Amber Fort, Jaipur

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    Amber Fort Palace

    by yumiyun Written Apr 26, 2003

    Situated atop a hill 7 miles from city of Jaipur, the palace is protected from all sides. Built in 11th century, it served as capital of Kachhawahas until 1727 when Jai Singh moved the capital to the new city of Jaipur.

    The palace can be reached by riding elephant through narrow winding pathway to the top of the hill.

    Inside palace are richly decorated with mirror work, colored glass, carved marble, murals, mosaics, and stained glass windows. This is probably one of the most beautiful palace ever created.

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    Ambur Palace

    by Yso Written Feb 25, 2003

    Ambur Palace is a little way out of Jaipur. It's easy enough to organise a trip with a taxi driver to go there for the day. The palace is slowly being renovated, and it's setting is beatiful - up on a hill side in the middle of nowhere.
    Don't miss the Jai Mandir - a room whose ceiling is encrusted with hundreds of little mirros.
    On the way there you can also stop off and have a look at the Jal Mahal - summer palace - in the middle of a lake.

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    After visiting Hawamahal, the...

    by sandravdp Written Sep 7, 2002

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    After visiting Hawamahal, the citypalace and the palace on the mountain, you should go to another palace. Go to Amberfort. It's outside Jaipur (half our drive). You will love it. You can go by elephant to the top of a steep mountain. On the mountain is the Amberfort...Find out more about it in my TRAVELLOGUE.

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    Amber Fort

    by Jim_Eliason Updated Sep 14, 2013

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    Built by Rajaman Singh in 1592 under Akbar the great. It sit a few miles outside of Jaipur and was surrounded by a massive wall that also surrounded Jaipur.

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    AMER FORT III Night Illumination

    by goutammitra Written Dec 15, 2012

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    If you have time to spend, you must see the Light and Sound show at Amber Fort! It's a life time experience!

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    Sattais Katcheri

    by Willettsworld Written Oct 21, 2007

    This building is located behind the Diwan-i-Aam and features 27 (sattais) pillars. It was where the revenue records were written by scribes who sat to record revenue petitions.

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    Part VIII: Maota Lake View From Amber Fort

    by atufft Written May 17, 2007

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    The view of the Lake and surrounding areas are particularly spectacular. In Moata Lake is a pavilion, which we didn't visit.

    Maota Lake from Amber Fort Entrance to Amber Fort From the Top
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    Amber Fort

    by bonio Written Jan 2, 2007

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    Easy enough to find out the history, use your guide book, I'll not go into it here. It's an excellent place to visit, royal palaces, paintings and some incredible wall carvings to admire.

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    Amber Fort

    by tremendopunto Updated Aug 25, 2006

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    Amber is one of the top Fortresses of Rajasthan. Situated on the top of a mountain you can ride up on an elephant! Enjoy the halls with beautiful pillars, garden architecture and much more!

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    The Great Wall?

    by BluBluBlu Written Aug 16, 2005

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    This is either a shot from Amber...or was in that area... Ican't really remember...but I've always loved this photo!

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    Jaipur fort

    by Vija_v Written Jun 22, 2005

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    One of the most popular things what everyone is going to see in Jaipur is City Fort and Amber palace.
    Yes sure it was nice, but still i could think only about +40 degrees Celsius. :)

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    Jas Mandir at Ganesh Pol

    by NedHopkins Updated Feb 13, 2005

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    This is a view of a small part of the exquisitely sculpted marble that adorns the inside of Jas Mandir.

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    Behind the Ganesh Pol

    by NedHopkins Updated Feb 13, 2005

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    The several buildings and the garden behind the Ganesh Pol gateway are among the most lovely features of the Amber Fort.

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    Amber

    by Chin777 Written Jun 18, 2004

    Standing tall over a small hillock overlooking the Pink City of India, Amber Fort is the classic romantic Rajasthan fort-palace.

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  • Amber fort - part 3

    by stephenshephard Written Feb 29, 2004

    The view from the top of the fort is breathtaking. You can see all the courtyards and gardens, and for miles around the fort to old Amber and the walls snaking across the hills beyond.

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