Amber is generally pronounced as Amer. It is situated about 10 km away from Jaipur. It was governed by Kachawaha rulers and also was the capital of old Dhundar state of Jaipur.
Construction of the Fort was started by Raja Man Singh I in the year 1592. The Amber fort was built by Raja Man Singh in the 16th century and was completed by Sawai Jai Singh in the 18th Century. Amber Fort was completed within two centuries by consistence efforts of three consequent kings following Raja Man Singh.