Amber Palace - 5 Things to Know Before Visiting
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About Amber Palace
Amber palace constructed by Raja Man Singh I in 1592 and completed by Sawai Jai Singh I is a fascinating hindu architecture. t was the ancient citadel of the ruling Kachhawa clan of Amber, before the capital was shifted in the plains to present day Jaipur.
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The fort was built by Jai Singh II in 1726 to protect the Amer Fort and its palace complex and was named after him. he fort features a cannon named "Jaivana"(Jaivana Cannon), which was manufactured in the fort precincts and was then the world's largest cannon on wheels.
2.34km from Amber Palace
Jal Mahal ("Water Palace") is a palace in the middle of the Man Sagar Lake in Jaipur city. The building is located near the shoreline of a lake with a maximum depth of 15 ft.he palace and the lake around it were renovated and enlarged in the 18th century by Maharaja Jai Singh II of Amber.
2.42km from Amber Palace
The gallery assembled with glorious life-like figures. Well, let’s get back on track. This incredible Indian-European architectural idea behind Nahargarh Fort has successfully installed its very first wax museum in Jaipur on 17th of December 2016. The museum that is installed at a heritage site is the first ever in the world. Although it has some drawbacks,
Kanak Vrindavan Park
2.45km from Amber Palace
Kanak vrindavan is a garden in Jaipur. It is built in a valley surrounded by Aravalli hills.
Man Sagar Lake
3.19km from Amber Palace
This is an artificial lake situated in Jaipur. It is named after Raja Man Singh. The Jalmahal is situated in the middle of the lake.
Gaitor Ki Chhatriyan
5.42km from Amber Palace
Near Nahargarh Fort, the walled funerary complex of Royal Gaitor contains the stately marble mausoleums (chhatris) of Jaipur’s ruling family. Maharajas Pratap Singh, Madho Singh II, and Jai Singh II, among others, are honored here. Jai Singh II has the most impressive marble cenotaph, with a dome supported by 20 carved pillars.
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What Visitors Say About Amber Palace
I am certain you can spend a whole day here just walking around and checking out all the details of the fort. There is so much to see. It is super crowded, maybe going early in the morning makes a difference.
Amer Fort is known for its artistic Hindu 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.