Fast facts about Jal Mahal in Jaipur
When it was built: 1799
By whom it was built: Sawai Pratap Singh
Nature of the building: Palace
History of Jal Mahal in Jaipur
Jal Mahal in Jaipur was built by Sawai Pratap Singh amidst Man
Sagar lake, which was formed by constructing a dam between the
two hills by Sawai Man Singh I. Royal families used this palace
for duck shooting parties and a large number of migratory birds
congregate in the lake during the winter months.
The palace in Jaipur is abandoned now and generally used for
leisure. While you will find the cenotaphs of the royal family
on the road to Amber from Jaipur, a causeway leads to the palace
in the middle of the lake.
Features of Jal Mahal in Jaipur
- The first four floors of this building are under water
while the top floor remains outside.
- You can have a spectacular view of the lake with a
variety of migratory and resident birds and the palace from
- This palace is famous for its intricate architecture
and the Rajputana design imbibed into the construction of the
Don't Miss in Jal Mahal in Jaipur in Jaipur
As the Nahargarh Fort forms the backdrop to the lake, you should
have a pleasure holiday while spotting the varieties of the
birds in the lake , especially the migratory ones.
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