is the community in India
, located some 20 km to the north-east from Jaipur
. The capital city New Delhi
is in 300 km to the north-east. The population of Amber is 90 people (as of 2012). Many people visit Amber to experience its palaces and royal residences.
Jaipur (IATA: JAI) is the nearest airport to Amber, situated just 30 km to the south-west.
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Amer palace (हिन्दी. आमेर, also spelled and pronounced as Amber palace) is located in Amer (a town with an area of Шаблон: Convert), Шаблон: Convert from Jaipur, Rajasthan state, India. It is one of the principal tourist attractions in the Jaipur area, located high on a hill. Amer Fort was built by Raja Man Singh I.
Amber Fort (Hindi अमेर किला, also known as Amer Fort) is located in Amber, 11 km from Jaipur, Rajasthan state, India. It was the ancient citadel of the ruling Kachhawa clan of Amber, before the capital was shifted to present day Jaipur. Amber Fort is known for its unique artistic style, blending both Hindu and Muslim (Mughal) elements, and its ornate and breathtaking artistic mastery.
Jaigarh Fort (Rajasthani/Hindi: जयगढ़ क़िला) 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, near Amber in Jaipur, Rajasthan, India. The fort was built by Jai Singh II in 1726 to protect the Amber Fort and its palace complex and was named after him.
Jal Mahal (meaning “Water Palace”) is a palace located in the middle of the Man Sagar Lake in Jaipur city, the capital of the state of Rajasthan, India. The palace and the lake around it were renovated and enlarged in the 18th century by Maharaja Jai Singh II of Amber.
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