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

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Like a mirage!

On the way to Amber Fort, visitors should make a stopover at the artificial lake waterfront Mansagar. The viewer will have the illusion that the Water Palace (Jal Mahal) grows out... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
Vladimir M
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Mumbai (Bombay), Maharashtra, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

Jal Mahal (Water Palace) is located few kilometers away from main Jaipur city in middle of Man Sagar Lake. Built by rulers of Amer nearly during the 16th century but final restoration credit goes to Jai Singh II of Amer. Jal Mahal palace is built in the Rajput and Mughal styles of architecture providing a picturesque view of the lake.... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

This small palace is built in the middle of Man Sagar Lake, 6 km from the city enroute to Amer fort. As renovation work around the lake is in progress, it is closed to public.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

On the way to Amber Fort, visitors should make a stopover at the artificial lake waterfront Mansagar. The viewer will have the illusion that the Water Palace (Jal Mahal) grows out of the water like a mirage. This small palace was built in the middle of the XVIII century. Madho Singh I build Jal Mahal on the foundations of the... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

It is a palace located in river but not accessibility. So one has to look at it and enjoy beauty from distance. It comes on a way to Ambre fort. Visited in september 2013.

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Mumbai
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Rates a four start only because of the location...palace situated midst of water body. Can get good clicks from the banks of the lake. But then move a bit and peer the shores...all you can see would be hundreds of Rats! Very poorly maintained and extremely dirty. Surprisingly there is no effort to harness the potential of this place. This... More 

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New Delhi, India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

First of all, there is no access to the lake palace or even nearby and around in a boat. That was all in the movies of the 60s and 70s. No regrets for that however. However, the shores of the lake are so encroached and dirty ..... its a shame. The family descendants who own the property should do something... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

The Jal Mahal looks pretty amazing from far but there is hardly anything that you can do about it. When I visited there were no boat rides as well but I do remember people saying that they used to be there before.

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Vadodara, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

It is a palace located in the middle of the Man Sagar Lake in Jaipur city. The palace and the lake around it were renovated and enlarged in the 18th century by Maharaja Jai Singh II of Amber. Jal Mahal at night. "The Jal Mahal palace has got an eye-popping makeover. Traditional boat-makers from Vrindavan have crafted the Rajput style... More 

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New Delhi, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

At night. "The Jal Mahal palace has got an eye-popping makeover. Across the lake, you can view the Aravalli hills, dotted with temples and ancient forts, and on the other side, bustling Jaipur

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Jaipur, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

One of the major landmark of Jaipur after The Palace of Wind, Jal Mahal offers a beautiful scenic location to be remembered forever. Please bring camera to save the memory.

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