Amber Fort, Jaipur
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Amber Fort

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    • Entry: Paid
    • Not Allowed: Pets
    • Timings - Opening & Closing: Monday - Friday: 9.00 AM - 4.30 PM , Saturday: 9.00 AM - 4.30 PM , Sunday: 9.00 AM - 4.30 PM , Public Holidays: 9.00 AM - 4.30 PM

Amber Fort, also known as Amber Palace, is said to have played a key role in the history of Medieval India. This fort depicts true royal lifestyle of the Rajputs, who are known for their decadent, radical and volatile behaviour. The Amber Palace is a perfect fusion of Hindu and Muslim architecture.

The Amber Fort was constructed during the 15th century by Raja Man Singh, who was the renowned Rajput commander in the army of Mughal ruler Akbar. It also has large gateways, stairways, beautiful palaces, courts and pillared pavilions. The fort is also known for Sheesh Mahal, Jas Mandir, Jali Screens and other important temples.

Mughal style gardens, called Dil-e-Aaram and Diwan-e-Aam, are also present inside the Amber Fort. This fort can be reached on elephants that are available from the main city of Jaipur. Tourists can also travel to this beautiful Rajput Fort through auto rickshaws and taxis.
 

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  • Best Time:  During Day
  • Length of visit:  2-3hrs
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Rizwanuddin Rafiq

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  • Rizwanuddin Rafiq
  • Lives in Bhopal
  • 4072 photos
  • 662 Reviews
  •  10584 helpful votes
  •  169898 readers
  • Posted 3 months ago
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  • 294

Manish kumar Saini

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  • Manish kumar Saini
  • Lives in Jaipur
  • 78 photos
  • 15 Reviews
  •  171 helpful votes
  •  222 readers
  • Posted 3 weeks ago
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7/7
  • 221

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Nur alam

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  • Nur alam
  • 4 Reviews
  •  428 readers

"The become of the history" new review

  • 7.0/7
  • Posted 2 weeks ago
The beauty of a fort can only tell us who ruled here.

We reached in afternoon. The light became colourful. In the evening the fort became as if the queen started her night journey through dark jungle. The inner portion of the fort is marvellous.

The sheesh Mahal, the bhulbhulaiya are great. After all from this fort, the nature can be observed clearly.
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Mukesh Sagar

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  • Mukesh Sagar
  • Lives in Mumbai
  • 474 photos
  • 78 Reviews
  •  62 helpful votes
  •  40469 readers

"One of the must visit place in Jaipur" new review

  • 5.0/7
  • Posted 2 weeks ago
Amber Fort is one of the key places to be visited in Jaipur. There are two entry points to this fort. One is Sun Gate through which elephant and people enter walking. The other is Moon gate from which people coming by car enter.

The fort is huge it has got four squares at different levels. Each Square has its own significance. The same is as under:

1) First Square was for Soldiers.

2) Second Square was for the king and its guest it was call Deewan e Khaas.

3) Third Square is for the Queens, there is a sheesh Mahala there and a garden next to it.

4) Fourth Square was for the King. He had 12 Queens and there was a different entrance to enter room of each queen.

There is a temple of Ambe Mata inside the fort which has its own significance in history. Visit the place in order to understand that.

They also conduct light and sound show in the night, showing history of the fort. The show is demonstrated in two language one in English following by other in Hindi. Each show is of around 30 minutes duration.

The Hindi Show is narrated in voice of the great star Amitabh Bachchan and may be that is the reason the cost of tickets is so high. Otherwise I did not find that show as great.
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Dipali maiti

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  • Dipali maiti
  • 2 Reviews
  •  27 readers

"Amber fort" new review

  • 4.0/7
  • Posted 3 weeks ago
Very old fort but architecture of the fort is fabulous attractive like sismahal, dewin I am, dawin I khash and also living room of king and queen is very good. But location of the fort is hilltop. Old age person will not reach easily. Jeep available but very costly for a person
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Kadambari Harsora

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  • Kadambari Harsora
  • Lives in Mumbai
  • 3 Reviews
  •  1 helpful vote
  •  96 readers

"Must visit while in Jaipur"

  • 7.0/7
  • Posted 1 month ago
A perfect place to visit for the History and Architecture lovers. I can have a Royal entry on an Elephant ride. Next have a fascinating your of the Royal enchanting Halls, Gardens, Art and Culture, and much more which can't be explained in words. The most important part is the light and sound show after sunset in the Voice of Mr Bachchan, very remarkable. Had a great time and will be always cherished in memories.
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Subhash chander tandon

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  • Subhash chander tandon
  • 4 Reviews
  •  80 readers

"Amber Fort"

  • 6.0/7
  • Posted 1 month ago
Amber Fort gives you a glimpse of glorious past of Jaipur royalty. Intricate carvings on pillars and walls of various buildings attract your attention. Lifestyle of royals is very well portrayed in Amber Fort.
Amber Fort is a must for every visitor interested in culture of Rajasthan.
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Aniket Sharma

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  • Aniket Sharma
  • Lives in Jaipur
  • 43 photos
  • 56 Reviews
  •  1818 readers

"Renovated American Fort enlightens up after sunset"

  • 6.0/7
  • Posted 2 months ago
I've been visiting the fort since my childhood being a localite in the city of Jaipur. But recently, the government of Rajasthan, India had initiated the tourism for Amer fort in the night hours as well. Knowing this lately, I couldn't afford delaying to adore this beautiful & mesmerising fort. I must say that the fort looks even more beautiful under the effect of colorful artificial lightening under the moon & starry night sky. No doubt, Amer fort is on a way to become the prime & major attraction spot of Jaipur (on the charts)
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Nikhil Jain

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  • Nikhil Jain
  • Lives in Mumbai
  • 17 photos
  • 7 Reviews
  •  2 helpful votes
  •  2048 readers

"Excellent Place for Spending Evenings in Jaipur"

  • 6.0/7
  • Posted 2 months ago
I have been to this place once and I plan to visit once more to see this at tge right time of a day, ie the evening moment to night when the whole view of city is so beautiful and nice. Though the place has lots of irritating v
Hawkers but it still hold its beauty. Do visit atleast once if you are at c
All coming to Jaipur.
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Venkata subhan balaraman

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  • Venkata subhan balaraman
  • 5 Reviews
  •  210 readers

"Must places to see is amber fort in Jaipur"

  • 5.0/7
  • Posted 2 months ago
Nice place to visit. Its on the hills and so there is a separate jeep drive to that place. Buses and other vehicles not allowed there. We have to walk a lot to cover for sightseeing entire fort. Must place to watch in Jaipur since few other places mentioned top in the list are not so attractive and not well maintained.
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Pratik shah

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  • Pratik shah
  • 2 Reviews
  •  127 readers

"Mesmerising Amber Fort"

  • 7.0/7
  • Posted 2 months ago
Away from the hustle bustle of the pink city is the Mesmerising Amber Fort. A half hour walk would take you to the main area from the taxi drop. A mixture of Rajput and Maugham Art this Fort offers you everything you want in a Fort. The exquisitely built Diwan e aam would mesmerise you. The main attraction is the Diwan e khaas which is made up small mirrors specially imported from Belgium also known as the Sheesh Mahala. Very planned Fort for strategic safety. If you are in Jaipur this is a place you just CANNOT AFFORD TO MISS OUT.
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Sushil kale

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  • Sushil kale
  • 3 Reviews
  •  238 readers

"Excellent"

  • 7.0/7
  • Posted 2 months ago
Excellent structure. Excellent design .. You will become fan of it ... Mind blowing design ... Worth visiting ... You can directly go to Jaigad fort from a tunnel way in 40min. Amazing tunnel way ... A life time experience ... Audio guide is available here ...
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