Amber Palace is one of the top tourist attractions of Jaipur. The palace is called a masterpiece of the architect with significant importance to Indian history. The Amber Fort has located on top of the Aravali hills of Pink city Jaipur and situated at a distance of 11 km from the main city. The Palace is also known as Amer Fort.
Jaipur is the first planned city in India. And is famous in the world for its colored gems. The city is the combination of the charm of ancient history with all its bonus of a metropolis. And is a bustling modern city that is centered with three regions of the golden triangle that includes Delhi, Agra, and Jaipur.
This palace is the representation of Rajasthani architecture and a must-visit palace while you are in India. Fort has different sections like the king’s quarters, the zenana(where the woman lived), temples and gardens, etc. The diwan-e-aam and sheesh mahal are the major attractions to see at the fort.
Why to explore the Fort
The palace is colored in pastel Ochre that looks stunning in the sunlight! The color is unique and seen rarely on forts and palaces. The fort is categorized under Hill Forts of Rajasthan and UNESCO World Heritage. Amer Fort represents the unique blend of Mughal and Rajput architecture. The Fort also has a unique and shining Sheesh Mahal, which is a Masterpiece of art. where the ceiling and walls of the Mahal are beautified with concave mirrors.
One of the mysteriously interesting parts of the Fort is the Water walk. The water walk takes advance booking since it is constructed by water walk experts in the fort. The walk is the most unique thing to experience in the Fort. Water walk gives a different perspective to the Life of Royal and importance. With this walk, one also gets to enter some section of the fort which can not be seen otherwise.
During Navratri thousands of Devotees come to visit the popular Shila Mata Temple that is inside the Fort.
The Amer Fort has mysterious Charm. It attracts not only tourists across India but also foreigners who come to see the Charm of Jaipur.
How to reach Amber Palace Jaipur
You can easily find buses here which will take you to the amber palace from Ajmeri gate and mi road, it takes around 40 minutes to reach there and can also hire a cab from anywhere in Jaipur to lie.
The location of the Palace is Devisinghpura, Amer, Jaipur India. You can easily find the location with online maps as well.
Amber Palace is about 13 km which is around 20 minutes northeast of Jaipur city center.
In Amber palace at the bottom of the fort, near Maota Lake here the visitors get to see the program about the history of the palace. And the timings of the show is different for two Hindi and English, with the essence of the sound and beautiful lightings, a popular showcase of the history of the fort using many special effects are exhibit here.
Timing of Amber Palace in Jaipur
In English and Hindi, time varies according to as follows:
Tourist season -October to February: English 6:30 pm and Hindi 7:30 pm. And the show timing in March to April: English 7:30 pm and Hindi 8 pm, May to September: English 7:30 pm and Hindi 8:30 pm.
Amer Fort is open daily from 8 am to 5.30 pm, the entrance of the fort is at the top where you can either walk uphill or ride on an elephant back. And if you want to choose other options, you can go by jeep or golf cart or take your vehicle.
There are some entry charges to the Amber palace
The entry fee for Indians is 100. And for foreigners, it’s 500. And visiting hours are 9;30am to 5 pm. If you want to avoid the heat, book your tour in October to March is the best to visit since the weather is pleasant during this season.
Amber Palace also has one pathway which joins it to Jaigarh fort where tourist can walk along with Ganesh pol or either can choose a golf cart for transportation.