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Amber Fort

Amber Fort, Jaipur

Amber Fort is a fort located in Amer, Rajasthan, India. The fort is also popularly known as The Amer Palace. It is the residence of the Rajput Maharajas and their families. At the entrance to palace near the Fort known for artistic style statements. The large ramparts and series of gates along with cobbled paths and the main source of water is Maota lake for Amer Palace. The Red Sandstone and Marble which looks attractive along with opulent palace is laid out on the four levels and it consists of the Diwan-I-Aam which is called the Hall of Public audience. The hall of private audience or the sheesh mahal which is also called Jai Mandir or the Sukh Niwas where one can enjoy a cool climate.

The palace along with Jaigarh Fort is located which is immediately above the Cheel Ka tilla and one could wonder how such big marble and sandstone slabs could have reached so it was with the help of Elephants which is understood as till date the Elephants carry the enthusiasts to the top and then back to the city. The Amer Fort has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage site and is a part of the group hill forts of Rajasthan.

Amer Fort or Amber Fort is situated in Amer town which is exact 11 kilometers distance from Jaipur city. This fort was built by Raja Man Singh I in 1592. This is open to visit general public and its condition is very good. This fort built by Marble and red stone. Now, this fort is listed at UNESCO world heritage site from 2013. Around this fort has Aravalli hills range which extended up to Delhi city. It is a highly visited fort of the Jaipur area.

Nearest other tourist attractions: Jaigarh Fort, Jal Mahal, Nahargarh Fort, Anokhi Museum, Hawa Mahal, City Palace.

Nearest Accommodations: Hotel Amer View (090242 77334), KK Royal Hotel & Convention Centre (0141 405 5000), mosaic's guesthouse (0141 253 0031), Hotel Lake Palace (0141 267 2756), Royal View Hotel (011 6555 4215), Hotel Malak Mahal (0141 263 2266), Hotel Royal Sanj (0141 267 1025), Hotel Hariyana Palace (093513 06060).

Weather Temperature:-

Months Temp. Jan Feb March April May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Average Low (℃) 8.4 10.8 16.0 21.8 25.9 27.4 25.8 24.7 23.2 19.4 13.8 9.2
Average High (℃) 22.4 25.0 31.0 37.1 40.3 39.3 34.1 32.4 33.8 33.6 29.2 24.4

Visit Information:-

Location: Amer Town (Near of Jaipur)

Address: Devisinghpura, Amer, Jaipur, Rajasthan 302001.

UNESCO World Heritage Site Listed: from 2013.

Contact Number: 0141 253 0293

Open: Every Days

Vehicle Parking Available: Paid

Visit Timings: 8:30 am to 6:00 pm

Amber Fort Entry Fee (Ticket Price):

Rs.20: Adult (Indian)

Rs.100: Adult (foreigner)

Amber Fort Elephant Ride Cost (Price):

Rs.1000: Two People

Riding Time Period: 20 to 30 Minutes

Amber Fort Light & Sound Show Timings

6:30 pm (English)/ 7:30 pm (Hindi) : October to February

7:00 pm (English)/ 8:00 pm (Hindi) : March to April

7:30 pm (English)/ 8:30 pm (Hindi) : May to September

Amber Fort Light & Sound Show Ticket Price

Rs. 295.00: Per Person (English/ Hindi)

Distance From:-

Jaipur Railway Station: 14.3 KM

Jaipur Airport: 19.7 KM

IGI Delhi Airport: 234.7 KM