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View of Amber Town

Here is a picture of Amber/ Amer town.

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View of built heritage of Amer town

This picture is quite interesting.

There is  Bihari ji temple on the extreme left side. Located next to it is  Panna Meena kund. It’s a baoli or baodi – a local term used for a step well. At a certain point of time, such Baoris were places of socialization for the local women. They would congregate here to collect water from Baori as well as to talk about their life and exchange notes.

On the extreme right side is Ambikeshwar temple.  As per local legend Amer town was named after Ambikeshwar temple. Life is Amer town was woven around temples, which explains the presence of many temples in this small historic town.

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