Amber Fort Jaipur

Amber or Amer Fort is a fort in Amer city of Rajasthan. It is a city located close to the capital city Jaipur. It is one of the major tourist attractions in Jaipur standing high on top of a hill. The fort is built using red sandstone and marbles and is laid out on four levels with their own courtyards. There is a secret passageway to Jaigarh Fort from the Amber Fort that the royal family used it during the wars. Maota Lake lying adjacent to the fort is its major water source. The fort is a fine example of Hindu architecture with many fresco paintings, murals, intricate design works and statues. The fort is famous for its large ramparts and cobbled paths leading to a series of gates.

The fort predominantly built using red sandstone and white marble consists of many halls, temples and hallways. The major structures inside the complex are Diwan-i-Aam, Diwan-i-Khas, Sheesh Mahal and Sukh Niwas.


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