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Amer City in Jaipur

Amer City in Jaipur

Amer City, Jaipur
Location: Jaipur, Rajasthan
Founder: Raja Alan Singh Meena
Founded In: 9th Century
Nick Name: Amber
Official Site:

Something About Amer City in Jaipur

Amer city is also a tehsil in Jaipur District of Rajasthan State, India. Amer tehsil has total 193 villages with more than 5 lakh population. City is located few km away from Jaipur city and you can visit here by cycle and rental car. Amer is also known as Amber and it was founded by Raja Alan Meena in 967 AC.

Places to Visit in Amer City of Rajasthan

Amer Fort

View of Amber Fort Jaipur City in Rajasthan
Image By Ajay Shankar, (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Amer Fort is one of the finest forts in India and it was built by Meenas in the 9th century. This fort is in the list of UNESCO World Heritage Site.  Fort has also a lake with map of this fort and palaces.

Jaigarh Fort

Parking Lot at Jaigarh Fort in Jaipur City
Image By IM3847, (CC BY-SA 4.0)

Jaigarh fort is the cheel ka teela of the Aravalli range and it was built by Raja Jai Singh II in the 17th Century. This fort is located 10 km away from Jaipur city. It is also has the biggest cannon in the world.

How to Reach Amer City in Jaipur

By Airway

Jaipur International Airport is the nearest airport to reach Amer city and it is located 13 Km from this city. Another option is Indira Gandhi International Airport and it is located 234 Km from this city.

By Railway

Gandhinagar Railway Station is the closest railway station to reach this city and it is located 13 km from this city. Another option is Jaipur Junction and it is located 14 km from this city.

By Roadway

Amer city is located near NH 48, 248, & RJ SH 55. Bus, Taxi, & Train are always available from every city to reach here. You also take a rental car or bike to explore the Amer city in your own way.

Distance B/T Rajasthan Cities to Amer City

Cities in Rajasthan

Distance in Kms


134 Km


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192 Km


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198 Km


229 Km


359 Km


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