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Ship Palace (Jahaz Mahal), Mandu

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Admire the marvelous architectural solution of Ship Palace (Jahaz Mahal), the ruins of an elegant two-story stone palace sandwiched between two water tanks. This 120 m (394 ft) long, Afghan-style complex features open pavilions with balconies overlooking the water, creating an illusion that the building is floating. Built between 1436 and 1439, this masterfully carved palace has numerous elaborate curling patterns set in the floor, an ingenious way of directing rainwater to a tank. Enjoy views of the water and exquisite gardens from one of the tiny domes, turrets, and balconies. A visit to Ship Palace (Jahaz Mahal) represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Mandu vacation planner to plot your vacation.
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  • This group of monuments in Mandu are pretty interesting. The attractions are all grouped into various sectors depending on their location. This was definitely part of the best group. Do not forget to ...  more »
  • It's one of the most sought after place in Mandu. It's a beautiful palace near water body. This structure is unique and offers many structures which could be of interest. The fee per person is Rs 15 f...  more »
  • This is a enormous palace with exciting history. The location and the architecture is breathtakingly beautiful and provides for a stunning location for the photoshoots, specially pre wedding. The pala...  more »
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  • It is a lovely place.where one can found himself surrounded by water from most of the sides. Properly maintene by MP Tourism. Beautiful and romantic place.
  • Beautiful, clean, peaceful and historical. Jahaj Mahal surprises you with its depth & size. It takes 3-4 hours to explore the palace completely. Make sure you hire a guide.
  • Awesome place and good very good wheather condition very neat and clean place many restaurent and many shops are also there
  • Nice architectural marvel of medieval period. Constructed at great location with water bodies on both sides .The name resembling the shape.Famous archeological site of India with a lot of buildings and monuments nereby. A small archaeological museusm is also there in the complex.This was kings amusement area and 'harem'or 'hamam'where queen resided with luxury.These and many other momuments in mandu tells the story why 'Mandu'was once the city of joyof India
  • A good palace to know about mandu and their culture. High on architecture and aetifacts