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While many of the very early structures have either disappeared or been ruined, those dating from the 16th century on are in a remarkable state of preservation.Amber as it exists now is the handiwork of three of the kingdom's rulers that include Man Singh and Jai Singh I and II.Approached from a steep ramp, visitors ride up on elephant back, entering through the grand Singh Pol gateway and continuing to Jaleb Chowk, the courtyard where they disembark from the pachyderm.

During winter months once can see a large number of migratory as well as residents birds at the lake.City Palace: As may be expected, the City Palace complex lies at the heart of the city. Though the erstwhile maharaja and his family and close friends use the triple-arched Tripolia Gate to enter their section of the palace, most visitors are ushered in through Atish Pol which is located close to the royal stables, cross from here to Chandni Chowk or Moonlit Square and then on to Gainda ki Deorhi.At the heart of the complex is seven-tiered Chandra Mahal where the erstwhile royal family is still in residence, though only a small part of the apartments are occupied.However, it is only the buildings around Chandra Mahal that are open to the public, and these also form part of a museum which includes everything from Grand outfits (including one with 18 kilos of golden thread woven into it) to swords and two silver urns that are believed to be the largest silver objects in the world.These are housed in the Mubarak Mahal, and the Diwan-i-am respectively.

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