Amer Fort (Rajasthan) Information:

Aamer Durg (also known as Aamer’s Fort) is a hill fort situated on a high hill in the Amer region of Rajasthan, the capital of Rajasthan state of India. This is the principal tourist attraction of Jaipur city. Aamer’s town was originally settled by the local Means, at which time the Kachwaha Rajput Man Singh Singh ruled and constructed this fort. This fort and palace are also known for its artistic pure Hindu architectural elements. This fort filled with vast ramparts, door chains and paths made of stone seem to be looking at the Mavatha Sarovar, right below the hill.

Amer Fort History:

Aamer was originally founded by King Alan Singh of Chandra dynasty in the Meena of Rajasthan in 967 AD. The present Amer Durg which is seen on the remains of the old fort under the rule of Amer Kutchwah King Mansingh of Amer. Manswant’s Banwaiya Mahal was well-expanded by his descendant Jai Singh I. In the next 150 years, many reforms and spreads were carried out in Amard Durg by Kachwaha Rajput kings and finally, in 1727, during the reign of Sawai Jai Singh II, they transferred their capital to the city of Navratri, Jaipur.

Quick Info About Amer Fort:

Place Jaipur, Rajasthan (India)
Established 1558-1592
Type Fort and Palace
Built By Man Singh I

Important Facts about Amer Fort:

  1. Amer Fort was built on a high hill by King Man Singh.
  2. This fort has made by red stone and the corridor of this fort is made by white marble.
  3. Amer fort situated at a distance of 11 km from Jaipur, the Aamer Fort was the capital of the Kachwah Rajputa, but after the formation of Jaipur, Jaipur became its capital.
  4. Amer valley is called the valley of flowers. As soon as entering the valley, the ramparts of the huge fort, its dome, turret and entrance are visible from far away. The mountain on which Amer Durg is located is a beautiful lake in front of it. It is called Maawtha Sarovar.
  5. There is a temple of Kachwaha’s king goddess Sheela Mata in front of the fort.
  6. Recently, according to a survey done by the Department of Archeology, 5000 tourists visit the fort every day, and according to them there have been more than 1.4 million tourists till 2007.
  7. In 2013, along with Amber Fort in the 37th World Heritage Meeting held in Fonn Penh in Colombia, five more forts of Rajasthan were included in the UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  8. Another attraction of the palace is the Ganesh Gate, decorated with ancient artifacts and shapes.
  9. There is also a 2-kilometer secret path between the fort of Jaigad and Amer Fort. Tourists can go from one fort to another fort via this route.
  10. Sun Gate is the main gate which leads to the first courtyard of the fort called the “Jaleb Chowk”. The gate is made such that it faces the sun and hence the name.
List of Indian States, and information like their capital, language of state and year of establishment.
StatesCapitalLanguagesYear of Establishment
Andhra PradeshHyderabadTelugu and Urdu1951
Arunachal PradeshItanagerMiji, Apotanji, Merdukpen, Tagin,Adi, Honpa, Bangini-Nishi1972
GoaPanajiMarathi and Konkani1961
Himachal Pradesh
ShimlaHindi and Pahari1948
AizawlMizo and English1972
Jammu & Kashmir

Srinagar (Summer),Jammu (Winter) Kashmiri,Dogri, Urdu, Ladakhi,Pahari,Punjabi and Dadri1948
Madhya PradeshBhopalHindi1956
MeghalayaShillongKhasi, Jaintia and Garo1970
KohimaAo, Konyak, Angami, Sema and Lotha1963
RajasthanJaipurRajasthani and Hindi1948
SikkimGangtokBhutia, Hindi, Nepali, Lepcha, Limbu1975
Tamil NaduChennaiTamil1688
TripuraAgartalaBengali, Tripuri, Manipuri, Kakborak1956
Uttar PradeshLucknowHindi1937
UttarakhandDehra DunHindi2000
West BengalCalcuttaBengali1947
Union territories:
Andaman & Nicobar1956
National Capital Territory of Delhi2001
Dadra and Nagar Haveli1941
Daman and Diu1987
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