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Jal Mahal, Jaipur
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Admire Jaipur’s majestic “floating palace,” Jal Mahal, situated in the middle of Man Sagar Lake. The red sandstone palace supposedly dates back to the 18th century, but has been renovated and restored numerous times. On a lakeside stroll, you’ll find that the palace appears to be floating on the water's surface, but in reality only the top floor of the imposing building is visible, while the rest are submerged underwater. While entry into the palace is prohibited, you can take a boat ride on the lake to inspect it closely, or enjoy the view from the land. Using our world travel planner, Jaipur attractions like Jal Mahal can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Only exterirors visible !! No mode of transport to travel to JAL MAHAL !! Market on the strip of the lake provides shopping opportunities but be sure you bargain (upto 90%) as they will quote quite hi...  more »
  • This is a lovely building in the middle of a lake ( I believe you can stay there) We viewed it on a misty morning and it looks so romantic, Well worth a photo. 
  • Will summarise my discussion with few local just after visiting the place. When I told these strangers that city has disappointed, the quickly, and rightly, tried to defend it. I straight away pointed...  more »