The biggest and world heritage of the Rajasthan- The Amber Fort which is famous for its magnificent art and culture has now been opened for seeing at night to enhance the night tourism in the city. On 21 February 2015, it has been officially started by the state government.

The Department of Art and Culture has named this program “Amber by Night” which has recently initiated by them. Different colors of light and spectacular view of the Amber Fort can mesmerize the tourists. Mr. S K Aggarwal, who is the principal secretary tourism has stated that, “We are officially launching night tourism at Amber. The monument that now shuts at 5:30 pm would then remain open for night tourism from 7:00 pm till 10:00 pm. This can be also extended depending on the response we get from the public and tourists. For that Jaleb Chowk, Diwan-e-Aam, Mansingh Mahal and Sheesh Mahal have been illuminated. The introductory ticket price for the same initially would be INR 100 for both domestic as well as foreign tourists”.

There are many other monuments which will also be opened for night view soon with restaurants and coffee shops in the Pink City. In the Amber Fort, despite home guards, there will be additional security at night. The government in the city has mainly focused to increase tourism and protect the heritage and for this, Rajasthan Heritage Conservation Bill will be introduced in the ongoing Assembly session.

“With restaurants and coffee shops, it will be quite an experience not only for foreigners but also domestic tourists who come through the year and Amber Fort is definitely an attraction” said by Mr. Pankaj Dharendra, Superintendent of the fort. He also explained that, “The serene settings in the night are an experience unlike in the day when visitors are busy clicking photographs. Evenings are quite and peaceful”. In the Fort, only some parts are open for night view as now.