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Top Choice Fort in Amber

Amber Fort

This magnificent fort comprises an extensive palace complex, built from pale yellow and pink sandstone, and white marble, and is divided into four main sections, each with its own courtyard. It is possible to visit …
Museum in Amber

Anokhi Museum of Hand Printing

This interesting museum in a restored haveli documents the art of hand-block printing, from old traditions to contemporary design. You can watch masters carve unbelievably intricate wooden printing blocks and even h…
Fort in Amber


A scrubby green hill rises above Amber and is topped by the imposing Jaigarh, built in 1726 by Jai Singh. The stern fort, punctuated by whimsical-hatted lookout towers, was never captured and has survived intact thr…
Historic Site in Abhaneri

Chand Baori

Chand Baori is one of Rajasthan's most spectacular step-wells. With around 11 visible levels (depending on groundwater level) of zigzagging steps, this 10th-century baori is an incredible geometric wonder. Flanking …
Art in Amber

Gallery Artchill

Artchill displays some excellent contemporary artists, many of which are based in Rajasthan. The gallery is found as you exit Amber Fort. The collection, not exclusively, but mostly, paintings, changes regularly and…
Factory in Sanganer & Bagru

Salim’s Paper

Salim’s Paper is the largest handmade paper factory in India. The paper is made from fabric scraps, and often decorated with petals or leaves. The 200 or so employees produce 40,000 sheets a day, which is exported a…
Outdoor Cinema in Amber

Amber Sound & Light Show

This history lesson with a little drama takes place below the fort in the Kesar Kiyari complex near Maota Lake.