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Amber Fort, Jaipur


Amber Fort was built by Raja Man Singh, Mirza Raja Jai Singh and Sawai Jai Singh in a period of about 200 years. It was the capital of the rulers of Kachchawaha for almost seven years before Jaipur came into existence.

The fort, which is located on the banks Mootha Lake, has palaces, pavilions, halls, temples and gardens. Elephant rides are available for the tourists so that they can enjoy the views of the palace from the top of the jumbo. There is a beautiful temple dedicated to the Hindu Goddess Shila Mata in the complex of the palace. Diwan-e-Aam, Sheesh Mahal, Ganesh Pole, Sukh Niwas, Jas Mandir, Dilaram Bagh and Mohan Bari are some of the other tourist attractions of Amber Fort.