Fort Amber ,Jaipur ,Rajasthan


A major attraction for all visitors to Jaipur is about 11 km north

of the town,  Fort Amber (pronounced Amer!). Here was seven

centuries the capital of the Kachchwaha’s. On the top of a

mountain ridge above the valley, the huge palace perched with

the much older Jaigarh Fort. It reflects in the waters of the picturesque

Maoto Sagar lake which is at the feet of the mountain.

The palace is open to the public and is visited by tourists , the upper

part of the fortress is used by the military and houses a small museum

with the largest cannon on wheels.

The Amber Fort is named after the goddess Amba Mata, Mother Earth.

On the way from the city of Jaipur to Amber, you pass another famous buildings:

The Jal Mahal is a palace from the 18th century. It is located in the Mansagar lake

which is…

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