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About amber fort
Amber Fort: Amber Fort is located in Amer (a town with an area of 4 square kilometres (1.5 sq mi)), 11 kilometres (6.8 mi) from Jaipur, Rajasthan state, India. It is one of the principal tourist attractions in the Jaipur area, located high on a hill. Anber Fort Was Built by Raja Man Singh I. Amber Fortis known for its artistic style, blending both Hindu and Rajput elements. With its large ramparts, series of gates and cobbled paths, the fort overlooks the Maota Lake, at its forefront.
The Amber Fort was built by ‘Raja Shri Maan Singh JI Saheb’ (Maan Singh I) (December 21, 1550 – July 6, 1614) in 16th century. Man Singh, one of the first war chiefs or the trusted general of the Emperor Akbar. Akbar included him among the ‘Navaratnas’, or the 9 (nava) gems (ratna) of the royal court. Man Singh began the construction of a fortress-palace of white and red sandstone i.e. Amber Fort in 1592. He was the Kacchwaha (Rajput) of King of Amber, a state later known as Jaipur. Nearby he ordered to set a small temple devoted to ‘Sheela Mata’, his patron goddess.
Who should visit ?
What makes it special?
How to reach?
You can reach by your own vehicle or hire a taxi. You can go by city bus also.
How to make this visit memorable?
To make your trip more spectacular and memorable one, elephant safari will be the best and it provides a royal feeling as well.
Do’s and Don’ts
Do not write anything on walls of the fort and the other structures inside the fort. We should try to preserve such rich heritage in their original form. If anyone write anything on the structure, The structure loose it's beauty.
on July 04, 2017