Jal Mahal rajasthan

Jal Mahal

One of the architectural marvels of the Rajput’s is the Jal Mahal. Jal Mahal is the most serene view amidst the cacophony of the city of Jaipur. Located on the Sagar Lake, the palace gives the illusion of floating on the lake. The light colour of the palace is in contrast to the deep blue waters of Lake Sagar. The name of the Jal Mahal, when translated into English, is ‘The Water Palace’.

Specialty of Jal Mahal

The Jal Mahal, which seems to be only a one-story building, actually has four submerged floors in the water. The palace has held back tons of litres of water for over 250 years. During the evenings, the palace is a sight to behold as the lights from the palace flood the deep, still waters of the lake, and it appears as if the lake is set on fire. In winter, many species of birds that have migrated can be seen swimming in the lake. The sight of the palace of the Aravalli Hills, crowned with many forts and temples, is breath-taking to look at.

Jal Mahal is a magnificent 18th-century architectural wonder that is situated in Jaipur's Man Sagar Lake.One of the unique features of Jal Mahal is the single exposed story, which features beautiful Mughal and Rajput styles and is surrounded by water. It also produces an enchanting reflection at sunrise and sunset. The palace is a popular location for photographs because of its beautiful Rajputana architecture and walls made of red sandstone. It is a must-see site for tourists to Jaipur and a monument to the city's rich past.

Nearby Attractions

Jaivana, Jagat Shiromani Ji Temple, and Kanak Vrindavan Gardens.

Best Time To Visit

The ideal time to visit the palace is in October, when the weather is pleasant.

How to reach Jal Mahal ?

By Air : The nearest airport is Jaipur International Airport.

By Train :The nearest rain facility is located at the Jaipur railway station.

By Road :The Palace is 5 kilometres from the centre of the city and can be easily reached by autos and taxis.