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Looking down on history

By Ffynnoncadno  
An American tourist looking down from a balcony at one of the courtyards at The Amber Fort near Jaipur in Rajasthan, India.

Amer was once the capital of princely Jaipur state, and the fort the residence of its Rajput rulers. Maharaja Man Singh who led Mughal Emperor Akbar's army, commenced its construction in 1592 on the remains of an 11th-century fort. Successive rulers added to Amber Fort before moving the capital to Jaipur in 1727. The fort was declared a UNESCO World Heritage site in 2013, as part of a group of six hill forts in Rajasthan. Its architecture is a noteworthy fusion of Rajput (Hindu) and Mughal (Islamic) styles.

Tags: India Landscape and travel World heritage site Jaipur rajasthan Amber fort jaipur india India tourism

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pablophotographer 11 2.0k 429
2 Mar 2022 8:37PM
I think she's spotted you. Her facial expression is the jerk knee reaction which could be reads as: "What is this person looting at?" If you wave,she might wave you back
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