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The photo shows view of famous from Amer Fort (or also called “Amber Fort”) from Maota Lake. Amer Fort is located near Amer town just 11 km from Jaipur in beautiful Rajasthan state of India.

Amer Fort is set on a hill top overlooking Maota Lake. It was the original home of Rajput royalty until Jaipur city was constructed, and contains a number of breathtaking palaces, halls, gardens, and temples.

The fort entrance is reached by walking up the hill, going in a jeep, or taking a lurching elephant ride. The evening sound and light show, which brings alive the Fort's history, is impressive.

The Amer Fort was built by ‘Raja Shri Maan Singh JI Saheb’ (Maan Singh I) in 16th century. Man Singh, one of the first war chiefs or the trusted general of the Emperor Akbar.

Fort is known for its Indian Artistic Style, blending Hindu and Rajputs elements, it has the marvelous decoration influenced by both, the Hindu and Muslim manner of ornamentation.
Don’t miss it when are you in India.

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