Amer fort, one of the top attractions of Rajasthan. It is also one of the top tourist spots in Rajasthan. The Fort is located in a small town Amer, Rajasthan. It still stands for many historical events in Indian history. The small town is only 11 K.M away from Jaipur, the pink city of Rajasthan.
History of Amer Fort:
In the 16th century, the places were ruled by Rajputs. They were very strong and defying the Muslim invades. Mughals were becoming very strong, So he built the Amer Fort in the 16th century. Before the construction of the Fort, Amer was the capital city of Rajasthan Rulers. Therefore the town Amer was known as Dhundar and ruled by Kachhwahas. In the 16th century, the capital of Rajasthan moved from Amer to Jaipur. Then Raja Man Singh built a Fort in Amer, So the Fort is famous as Amer Palace. Here king’s heirs and princess lived and protect the people from the Fort.
Architecture of Amer Fort:
Mughals constructed many monuments with Red Stone. The red stone available in Rajasthan very widely, so the construction of Amer Fort also done with Red stone and Marbles. There also a Maotha lake before the Fort, which increasing the charming of Amer Fort. Inside of the Fort decorated with carving designs and archives. The palaces in the Fort are unique and bright with white Marble stone. We can see popular Sheesh mahal and Sukh mahal Diwan-i-Am. For worshiping Gods in the Palace, the Kings built Shila Devi Temple and Ganesh Temple inside of the Fort. Two Forts also constructed around the Amer Fort. They are Jaigarth Fort and Vijay Garh Forts. The view of these three forts is very magnificent to the viewers.
The Fort has been attracting many tourists from domestic and foreign countries. The visitors are enjoying by looking at the beautiful Fort and some are astonishing when they came to know the history of the Fort.