Jal Mahal which means ‘Water Palace’ is one of the magnificent architectural wonder of Jaipur. This Palace reflects the perfect blend of Mughal and Rajputana craftsmanship. The palace has been constructed amidst Man Sagar Lake, which provides an enchanting view of the lake and the bordering Nahargarh hills.
The beautifully studded Jal Mahal on the waters of Man Sagar Lake represents the Rajputana culture. This exceptionally beautiful five storied structure was built by Jai Singh ll, using red sandstone in the 18th century. 4 of the floors of this palace lie under water and only the 5th floor can be seen above the water. The four corners of the palace have 4 chattris that looks attractive in their octagonal shape. The fort comprises of twenty pillars which are considered as the cenotaph of Raja Jai Singh.
Location of Jal Mahal
The Jal Mahal was constructed at the center of the lake to be served as a resort for the royal families to beat the heat. This amazing palace is located on the road that connects Jaipur and Amber. The exquisite carvings on the outer walls and the majestic royal touch of the palace will keep you enthralled. It is known for representing the architectural history and cultural heritage of the brave Rajput rulers.
In the evening, get a mesmerizing experience by observing the picturesque view of this enchanting fort. It is not possible to explore the inner parts of the palace is not possible and the submerged first floor in the water. Take a fascinating ride on wooden boats to cruise across the lake get an ultimate experience and to view the stunning monument, while boating. These boats are constructed using royal architectural style. Experience the royal ambience by visiting this majestic monument surrounded with breathtaking natural beauty.
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