Location: Jaipur in Rajasthan, India.
Built By: Sawai Pratap Singh in 1799 AD.
Highlight: Intricate Architecture
When To Visit: October-March
We still think of building castles in the air, they built it inside water, myriad years earlier. Amidst the shimmering green waters of Man Sagar Lake, this architectural prodigy poses as a gigantic iceberg, ready to knock another Titanic, off its pedestals. Built as a pleasure palace for the imperial family, the palace is known for its magnificent architecture and erudite design. During winter months one can see large number of migratory birds at the lake. Flanked by Nahargarh Hills on all sides, the palace was once used for regal duck shooting parties. Enjoy a stay in the Jal Mahal Palace in Jaipur.
Jal Mahal From The Man Sagar Lake
The Jal Mahal or water palace in Jaipur, is an intrinsic example of Indo-Mughal architecture, stands like a vigilante of peace in the serene and quiescent waters of Man Sagar lake. With first four floors inside water, the majestic palace stands tall with its top floor outside the water arena. One can enjoy the tranquil waters of the lake while sitting under the elaborately modeled and exquisitely carved balconies and arched roofs, thinking about the royal menus of the duck shooting parties. The maharajah Sawai Madho Singh used to invite royal dignitaries to this leisure palace, who usually rocked the ambiance with their adventure autobiographies. Words flied amidst the misty air carrying the aroma satiated with the chivalry of the Rajput kings. To the south of the lake, there are some alluring gardens and splendid examples of Rajput architectural style, waiting eagerly for the virgin footsteps of enthusiastic travelers. Rush to enjoy the out-of-the-world refreshing experience at the island palace, when cool breezes after kissing the waters, will rush to hug you. Take a tour of the famous Jal Mahal Palace to see the attractions of Jaipur.
The palace and the museum, famous Jal Mahal Palace Attractions of Jaipur, which is open for public viewing from 10.30 in the morning till 5.30 in the evening . to reach this popular water palace of Rajasthan can be reached by catching a bus or hire a private cab from the main train station or roadways stand to reach the palace. However, Rajasthan State Transport also offers regular bus service that will drop you directly in front of the palace gateway.
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