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Address: Barmer Road, Jaisalmer 345001, India
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Wood Foosil park at its best

This wood fossil park displays the wood fossil of 180 million years old.History buff will definitely love this place.Some of the fossil include the remains of a forest which has... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
khan25kareena
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Vadodara, India

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Vadodara, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This wood fossil park displays the wood fossil of 180 million years old.History buff will definitely love this place.Some of the fossil include the remains of a forest which has submerged in the sea.

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Pune, Maharashtra, India
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

If you have deep interest in history or you have interest or understanding of fossil science then you can take plunge to visit this place. If you are going by your own car then there is a nominal fee and you need to drive through bad road for 1 km and there are few wood fossils inside. See them and... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

One can see 18 fossils spread over the park. The fossils are 18 million years old wood fossils, preserved by nature. A must for students and interested people.

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Ambala, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2016

Nice place if u are interested in fossils, but very few visitors. Wooden fossils more than millions of year old are preserved here

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Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2016

Fabulous place if you are interested in Fossils and Archaeology or history lover... Here fossilized trees are sleeping like mummies. What I got to know from here that during Pre-Jurassic times this place used to be a forest with flowing river. More fossils are being excavated ....Will surely enhance your general knowledge..

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Ahmedabad, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2016

Yeah dear friends its beyond history. Here 180miliions old or more than that old tree trunks are preserved. near about 17km from jaisalmer city.

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2016

This is one tourist destination in Jaisalmer which has hardly got any visitors. It is basically an area where wooden fossils have been discovered and the area cordoned off and converted to a fossil park. Some of the fossils have been collected together and put up for display. It is located about 18 kms from Jaisalmer and one needs to... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

Do visit this park if you are interested in fossils. Some of the oldest fossils in world..about 18 crores years old..but needs better way to present them..no display boards explaining about how the fossils were found..please meet Mr.Surinder Singh (caretaker) in the park..one of the finest person explaining about the place and fossils..

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Bengaluru, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2016

This place has wood fossils of around 180 million years old. All the found fossils are covered to protect except few samples to show as a proof. The wood fossils are recovered in rock solid condition. Wood is as hard as the stone. There are few samples kept outside which have foot prints of some bird and were termite infected... More 

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Gurugram (Gurgaon), India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2016

The place is great to learn some geology, with fossils dating 190 million years old. The place could have been better maintained. But the landscape is very different from surrounding places, with black rocks created by volcanic activity.

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