Amer Fort India – Jaipur
India – Jaipur
This is a fort located in the town of Amer in India and it is the principal attraction in the Jaipur region of the country. It covers four square kilometres and overlooks Maota Lake. The fort was originally built by the Meenas using marble and red sandstone. The fort includes Amer Palace which is located directly above the Hill of Eagles. The palace was home to the Rajput Maharajas and their families. There are four opulent levels in the palace and each of these levels has its own courtyard. On average, Amer Fort attracts 5,000 visitors per day. This attraction was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2013 as it is part of the Hill Forts of Rajasthan.