Know Indian History – Architectural Wonder – Monuments – Statics and Facts about – Amber Fort Jaipur Rajasthan

Amber fort located at road distance of just 11 KM from Pink city Jaipur is the true representation and reflection of majestic status of Royal Rajasthan. Amber / Amer fort is among the most visited and popular forts of Rajasthan.

One of the major tourist attraction of Jaipur, artistic style architect Amber fort was build by Raja Man Singh. Impressive elements of Amber fort are large ramparts, series of gates and cobbled paths.  In the internal area of the Amber fort, there are Diwan-e-Aam [red sandstone & Marble construction], Diwan-e-Khas, Sheesh Mahal [also famous as Jai Mandir] and the Sukh Niwas.

Raj Man Singh a general from Mughal army was belonging to the Kachwaha clan hence Amber fort constructed by him is one of most fascinating blend of Hindu and Mughal architecture. Construction work was started by Raja Man Singh in the year 1592 and was completed by Sawai Jai Singh.

History states that the place was a small structure under the control of Meena tribes of Rajasthan, Kachhawas took the control by defeating them and renovated the structure into one of most gorgeous fort. If we go by this history of Amer fort will be so old as 7 centuries.

Do remember Amber / Amer fort is among the not to miss attraction on the Jaipur Tour.


Vital Tourist Information : Amber Fort [Amer Fort]

Location :
Located on a small beautiful hill at road distance of hardly 11 KM from the city heart of Pink City Jaipur.

Near By City : Jaipur

State : Rajasthan [India]

Region : Central India

Best Time to Visit :
Best time to visit Amber Fort Jaipur is any time during the months from October to March as climatic conditions are tourism favoring during these days.

Spoken Languages : Rajasthani [Marwari] - Hindi - English

Interesting Information :
Shila Mata Temple or the Kali Temple is one of the major tourist attraction with the four walls of Amber or Amer fort. Goddes Kali is family deity of the Kachhawaha Rajput Kings. The Black Idol established here at this temple was constructed by artists from the East Bengal.

Travel Tips :
Tourist Spots around Pink City Jaipur - Rajasthan
Not to Miss Tourist Spots : Amber Fort - City Palace - Hawa Mahal - Jantar Mantar - Jaygad Fort - Birla Mandir Temple
Jaipur Special
forget about calorie calculations while in Jaipur as high amount of Ghee [vegetable oil] and butter is involved in most of delicious cuisines offered by city. Besan Ka Gatta , Chakke Ki Sabji , Dahi Vada , Dal-Bati Churma , Jodhpur Ki Rabari, Ker Sangri , Mawa Kachori and Pyaaz Ki Kachauri are some of the most famous dishes.

How To Reach : Amber Fort Jaipur

Basic Travel Info :
From Jaipur city buses are available for reaching Amber fort. Taxi / hired tourist vehicles are also available.

By Train :
Jaipur is among selective travel destinations covered by luxury train travel [Palace on Wheel]. Less expansive option of super fast trains is also available for getting here.

By Bus / Road :
Jaipur has a very effective accessibility by road travel. Luxury buses and taxies are available from Delhi, Agra and cities of Rajasthan state for reaching Jaipur.

Air Travel / Nearest Airport :
Sanganer airport [less than 15 km from city heart] serves as the air terminus of Jaipur city and receive daily, regular domestic flights and few international flights.