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The Jaigarh Fort can be visited on a tour of three forts. The other two are Amber Fort and Nahargarh Fort. It is very nice to look at an has an impressive wall that can be walked along.
The Jaigarh Fort is an opulent structure built in the early 18th century. Amer, the city in which the Jaigarh and the Amer fort are located, was ruled by the Kachawahas from the early 10th century.The Jaigarh Fort is a palatial structure perched on the 'Cheel ka teela' hills, much like a jewel on a crown. Designed by a talented architect called Vidhyadhar, the fort is a regal reminder of the city's affluent history and is named after Jai Singh II, the ruler who got it built.
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Above Amber Fort, Devisinghpura, Amer, Jaipur, Rajasthan 302001, India
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.