• Introduction
    • Amer fort Jaipur is situated in the capital of Rajasthan that is Jaipur also famously known as the pink city. cradled on the top of Aravalli hills lies the Amer fort, also commonly called Amber fort, it is one of the most significant places in Jaipur this majestic building with its maze-like passages and serpentine staircases is an architectural masterpiece and with significant importance in Indian history.
    • Built by one of the most trusted generals of Akbar, maharaja Man Singh I in the year 1952.  It is aesthetically crafted out of marble and red stone giving it a rustic and mysterious look. There are intricate paintings of ancient hunting styles and portraits of significant Rajput rulers. Amer fort is divided into 4 sections each adorned with its separate entrance and courtyard.  the main entrance to the fort is called the Suraj pole or sun gate.
  • Location
    • It is situated 11 km away from the city of Centre Jaipur. Amer fort has traditional Hindu and Rajputana styles of architecture. Amer is clad in pink and yellow sandstone and is a part of an extensive complex.
Amber Fort front
  • Infrastructure
  • An east-facing gate this entrance has its owning to its position with respect to the rising sun.
    • The imposing staircase would lead the palace complex to an impressive courtyard named “Jaleb chowk”. while the steps to the right lead to Shila Devi temple.
    • Jaleb chowk was used by the army to display their war booty back in the time where women were allowed to watch the proceeding only through windows. The fort is big enough that it will take 2-3 hours to explore in detail and you can choose to avail yourself audio guides to lead you through the fascinating building while explaining the history of the place. getting an elephant ride thousands of visitors daily and rightfully.
View From Amber fort
  • Amer fort served as the main residence of Rajput rulers. Heritage site list apart of the hill of forts of Rajasthan with other forts.
    • Diwan-E-AAM (Public Audience Hall) forms the second level of the Amer Fort. It is a massive hall open on three sides. With extensive mosaic glassworks, it stands on the support of two columns of pillars with mounted elephants. The third courtyard of the Amer Fort is around the royal quarters. Entrance to this level is through the Ganesh Pol.
  • ‘Sheesh Mahal’ is the most beautiful attraction in the entire complex and is left to the entrance gate. The walls and ceilings have beautiful carvings of flowers and glass paintings. The Sheesh Mahal gives beautiful illusions and you may hear people discussing that if you lit two candles inside the hall, the ceilings feel like a thousand glittering stars.
    •   ‘Sukh Mahal’ is another hall opposite the Sheesh Mahal and is built of sandalwood and ivory. It has numerous channels with running cold water. Another highlighting feature of the Amer Fort is the ‘Magic Flower’,
    • a fresco carved out of marble and a delicate carving of Lord Gransha out of a single piece of coral. South of this courtyard lies the oldest part of the complex and the main palace used by Man Singh I. The exit of the main palace leads directly to the city of Amer. The final level of the Amer Fort was built for Royal women. It has a courtyard surrounded by several rooms. There is also a hall known as the Jas Mandir which was used for a private audience back in time.
  • Timing
    • The timings to Visit the palace will be 8 am to 5.30 pm and 6:30 to 9 pm and the temple is open from 8 am to 11 pm and after 4-7 pm.
  • Ticket   
    • The ticket for the Indian citizen is ₹ 100.
    • The ticket for the NRI is ₹ 500.
    • Total Visit Duration 3 hours.
  • Photography
    • Photography is allowed with a valid ticket you can use your mobile or camera to click photos.

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