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Address: Amber Fort Road, Jaipur, India
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$52*
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Private Tour: Amber Fort and Jal Mahal Including Elephant Ride

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A romantic vision seemingly floating on Man Sagar Lake

Along the road from Jaipur to Amber Fort is Jal Mahal, a romantic water palace that seems to rise like a mirage from Man Sagar Lake. Built in the mid18th century by Maharaja... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
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Centreville, Virginia
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Ludhiana, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Jal Mahal is beautyyyyy.... "full"! A very good place to be visited in jaipur... This five storied building is very tall...... (BUT NOT VISIBLE) Only one and a half story is visible but very good photos 8-)............. It shines brightly at night when lite..!

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Kanpur, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

With a hilly backdrop and lake in front, you wonder whether you are in Nainital or Jaipur. The Jal Mahal is at the centre of the lake. It is on the same route as Amer Fort and on the road route from Delhi.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

When looking at Jaipur's Lake Palace, which we visited (well, looked at) on our way back from the Amber Fort, I think now of Udaipur's lovely lake palaces. In the latter case, these have been converted to luxury hotels. Not the worst way to preserve them, but the only way you can visit them is to stay at the hotels... More 

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Centreville, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Along the road from Jaipur to Amber Fort is Jal Mahal, a romantic water palace that seems to rise like a mirage from Man Sagar Lake. Built in the mid18th century by Maharaja Madhouse Singh I, it was used for royal water fowl shooting parties. Now not accessible to visitors, it's terraced gardens and octagonal towers caped by cupolas are... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

This is a nice stop on the way back or to Amber Fort from Jaipur. Looks impressive sitting there in the middle of the man made Man Sagar dam or lake . First thoughts are why was it built in the middle of the water, it is lovely looking from the edge of the water but it should be in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Amazing place to look on that all day, beautiful in the morning, afternoon and evening. You feel like you are in different place everytime

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

With the background of small hills, Jal Mahal looks just magnificent. We visited in the afternoon when the Sun was setting. Got some reach nice pictures. Nice place to hang around for half an hour. Must visit for Jaipur Trip.

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Alwar, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Jal Mahal is realy good place . in evening this place full with crowd.There are so many activities can be happen to make this place decent . The water is dirty make foul smell. so irritating. there are a lots of space to improvement.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

It is a beautiful location with the palace in the middle of a lake surrounded by hills. One can catch a glimpse of the migratory birds and click pics of them. One can also see the fishes floating close to the surface of the lake. Kids will love it. A good place to take your family to.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

It sits proudly in the middle of a lake, shame it can't be visited as it is closed to public. So take plenty of pictures from the road side or decent vantage points. It truly is a marvel, I just wish it is opened one day to public viewing.

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