The Fort of Pokaran – A Heritage Hotel also known as ‘Balagarh’ is situated in the Thar Desert, built by the clan of Rathores in the rare red sandstone. It lies in the region on Marwar (Jodhpur state) and its history dates back to the 14th century. This fort comprises of many other significant establishments like Hawa Mahal, Mangal Niwas, Phool Mahal, etc.
Presently, the fort belongs to Thakur Nagendra Singh Pokaran and his wife Thakurani Yashwant Kumari Pokaran that have opened it to general public by turning it into a heritage hotel. This hotel offers royal accommodations to the travelers complimented by an on-site restaurant serving a variety of culinary cuisines. The hotel is an ideal option for someone looking for a Hotel near Ramdevra or Ashapura temple and frequented by day visitors to museum or someone looking best place to have lunch or dinner on the way to Jaisalmer