The Amer Fort Jaipur, Rajasthan

The Amer Fort Jaipur, Rajasthan

Amer Fort, 11 kilometers from Jaipur. The monument constructed in  1592 by “Raja Man Singh”. The Amer Fort a very popular as “Amer Palace”. The Amer Fort built in red arenaceous rock and marble. The “Maota Lake” also adds charm to the entire Fort. Amer a stronghold structure with red and white sandstone. The fortification still stands as a stupendous case of old Indian engineering. Noted for its mixture of Hindustani and Hindu variety of engineering and blends of Hindu and Muslim variety of ornamentation. The carvings on the roof and the dividers are phenomenal highlights of this fortification. There are numerous canvases of old chasing styles, representation of essential Rajput rulers and others. One can discover numerous structures inside the stronghold including Diwan-e-Aam, SukhMandir, Sheesh Mahal and others.

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Overview

Amer Fort a fort settled in Amer, Rajasthan, India. The city of Amer originally designed by Meenas, and later it had been dominated by Raja Man Singh I (December twenty-one, 1550 – Gregorian calendar month six, 1614). Amer Fort thought for its inventive Hindu vogue parts. With its large ramparts and series of gates and cobbled strategies, the fort overlooks Maota Lake,  the main supply of water for the Amer Palace.

Construction of red arenaceous rock and marble, the enticing, rich palace laid out on four levels, each with a courtyard. It comprises of the Diwan-i-Khas,  Diwan-i-Aam, the Sheesh Mahal or Jai Mandir, where a cool climate unnaturally created by winds that fade a water cascade inside the palace. Moreover, the Amer Fort also renowned as the Amer Palace. The palace also the residence of the Hindustani Maharajas and their families. At the doorway to the palace close to the fort’s Ganapati Gate, where a temple dedicated to Shila Devi, a goddess of the Chaitanya cult, which presented to Raja Man Singh once he conquered the Raja of Jessore.

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This palace, in association with Jaigarh Fort, located immediately above on the Cheel ka Teela (Hill of Eagles) of the same Aravalli range of hills. The palace and Jaigarh Fort unit of measurement thought-about one advanced, as a result of the two unit of measurement connected by a subterranean passage. This passage meant as a hidden escape route in times of war to alter the house members et al within the Amer Fort to shift to the additional impressive Jaigarh Fort.

UNESCO World Heritage site

The Amer Palace reported by the Superintendent of the Department of Archeology and Museums as 5000 guests on a daily basis, with 1.4 million visitors during 2007. At the thirty-seventh session of the planet Heritage Committee command in Pnom Penh, Cambodia, in 2013, Amer Fort, in association with 5 alternative forts of Rajasthan, declared a UNESCO World Heritage site as a part of the cluster Hill Forts of Rajasthan.

History 

Amer also once known as “Dhundar”. Ruled by the “Kachhwahas” from the 11th to the 16th century, Raja Man Singh built this fort in 1592 AD later “Raja Jai Sigh I” expanded and renovated Amer fort. The settlement at Amer founded by Raja Alan Singh, a ruler from the Chanda clan of Meenas in 967 CE. The Amer Fort, because it stands currently, built over the remnants of this earlier structure during the reign of Raja Man Singh, the Kachwaha King of Amer.  Even later, Amer Fort underwent enhancements and additions by serial rulers over ensuing one hundred fifty years, until the Kachwahas shifted their capital to Jaipur during the time of Sawai Jai Singh II, in 1727.

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Architecture

The Fort has four different parts, each part has a separate entrance. The main entrance to the fort through the ‘Suraj Pol’ or ‘Sun Gate’ which opens up into the main courtyard. Suraj Pol east-facing gate the main entrance to the palace. The ‘Jaleb Chowk’ one in each of the four courtyards of the Amer Palace. The ‘Sila Devi’ Temple is true at the doorway to the most palace grounds. The second courtyard famous for its ‘Diwan-i-Aam’ the ‘Sheesh Mahal’ and the ‘Sukh Mahal’ an attraction for tourist. A very famous attraction here that the ‘Magic Flower’, a fresco carved out of marble. The Amer Fort has influences of each Hindu and Muslim design.

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Nearby Tourist Attractions

  • Jaigarh Fort
  • Aravalli Hills
  • Vijay Garh
  • Jal Mahal
  • Nahargarh Fort

How to Reach

Amber Fort from Railway Station Situated around 12 kilometers away from the city of Jaipur, Amber Fort a bit further away from the other attractions in the city. The option to take a taxi or rent a car and drive till here always available. There are buses that take you to the bottom of the Amber Fort. These public buses take twenty minutes to begin from the Ajmeri Gate and MI road.

Take a magnificent elephant ride up to Amer Fort. Watching the sunset and Sound Show at the Amer Fort is a mesmerizing experience.

Map of Amer Fort

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