. "Jaisalmer" means "the Hill Fort of Jaisal". Jaisalmer is sometimes called the "Golden City of India" because the yellow sand and the yellow sandstone used in every architecture of the city gives a yellowish-golden tinge to the city and its surrounding area"

Read more at: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jaisalmer
September 07, 2012 at 03:39PM
Original: http://flic.kr/p/d7sF3h
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