Amer Fort

Amer Fort

Amer Fort in Jaipur India - Get detailed information on Amer Fort like How To Reach, Where To Stay, Best Time To Visit, Amer Fort Photos, Reviews, Attraction & Activities
  • Jaipur
  • Rajasthan
  • India
India
#4
Amont Things to Do in Jaipur
  • Built year
    1592
  • Timings
    9 00 AM - 6 00 PM Light Show timings English 7 30 PM, Hindi 8 00 PM
  • Time Required
    3-4 hours
  • Entry Fee
    Indian National INR 25, Students INR 10, Foreign Nationals INR 200Elephant Ride for two at Amer Palace INR 900
  • Visit Duration
    2 to 3 hours

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Amer Fort, Jaipur Overview

Amer Fort in Jaipur India - Get detailed information on Amer Fort like How To Reach, Where To Stay, Best Time To Visit, Amer Fort Photos, Reviews, Attraction & Activities

About The Amer Fort

Located in Jaipur, Rajasthan, the Amer Fort, also known as Amber Fort, stands as an epitome of Rajputana grandeur. This magnificent fortress, built in the 16th century by Raja Man Singh I, reflects a blend of Hindu and Rajput architectural styles. Set against the picturesque Maota Lake, the fort is a captivating sight with its imposing walls, ornate palaces, and intricate craftsmanship.

 

Timings of Amer Fort

Amer Fort is open to visitors from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM. The fort is illuminated in the evenings, creating a mesmerizing ambiance, and visitors can explore its beauty until 9:00 PM.

 

Entry Fee of Amer Fort

The entry fee for Amer Fort varies for domestic and international tourists. For Indian nationals, the fee is around INR 100, while for foreign tourists, it's approximately INR 500.

 

Required Time and Restricted Items

Exploring Amer Fort usually takes around 2-3 hours. Visitors are not allowed to carry large bags or items that could potentially damage the historical structures.

 

Architecture of Amer Fort

The fort's architecture is a fusion of Rajputana, Mughal, and Hindu styles. Its palaces, courtyards, and intricate carvings showcase the opulence and skill of ancient craftsmen.

 

Best Time to Visit Amer Fort

The best time to visit is during the winter months, from October to March, when the weather is pleasant for sightseeing.

 

How to Reach Amer Fort

Visitors can reach Amer Fort by hiring taxis, auto-rickshaws, or taking local buses from Jaipur city. It's approximately 11 kilometers from Jaipur and easily accessible.

 

History of Amer Fort

Constructed in 1592, the Amer Fort served as the residence of the Rajput Maharajas and their families. Its strategic location provided protection against invaders, and it has witnessed several historical events.

 

Inside Amer Fort

Inside, visitors are awed by the Sheesh Mahal (Mirror Palace), Diwan-e-Khas (Hall of Private Audience), and the Sukh Niwas (Hall of Pleasure), each adorned with intricate designs and historical artifacts.

 

Amer Fort Traveling Tips

To make the most of your visit, consider hiring a local guide who can provide insights into the fort's history and architecture. Don't forget to carry water and wear comfortable footwear for exploring the expansive complex.

 

Hotels Near Amer Fort

Nearby accommodations include:

1): Jaipur Marriott Hotel

2): Fairmont Jaipur

3): ITC Rajputana

 

Nearby Tourist Spots of Amer Fort

Tourists often visit Nahargarh Fort, Jaigarh Fort, and the Jal Mahal (Water Palace) located in close proximity to Amer Fort, offering a comprehensive experience of Jaipur's rich history and architecture.

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