High resolution stock photo of elephants with regal embellishments used for tourist ride at historic Amber Fort, also known as the Amer Fort at Jaipur, Rajasthan. Built in the year 1592 by Raja Man Singh, Amber Fort is situated in Jaipur, Rajasthan and is one the most gorgeous looking forts in India. Designated as a UNESCO World Heritage site, Amber Fort was built with red sandstone and marble with perfect semblance of Hindu and Muslim architecture. Famous for its elephant rides, the sound and light shows, over five thousand tourists visit the Amber Fort every day and bask in its royal splendor. For ages Rajasthani royals appeared before their dazzled subjects on elephants whose ivory tusks glittered with gold and silver and whose bodies shimmered in silk and velvet. Decorated elephants are synonymous with Indian royalty and the rich abundance of power and wealth Indian kingdoms once constituted. Rajasthan is a sought after tourist destination for its historical hill forts and palaces. Checkout and download other premium stock royalty free images of Rajasthan to augment your visual story-telling.
Amber Fort Jaipur with decorated Indian elephant used for tourist ride
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