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Jal Mahal, Jaipur

3.5
Castle · Tourist Spot
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. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Jal Mahal and many more Jaipur attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Jaipur trip planner.
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  • You can’t visit the palace on the water but the view from the lake something like you never seen before. Unfortunately the lake is dirty needs to be cleaned so don’t be fooled by pristine photos...  more »
  • Jal Mahal Jaipur Is Reopen And Best palace To Explore In Rainy Season builduing that made in the centre of a lake , u can easily watch one side of this builduing on the way to amber fort , ek...  more »
  • Beautiful to photograph from down next to the lake or see Jaipur come alight from sunset through to when it lights up from the road to Jaigarh Fort. The Jal Mahal is beautifully lit. and the lake...  more »
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  • As name says it is obviously a Palace built in center of water. This is a place which let you falling love with Jaipur in a second. Its beautifully built in center of lake, that makes its stunning. Been there many time but always feels like first time i am vising and love the surrounding view, you will find many pigeons and they enhance the beauty of this place. c
  • As name says it is obviously a Palace built in center of water. This is a place which let you falling love with Jaipur in a second. Its beautifully built in center of lake, that makes its stunning. Been there many time but always feels like first time i am vising and love the surrounding view, you will find many pigeons and they enhance the beauty of this place. cant wait to go again
  • Beautiful and calm place! I would recommend to visit this place in evening because the illuminated palace in between the water is candy to the eyes.. The ideal time is to be there just before sunset so that you can do all your photography and also enjoy the beautiful view that can be seen after sunset... There are small shops nearby as well from where you can purchase cheap souvenirs for friends and family..
  • Beautiful and calm place! I would recommend to visit this place in evening because the illuminated palace in between the water is candy to the eyes.. The ideal time is to be there just before sunset so that you can do all your photography and also enjoy the beautiful view that can be seen after sunset... There are small shops nearby as well from where you can purchase cheap souvenirs for friends and family..
  • We visited this place at noon. Interesting thing is that, nobody can visit the monument. We can only have a view of it from the land. People said that it would be lighted in the evening and the view is very good. But for us during the day, I don't think it was worth to stop by. We just clicked some snaps and left the place.

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