This wonderful fort was built by three rulers of Kachwahas namely Raja Man Singh who ruled Amber region during 1590 - 1614 AD (he initiated the project), Mirza Raja Jai Sigh (he took over the cudgels from Raja Man Singh) and Sawai Jai Singh (Fort was Finished by him). This gigantic fort took as long as two centuries to build. The foremost part of the work completed during 16th century. Amber fort lies on the banks of Maota Lake. The well-built walls of the amber fort were aimed to serve as a protection against attacking enemies.