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Amber Fort
Amber Fort or Amer Fort situated in Amer, 11 kilometers from Jaipur, Rajasthan state of India. It is one of the principal tourist attractions in the Jaipur. It is an old fort, built in 1592 by Raja Man Singh 1. The Amer Fort was built in red sandstone and marble and the Maotha Lake adds a certain charm to the entire Fort. Though the fort is quite old and may even look so from the outside, it is beautiful on the inside and boasts of various buildings of prominence like the 'Diwan-i-Aam', the 'Sheesh Mahal' and even the 'Sukh Mahal'. The Amer Fort has influences of both Hindu and Muslim architecture. This fort also has the 'Shila Devi' Temple and the 'Ganesh Pol' which is a gate that leads to the private palaces of the kings.With its large ramparts, series of gates and cobbled paths, the fort overlooks the Maota Lake, at its forefront.

The Palace is divided into four main sections each with its own entry gate and courtyard. Main entry is through the Suraj Pole (Sun Gate) which leads to Jaleb Chowk, the first main courtyard. This was the place where armies would hold victory parades with their war bounty on their return from battles, which were also witnessed by the Royal family's women folk through the latticed windows.This gate was built exclusively[clarification needed] and was provided with guards as it was the main entry into the palace. It faced east towards the rising sun, hence the name "Sun Gate". Royal cavalcades and dignitaries entered the palace through this gate.

This Fort allows you to slip into the married life that too in a splendid way. Located on the outskirts of Jaipur, this palace has an amazing appeal that woos soon-to-wed duos to take the vows at this lovely location. This imposing fort built with white marble and red sandstone has enough indoor and outdoor space to celebrate various marriage ceremonies with great fun and frolic. Also pronounced as Amer Fort this fort of yore has a timeless appeal that keep you enthralled. Situated along the Maotha Lake that add to its beauty, this fort is a proud host of various celebrity weddings.

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