Amer fort is situated on a high hill in the Amer region at a distance of 11 km from Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan state of India. Amer fort in Jaipur is also known as Amber fort. This fort is the most tourist attraction place of Jaipur city.
Amer’s town was originally settled by local Meenas, which at the time was won by Kachwaha Rajput King Man Singh I. and after Raja Man Singh built the fort in 1592 AD and for the next 150 years his successors worked to expand and renovate the fort.
The architecture of Amber Fort Jaipur
The Amer Fort is built in the traditional Hindu and Rajputana style, which is made of marble and red sandstone. In this fort, you will see pictures of ancient hunting styles and important Rajput rulers.
The fort of Amer is divided into four parts, each of which is decorated with its own separate entrance and courtyard. The main gate of this fort is called ‘Suraj Pol’ or Surya Dwar.
This fort filled with vast ramparts, door chains, and roads made of stones, appears to be looking at the Maivatha Sarovar, right below the hill.
In this fort, there is the courtyard of the Diwan-i-Aama, the common man, the Diwan-i-Khas, the special premises, the Sheesh Mahal or the Jai Temple, and the Sukh Niwas.
Within the fort, near the main entrance of the palace, his aadhaa is a temple dedicated to the Goddess of Chaitanya Puja. Amer and Jaigad Durg are built on a mountain of the Aravali ranges and are connected by the way of a secret mountain tunnel. Used to carry the royal family at the time of danger to take Jaigad fort from Amar Fort.
This famous fort still invites the producers of historical films to shoot. The main gate is called Ganesh Pol, whose carvings are very attractive.
In this fort Artistic paintings were made on the walls of the fort and says that the Mughal emperor Jehangir became so angry with the art of those great artisans that he had plastered these paintings.
Elephant riding is a special attraction here, which is a matter of curiosity and joy for foreign tourists more than the country tourists.
In 2013, along with Amber Fort in the 37th World Heritage Meeting held in Fonn Penh in Colombia, five more forts of Rajasthan were included in the UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Amer Fort Light And Sound Show
Amber Fort Light & Sound Show Fee – Rs 295
Amer Fort Light & Sound Duration – 52 Minutes
Amber Fort Light And Sound Show Timings
October to February-6: 30 pm
March to April – 7:00 pm
May to September – 7:30 pm
Visiting Time Amer Fort Jaipur Rajasthan
Morning 9.30 To Evening 5.00
Entry Fees Amber Fort Jaipur Rajasthan India
Enter Fee Indian 100 (Indian Rupees)
Enter Fee Foreigner 500 (Indian Rupees)
How to reach Amber fort Jaipur Rajasthan India
Nearest Railway Station: – 13 KM
Nearest Airport: – Jaipur Airport 23 KM
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