Amer Fort which is also pronounced at Amber Fort is located 11 Km from Jaipur city. This fort is prime tourist attraction of Jaipur city and located at high on a hill. The town of Amer originally built by Meenas but later ruled by Raja Man Singh. Amer Fort is 11 km away from Jaipur and its major attraction of the town. Every year many tourists including foreigners come to Rajasthan specially to visit this place. The architecture, beauty and surroundings of this place are absolutely amazing. This fort truly shows the rich culture of our country and specially the Rajasthan state. If you ever planning to visit this place then make sure you have time about 3 to 4 hours to spend here else you won't enjoy much.
The most important thing is try to avoid this place in holidays else you will find heavy rush and it will take 1 hour to enter in the fort only. The traffic will also be very hectic during holidays as the roads are very narrow and less parking space. Rajasthan summer is at its peak always so try to avoid this place in summer also.
If you want to know more about Amer Fort than hire local guide (Approx 200 Rs.) or audio guide (Approx 150 Rs.) directly from the fort. You can also hire one guide in 2 to 3 small groups which is affordable.