Feb 21, 2014 11:35 AM EST
Amer Fort (Amber Fort) is located in Amer (a town with an area of 4 square kilometres (1.5 sq mi)), 11 kilometres (6.8 mi) 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. Amer Fort is known for its artistic style of Hindu elements. With its large ramparts, series of gates and cobbled paths, the fort overlooks the Maota Lake, at its forefront. Amber or Amer Fort's name is derived from Amba, the Mother Goddess. Enjoy these 50 awe inspiring photos of Amer Fort.