Ideal Time: 3-4 hours
In the Pink City of Jaipur, cradled on the top of the Aravali Hill lies the Amer Fort. An architectural masterpiece and with significant reference in Indian history, it is visited by over five thousand tourists daily. Only eleven kilometres away from the capital city of Jaipur, Amer Fort is clad in pink and yellow sandstone and is a part of an extensive complex. The Fort gives a mesmerizing view from the bottom of the hill when it is illuminated every evening. Built by one of the most trusted generals of Akbar, Man Singh who had a huge impact on the Indian politics and society in the sixteenth century; Amer Fort is a paradise for photography lovers and history buffs. Amer Fort is also referred to as 'Amber Fort' by the locals and tourists alike.
The Amer Fort through its large ramparts and several gateways and paved paths overlooks the Maotha Lake. Amer is a small town with an area hardly over four square kilometres, it once served as a capital city of Rajasthan and is one of a prominent tourist attraction today with visitors coming from all over the globe. You have an option of visiting the fort on elephant-back or if you are feeling a little more adventurous, hike all the way to the top. Amer Fort and Jaigarh Fort, both located atop the hill called 'Cheel ka Teela', are a part of a single complex. They are also connected through an underground passage meant to act as an escape route during emergencies.
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