Glorious Amer Fort at Jaipur, India

~ Swati Sharma

Pronounced as ‘Amer’, Raja Man Singh built it in the16th century.

Amer fort, Jaipur, Rajasthan Tourism, India

It is an amazing blend of Hindu and Mughal architecture.

Entrance to Amer fort, Rajasthan, India

The palace is made from marble and precious stones, richly decorated with intricate stonemason works and paintings.

Courtyard of Amer fort, Jaipur, India

Truly royal…

Carving and inlay work at Amber fort, Rajasthan

A part of the ceiling.

Ceiling art, Archtiecture and design of Amber fort, Rajasthan, India

The garden has a typical design and you can see the layout plan on the door below.

Royal garden landscape idea, Amer fort, Jaipur, India

The layout design of the garden

Layout and map of royal garden at Amer fort, Garden Landscape idea

Amber fort garden

Sheesh Mahal, a beautiful hall of mirrors…

Inlaid mirrors at Amer fort

The mirrors  are so artistically set on the walls and the ceiling that even a tiny ray of light gets reflected in them and illumines the hall dazzlingly.

Hall of mirrors at Amer fort, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

In those days a single diya would be enough as the light reflected into thousands of tiny pieces of the mirrors.

Geometrical wall art, Amber fort, India

Indian royal wall art

Royal palace, India

Amber fort hall of mirrors, Indian interior design and architechture

A part of the palace is divided into nine parts as the king had nine queens.

Wall painting and balcony, Amer fort jaipur

Each queen’s area was divided with a high wall.

Queens palace, Amber fort, India

Royal home, India

sixteenth century fort of India, Amer, Rajasthan

Exterior wall art, Jaipur

The well ventilated ramp to reach the top floor…

Ventilation design in medieval Indian fort

Map: Amer Fort, Jaipur, rajasthan, India

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