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  • Address: Jaipur, India
  • Hours: Open daily: 9am - 5pm
  • Admission: Indians: Rs 15; Foreigners: Rs 20
While Jaipur’s Amber Fort more closely resembles a palace, Jaigarh Fort is a military fortress in the true sense of the word. The fort and its walls winding along the cliffs was built in 1726 to protect the Amber Fort below. Since the fort was never captured, it remains one of the best-preserved fortresses from medieval India.

Climb to the top of the Diwa Burj watchtower for sweeping views of the Amber Fort and the surrounding city. If time permits, explore some of the many temples built within the fort grounds, some of them dating back to before the fort’s construction. The fortress grounds contain the world’s largest cannon on wheels called Jaivana. The 20-foot (6-meter) and 50-ton cannon was only fired once, and it took 220 pounds (100 kilograms) of gun powder to do it.

To save time traveling to and from Jaipur proper, combine your Jaigarh and Amber Fort visits. Either make the 20-minute climb on foot or hire a taxi outside Amber Fort. Be wary of the sizable monkey population within the fortress grounds.

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Jaipur Sightseeing Day Tour, Jaipur, null
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Jaipur Sightseeing Day Tour

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Location: Jaipur, India
Duration: 9 hours (approx.)

From USD $145.00
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Duration: 16 hours (approx.)

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Book this hassle-free 18-hour tour that includes a round-trip flight from Mumbai to one of the most colorful cities in India, Jaipur, also famously known as ...  Read more

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Private Tour of Jaipur Forts and Beyond, Jaipur, Day Trips
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Private Tour of Jaipur Forts and Beyond

Enjoy a full-day tour exploring the majestic forts and other remarkable sites of Jaipur. In the morning, a private car with chauffeur and knowledgeable guide ...  Read more

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Duration: 8 hours (approx.)

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Private Tour: Half-Day Jaipur City Tour of Amber Fort with Jeep Ride

Amber Palace is located in Amer, a town located high on a hill originally built by Meenas and later it was ruled by Raja Man Singh. At Amer Fort you will see ...  Read more

Location: Jaipur, India
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

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Private Jaipur Sightseeing Full-Day Tour

Book this private 8-hour Jaipur sightseeing tour that takes you to explore some of the most popular attractions in Jaipur including the Amber Fort, Jaigarh ...  Read more

Location: Jaipur, India
Duration: 8 hours (approx.)

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Private Self-Guided Jeep Tour of Jaigarh Fort And Nahargarh Fort

Enjoy this open-air or airconditioned jeep ride to two of the city's beautiful forts on this 8-hour private tour. Visit Jaigarh Fort where you can enjoy a ...  Read more

Location: Jaipur, India
Duration: 8 hours (approx.)

From USD $61.00
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