Jal Mahal Palace Tours in Rajasthan
Jaipur Amber road, Rajasthan
Madho Singh I
Carved balconies and arched roofs
Best Time to Visit:
October to February
Hire a private cab from the Sanganer Airport, main Railway station or roadways stand to reach the palace or take a bus.
A serene secluded floating palace on the placid lake waters of Man Singh Lake describes the Jal Mahal best. It dates back to then 18th century when Madho Singh initiated it. The palace is unique in itself as the four stories of the five storeyed palace are soaked in lake waters. Only the fifth floor is over the lake water and visible. It was the summer resort for the royal families. Here duck hunting parties were held. The causeway leads one to the palace. The palace is a haven for a variety of migratory and non - migratory birds.
Architecture of Jal Mahal
The Palace is noted for its exclusive architecture. It is an ultra romantic place where the shadow on the tunes of winds when it is cast on the lake water. The lake was formed by constructing a dam between the two hills by Sawai Man Singh I. The red sandstone exquisite architecture cast a spell on the beholders. Cradled by the Nahargarh hills the, Jal mahal is quite amusing because of the exotic views it offers. The visitors love to see the Indo - Mughal Architecture in the palace.
Tourist Attractions of Jal Mahal Jaipur :
Jal Mahal Palace Jaipur Tour Rajasthan India, The sophisticated design and interesting architecture of the palace has attracted many globetrotters. Enjoy under the carved balconies and arched roofs going back in times of royal monarchs. The Man Sagar Lake is a delight for bird watchers where they can spend hours and hours seeing the exotic species of birds. Visit the water palace during monsoons and you get a beautiful view of water hyacinths.
Places to see around Jal Mahal :
Built in 1734, the palace is a sentry to the pink city. The views from the fort are glorious Watching the mesmerizing sunset from here is an out an out experience. The fort is named after prince Nahar Singh.
This sturdy fort of Amber is a marvelous piece of red sandstone with white marbles. The attractions within the fort are many. The massive gates, the luxurious halls and scenic views are a must see on your heritage tour to Jaipur.