Amber Fort is a fort located in Amber, Rajasthan, India. This is a town with an area of 4 square kilometers (1.5 sq mi) located 11 kilometers (6.8 mi) from Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan. It is Located high on a hill, and it is the principal tourist attraction in Jaipur. The town of Amber was originally built by Meenas, and later it was ruled by Raja Man Singh I. This Fort is known for its artistic style elements with its large ramparts and series of gates and cobbled paths, the fort overlooks Maota Lake, which is the main source of water for the Amber Palace.
Hawa Mahal was built in 1799 and situated at Badi Choupad, Pink City of Jaipur. It has 953 windows on the outside walls. It is made of red and pink sandstone and it is built keeping in mind the decoration of other monuments of the city. Its color is a complete proof, of the symbol of the given name to Jaipur, “Pink City“. The honeycomb-shaped and beautifully carved windows allow a breeze to blow through the palace and make it a perfect summer palace. It was built as an extension to the City Palace. This Mahal was built for the royal women so that they can enjoy the everyday scene of the road and the royal procession.
The fort was extended during the reign of Sawai Ram Singh in 1868. In 1883-92, a range of palaces was built at Nahargarh by Dirgh Patel at a cost of nearly three and a half lakh rupees. The Madhavendra Bhawan, built by Sawai Madho Singh, had suites for the queens of Jaipur and at the head was a suite for the king himself. The rooms are linked by corridors and still have some delicate frescoes. It was also a hunting residence of the Maharajas.
Sariska National Park
Situated in the Alwar district of Rajasthan, “Sariska National Park”, is one of the important national parks in Rajasthan. Sariska was declared a wildlife reserve in 1955. The reserve was declared a wildlife sanctuary in 1958 and came under the “Project Tiger” as a Sariska tiger reserve in 1979. The total area of the sanctuary is about 800 km2. Sariska is also well known for its large population of Rhesus Monkeys, which are found in large numbers around Taal Vriksh.
Ranthambore National Park
Ranthambore is a national park in Sawai Madhopur, Northern India, covering 392 km². Ranthambore was established as the Sawai Madhopur Game Sanctuary in 1955 by the Government of India. It became a national park in 1980. This park is known for its large tiger population. The Indian government started Project Tiger in 1973 and allotted an area of 60 mi2 of the park as a tiger sanctuary. This area later expanded to become what is now the Ranthambhore National Park.