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Why to Add Jal Mahal to Your Jaipur sightseeing Tour Package?

Jal Mahal Jaipur

Jal Mahal is surrounded by the hills of Nahargarh and is known for its sophisticated architecture as well as its design. This palace was also used for royal duck shooting parties. It is well maintained and decorated and presents a magnificent view of Nahargarh Fort. Finally during my trip to Jaipur city, I had the chance to visit Jal Mahal. So let’s start with some reasons why to Jal Mahal to your Jaipur sightseeing tour package.

Jal Mahal: The mesmeric water palace which looks stunning at night

Who made Jal Mahal and why?

Literally meaning “Water Palace”, Jal Mahal is located in the middle of Man Sagar Lake and was built by Sawai Pratap Singh in 1799. The beauty of the palace lies in its location as the palace cum hotel sits in the center of the Lake.

Magnificent Building – Jal Mahal

Another magnificent building in the city, Jal Mahal is a completely visual treat. Located in the middle of Man Sagar Lake, Jal Mahal is a popular tourist attraction in Jaipur and is also among the most photographed spots in the city.

Built by Maharaj Sawai Jai Singh II, it mainly attracts tourists in the evening when it sparkles with lights and its reflection falls on the lake. Jal Mahal is also frequented by many seasonal birds as it is located in the middle of the lake, and is therefore an ideal place for bird watching, especially in winter.

  • Renowned for: architecture, history, photography, bird watching
  • Timings: Throughout the day (It is forbidden to enter Jal Mahal, tourists can witness it from the street)
  • Crawl time: 0.5 to 1 hour
  • Entrance fees: free

Why we Cannot go inside Jal Mahal?

JAIPUR: The state government has declared the Jal Mahal and Man Sagar Lake as a protected area and placed it under the responsibility of the Rajasthan Lake Development Authority to restrict “activities” in and around the body of water.

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