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Sumit_2003 April 01, 2015
What a magnificent structure.
 
Travelint April 01, 2015
Where is this? Nice photo!
Sumit_2003 April 02, 2015
This is Amer Fort and this is at Jaipur,Rajasthan,India.
 
athipsaungsomboon April 01, 2015
A lovely B/W photo. Very clear with beautiful tone.
Sumit_2003 April 02, 2015
Athipsaungsomboon thanks for liking my image.

Amer Fort

Amber Fort was built by Raja Man Singh I.Amber Fort is known for its artistic style, blending both Hindu and Rajput elements. With its large ramparts, series of...
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Amber Fort was built by Raja Man Singh I.Amber Fort is known for its artistic style, blending both Hindu and Rajput elements. With its large ramparts, series of gates and cobbled paths, the fort overlooks the Maota Lake, at its forefront.

The Amber Fort was built by ‘Raja Shri Maan Singh JI Saheb’ (Maan Singh I) (December 21, 1550 – July 6, 1614) in 16th century. Man Singh, one of the first war chiefs or the trusted general of the Emperor Akbar. Akbar included him among the ‘Navaratnas’, or the 9 (nava) gems (ratna) of the royal court. Man Singh began the construction of a fortress-palace of white and red sandstone i.e. Amber Fort in 1592. He was the Kacchwaha (Rajput) of King of Amber, a state later known as Jaipur.
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