About Amber Fort
One of the must visited places when you are in Rajasthan, the Amber Fort stands perched atop a cliff beside the Jaipur Delhi Highway. The architecture is a fine blend of the Mughal and Rajput schools of architecture, beautifully combining white marble and redstone. The beautiful Maota Lake lends the majestic structure a splendid view. The sturdy ramparts and the lovely palaces make Amber Fort one of the prime attractions of the state.
The Amber Palace is a magnificent structure built within the Amber Fort. Large, sprawling gardens, grand chambers and large rooms, a rich decoration and excellent planning mark the construction of the Amber Palace. Built by Man Singh I, a Rajput ruler of Jaipur belonging to the Kachwaha clan and a general in the Mughal army, the Amber Palace boasts of spectacular structures such as the Ganesh Pole, Jai Mandir, Sheesh Mahal and Sukh Niwas. These are all historic monuments, opulent in their designing and lavished with various decorative devises. Amber Palace boasts of the dazzling Seesh Mahal, the hall of Mirrors and Jai Mandir (Temple Of Victory). In the Sukh Niwas Palace, an ingenious use of the natural water flow to recreate an air conditioning effect may be seen.
Amber Fort is located at a distance of about 11 km from Jaipur, the capital city of Rajasthan.
Best Time to Visit
If you do not want to be a victim of the scorching heat, better book your trip in between October and March. These six months are the best time to visit this state. In fact, the weather becomes so pleasant that you will surely have a nice experience of the trip.
How to Reach
Being only 11 km away from the Jaipur city, this attraction is something you should not miss out. You can book a cab from the city. To make your trip enough memorable, you can even take the elephant ride to reach the fort. However, for the elephant ride, you will have to reach early in the morning.
Location of Amer Fort, Jaipur, Rajasthan
Amber Fort - Entry Fee, Timing, Address, Official Website
|Address||Delhi Road, Amber City 11km, Jaipur, Rajasthan - 302001|
|Entry Fee||Rs. 100 per person for Indians|
Rs. 500 per person for foreign tourists
Rs. 10 per person for Indian students
Rs. 100 per person for foreign students
|Timing||8:00 AM - 6:00 PM|
Light Shows (7.00 PM to 9.00 PM)
|Phone No (Official)||+91-141-2530293|
|Nearest railway station||Merta road jn railway station|
Last Updated on : September 29, 2016