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Address: Amber Fort | South Side of the Courtyard, Jaipur 302001, India
Phone Number: +91 141 253 0293
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It has a grand view to welcome you, lots of tourists here and there.A glimpse of the city from top is wonderful. Inside is a huge place to keep exploring for 2-3 hours. Had a... read more

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Nairobi, Kenya
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Nairobi, Kenya
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21 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

It has a grand view to welcome you, lots of tourists here and there.A glimpse of the city from top is wonderful. Inside is a huge place to keep exploring for 2-3 hours. Had a wonderful time there peeking into history.

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Waalwijk, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very impressive gateway at the fort. The detail and design is magnificent and will leave you mesmerized. But the best is yet to come...

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Malvern, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Elephant ride to the top and it has so many interesting features, also the views from the top are amazing.

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Delhi, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A must must visit if in Jaipur. This pol is as colourful and untouched as it was since 100s of years. Intricate carvings and colours are very gripping. Interestingly, all colours are natural vegetable colours.

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Bhubaneswar, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Though I loved the amber fort and part of it is the Ganesh Pol (meaning gate)... I feel it can't be branded as a separate attraction. The place has nice architecture. A guide would be useful.

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Whitstable, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Impressive entrance with a painting of Lord Ganesh above it. This and the surrounding decoration have survived well considering they are done in natural dyes.

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Thank Conrad N
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

What a grand entrance! Do not forget to hear the sound of main door. It makes elephant sound which was a sort of welcome gesture for Rajaji...

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

The construction of the Amber Fort was started in the 17th Century by Maharaja Mansingh, Mughal Emperor Akbar's most successful General, and, before the City Palace was constructed in Jaipur, Amber was the seat of power. This is reflected in much of the ornate and impressive construction of the Amber Fort, and none more so than in the Ganesh Pol... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Through the beautifully ornamented arches of "Ganesh Pol", the Rajputs Maharajahs would enter the royal quarters of "Amber Fort" (most commonly known as "Amber Palace"). This gateway was built between 1611 and 1667, and is a mix of Mughal and Rajput architectural styles. It honored the Mughal emperors and was dedicated to Lord Ganesh, the Hindu deity that "removes all... More 

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Siliguri, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

Ganesh pole is a fine portal covered with painting.It is built by Sawai Jai Singh.At the entrance to the temple, there is also a carving of Lord Ganesha, which is made out of a single piece of coral....

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