Photograph of the basement of an unidentified
Temple at Amber, taken in the 1880s and attributed to Joseph David
Beglar (probably incorrectly). Eleven kilometres north of Jaipur
can be found the town of Amber. Temples, palaces, forts, mosques
and ornamental gardens are all testament to the town's importance.
Amber had been the site of a Rajput fortress since the eleventh
century. The fort currentl…