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Updated: Jul 13, 2019

Sukanya Hari

Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

As dusk descends over on the pink city of Jaipur.,the modernity and electric lights guide the way for Amer. The might  city have lost the vibrancy of the walls once painted pink as the walls have faded to a pastel coral. It has not lost its charm. 

Amer Fort,nestled in the rugged hills of Jaipur stands as an example of the magnificence and royalty Jaipur oh so known for. Amer Fort looks even more charming in the evening. Watching the sun set from the courtyard of the fort might even transport you to yet another world if only just for a few moments. It will beguile you first then leave you wanting to know more about the history of the majestic fort.

A few facts about the fort:

Amer fort was built with the red sandstone and marble. It is known for its melange of Rajput and Hindu style of architecture. It is laid out on four levels, each with a courtyard. It consists of the Diwan-e-Aam, or "Hall of Public Audience", the Diwan-e-Khas, or "Hall of Private Audience", the Sheesh Mahal (mirror palace), or Jai Mandir, and the Sukh Niwas where a cool climate is artificially created by winds that blow over a water cascade within the palace.

One of the main attraction in the fort is the fresco,which is  called “Magic Flower”. It has seven unique designs of fish tail, a lotus, a hooded cobra, an elephant trunk, a lion’s tail, a cob of corn and a scorpion. Keep an eye for this when you visit Amer Fort next!

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