Jaipur the princely city of Rajasthan is dotted with some amazing royal structures that are testimony of its glorious past. Amber Fort is one such famous fort of the city. Located at a distance of 11 km from Jaipur the capital city, it served as the citadel of Kachhawa clan till the time they decided to make Jaipur their new capital in 1727. Also known as Amer Fort it is one of the major tourist attractions of Jaipur. The fort was built in 16th century by Raja Man Singh is the embodiment of incredible creativity and craftsmanship. The close vicinity to the Maota Lake adds more charm to this historical structure as its beautiful image in the crystal clear waters of the lake provides a beautiful illusion. Amber fort is a unique architecture splendor of artistic styles that blends both the Hindu and Mughal style of architectures. The fort was built with red sandstone and marbles consisting of Diwan-E Aam, Diwan- E-Khas, Sheesh Mahal and Sukh Niwas. The palace was lived in by the Rajput Maharajas and their families.
At the entrance of Fort is situated a temple dedicated to Sila Devi a Goddess of the Chaitanya cult. The outer appearance of the fort is rugged and craggy which is total contrast to its interiors which is adorned with soothing and warm ambiance. The interiors of the Amber fort are beautifully carved with exquisite paintings of hunting scenes on the beautifully carved walls depict the revolutionary, adventurous and self indulgent Rajputs. The mighty walls that surround the Fort protect it against the foreign invasions. The Fort complex encompasses some wonderful palaces, pillared pavilions, beautiful gardens, halls and stairways and temples. The flawless beauty and royalty of the Fort can be enjoyed with an elephant ride. All these make the Amber Fort as one of the most beautiful and visited palaces of Jaipur. A trip to Jaipur would be definitely incomplete, without the visit to this imperial Fort of Amber. For tour bookings to this untouched unspoiled incredible site of India please fill the form given below or just write to us.