A city known for its vibrant colours, narrow streets bustling with life and to top it all, the city’s historic monuments that boast of its glorious past, chivalry and valour of Rajput kings – welcome to the historic city of ‘Jaipur’. Also known as the ‘Pink City’ owing to its structures built in pink sandstone, the charisma of this cultural city of India continues to lure travellers, history buffs and researchers from different corners of the world. With its array of monuments soaked in the glory of opulence and grandeur of the Rajput rulers, Jaipur offers a spectacular journey in its rich past. Let us uncover some of its best places and attractions on this memorable journey.
A wonder shining on the hills of the Aravalli, Amber Fort is located at a distance of 11 km from Jaipur. The fort has earned a place in the list of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of India.
The Amber Fort stands perched atop a cliff beside the Jaipur Delhi Highway. The architecture is a fine blend of the Mughal and Rajput schools of architecture, beautifully combining white marble and redstone.The sturdy ramparts and the lovely palaces make Amber Fort one of the prime attractions of the state.
|AMBER FORT, JAIPUR - ENTRY FEE, TIMING, ADDRESS, OFFICIAL WEBSITE|
|Address||Delhi Road, Amber City 11km, Jaipur, Rajasthan - 302001|
|Entry Fee||Rs. 100 per person for Indians
Rs. 500 per person for foreign tourists
Rs. 10 per person for Indian students
Rs. 100 per person for foreign students
|Timing||8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Light Shows (7.00 PM to 9.00 PM)
|Phone No (Official)||+91-141-2530293|
|The Lalit Jaipur, to Amber Fort distance||20.4 km|