Amber Fort/Palace near JaipurYesterday in India ⋅ ☀️ 29 °C
Former palace and capital before moving to Jaipur due primarily to overcrowding of the surrounding town. The palace was begun in the 16th century.
The 1st pic looks at the fort from a distance. Next is the 1st courtyard for military drill and parades.. 3rd is the palace garden in the harem. 4th is a pavilion at the side of the harem where the women could look over and watch what was going on the in the audience chamber below. 5th is the audience chamber. The ceiling is filled with reflective surfaces that look like stars shining. Last is an example of how Hindu and Islamic art and architecture are combined in the building.Read more