Amer Fort Jaipur - Tourism Monuments Place in Rajasthan

Amer Fort  Jaipur: Monument History

Amer Fort (Amber Fort) is built by Raja Alan Singh, a ruler from the Chanda clan of Meenas in 967 CE. The Amer Fort located at Amer, Rajasthan, 11 kilometers away from Pink City Jaipur, Capital Of Rajasthan. The town of Amer and the Amber Fort were originally built by the Meenas, and later it was ruled by Raja Man Singh I. Amer Fort is Located high on a hill, it is the principal tourist attraction in Jaipur. Amer Fort is known for its artistic style elements. With its large ramparts and series of gates and cobbled paths, the fort overlooks Maota Lake, which is the main source of water for the Amer Palace.

The Amer Fort, as it stands now, was renovated over the remnants of this earlier structure by Raja Man Singh, the Kachwaha King of Amer. The structure was fully expanded by his son and descendant, Raja Jai Singh I. Even later, Amer Fort continuously underwent improvements by successive rulers over the next 150 years, until the Kachwahas shifted their capital to Jaipur during the time of Sawai Jai Singh II, in 1727.


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