Amber Fort and Palace Jaipur (India)
In the 16th century, a fort was built by a trusted general of Akbar, Maan Singh. Later, Maan started to rule the area surrounding the fort which was called as the Amer state. The fort is now called as the Amer Fort and the city is called Jaipur. Amer fort or Amber Fort is located a little away from the main city of Jaipur. It is an important tourist destination in this city.
Amber Palace aka Amber Fort was constructed in 1592 AD by Raja Man Singh, the Rajput commander of Akbar's army. Later it was expanded and renovated by Raja Jai Sigh I. Situated at a distance of 11 km from the city, it carries the pride of Jaipur.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Open and Closing Time
Sun - Sat -: 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM.
Entrance Fee and Charges Foreigner – INR 550 per person Foreign Students – INR 100 per person Indians – INR 50 per person Indian Students – INR 10 rupees per person Light Show in English – INR 200 per person Light Show in Hindi – INR 100 per person Elephant Ride – INR 1100 Single or per couple
Famous for : History, Photography, Seeking Experience Visiting Time : 10 AM - 5 PM (Daily) Visit Duration : 2 to 3 hours
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The distance between Jaipur Railway Station and Amber Fort And Palace is 14 8.7 miles or 7.6 nautical miles Distance between Amer Fort and Jaipur Bus Stand is 8.1 miles or 7 nautical miles
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Interesting facts about the Amber Fort
Amber Fort is a part of UNESCO World Heritage sites. The fort and the town get its name from Goddess Ambe, the prime deity of the Meena dynasty. It is a place that should be a must-visit for every Indian and for every art lover as it is full of artistic marvels, be it paintings, carvings, architecture and so on. The main complexes within the fort are Diwan-i-Aam, a hall meant for public, Diwan-i-Khas, a hall for private audience, the splendid Sheesh Mahal or the Mirror Palace, Jai Mandir and the Sukh Niwas, a complex that had natural air conditioning and this could happen because of the wind that blew across a water area built within. It is definitely a sign of creativity and wisdom of the time!