Amer fort is one of the famous places in Jaipur. Amer fort is also called as Amber fort. Amer fort is situated in Amer, a small town, 11km from Jaipur. Amer fort was built by Raja Man Singh 1. Amer fort is mainly famous for its gates,Maota Lake, serpentine staircases. In Amer fort you can see the reflection of Hindu style in its elements. There is one temple, Silva Devi, which was given to Raja Man Singh for his victory. You will find the 'Suraj Pol'or Sun gate at the entrace of Amer fort, which opens up into the main courtyard. 'Ganesh Gate' is mainly famous for its carvings and minute detailing. This gate is named after HinduGod, Ganesh .You can enjoy Elephant rides in narrow passages through the 'Sun Gate' 'Sheesh Mahal' and Diwan-i-Aam adds beauty to Amer fort.Both of these palaces are build in red sandstone and marble. There are many tourist places nearby like Jaighar Fort, Aravalli Hills, Vijay Garh, NaharGarh. So you can easily take a tour of these places while visiting Amerfort.