Ship Palace (Jahaz Mahal), Mandu

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. Ship Palace (Jahaz Mahal) is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our international travel planner, Dhar District Edition.
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  • The Jahaz Mahal is a palace which appears to float on water when the water level in the adjacent lakes are high. The fort palace is built with natural systems for rain water harvesting and filtering a...  more »
  • Jahaz mahal is the only place worth visiting in Mandu. Built like a ship format, it is believed that when water was released in the adjacent lakes, the palace would resemble a ship floating on waters....  more »
  • During my trip to indore for a conference I was recommended to visit Mandu by a friend and even though I had heard little about it ,I was fascinated to read About the rich history of Mandu and Jahaz p...  more »
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  • It's the biggest fort of India. Has still functional water conservation system. Needs ample amount of time to see it properly, understand it and then wonder about it๐Ÿ˜‹.... Very good to take children with u so that they will understand the science,art and have pride in our heritage.
  • A lovely place in the winter and rainy months. Avoid Summers and October; too sunny. Photography and Videography is allowed but surprisingly they will not allow any kind of tripod! Great views and long walks make the trip inside memorable. A must visit.
  • Very good place for tourists and foreigners for spending a quality time with our families or girlfriends and other important members. For getting extra enjoyment and pleasure please visit this place during the rainy season
  • Awesome Mugal's historical place in madhya pradesh .
  • Must visit this site. At here you find in previous time probably in the 15th century how they use to joint two big stone block and also you will find screen of water wich was made up by clay and also design of nala.

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