Photographer's Note

Let’s move from Europe to fascinating India which offering a bag of beautiful historical architectural sides.

The photo shows a view from Amer Fort (or also called “Amber Fort”) to Jaigarh Fort both located near Amer town just 11 km from Jaipur in beautiful Rajasthan state of India.

Jaigarh Fort is situated on the promontory called the Cheel ka Teela (Hill of Eagles) of the Aravalli range; it overlooks the Amber Fort and the Maota Lake. The fort was built by Jai Singh II in 1726 to protect the Amber Fort and its palace complex and was named after him.

The fort, rugged and similar in structural design to the Amber Fort, is also known as Victory Fort. It has a length of 3 km along the north-south direction and a width of 1 km. The fort features cannon named “Jaivana”, which was manufactured in the fort precincts and was then the world's largest cannon on wheels. Jaigarh Fort and Amber Fort are connected by subterranean passages and considered as one complex.

The best time to visit this unique historical place between December and March, a period with mild temperatures and plenty of sunshine with clear blue sky. Highly recommendable for visit, Rajasthan is offering many historical architectural jewels.

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Additional Photos by Miro Susta (mirosu) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1573 W: 0 N: 3418] (16295)
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