Amer Fort - Monuments of Rajasthan
The 15th century fort in Jaipur built by Raja Man Singh is the pride of the Pink City, which you shall never afford to miss while touring in Rajasthan. Exhibiting the classic Indo-Islamic architecture, the fort derives its name from the prominent deity worshipped by the rulers of Rajasthan, Goddess Ambe.
Constructed as a Royal Residence, Amer fort is highly renowned among the global travelers for its uncompromised elegance, intricate paintings and magnificent carvings. The stunningly beautiful artworks and the engineering marvels dotted across this vast premise are the striking factors why everyone gets fascinated visiting Amer Fort.
Amer fort houses palatial residences, temples and other architectures kindling your interest to know more about the historic tradition and lifestyles of the Royal Rajputs. Sheesh Mahal is one such beauty inside this Amer Fort. Called as Mirror Palace, with mirror mosaics and multi-colored glasses transforming the building magically. Just lighting up a candle makes your heart skip a beat with its thousands of reflections all around, which is indeed unbelievable and you come to know the love of Rajputs for artistry and aesthetics !
Information for Tourist :
Plan to visit Rajasthan between September to February to enjoy the pleasant climate prevailing across Rajasthan.
You can take trekking activity to explore the hilly regions or try out some handworks in the handicraft shops in Amer town.
Travel more into the history attending the Light & Sound shows
Marvel the view of the region sitting on the back of the giant mammal inside the fort
Don’t forget to visit, Sukh Niwas, Jai Mandhir and Sheesh Mahal.