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Jal Mahal

Amber Fort Road, Jaipur, India
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Ranked #27 of 128 attractions in Jaipur
Type: Architectural Buildings
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New Delhi, India
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

JalMahal, the name is telling you the meaning, if you are not able to understand then i tell you, Jal means water and mahal is palace, so its on the side of the road and people come and stare the beauty of this place, its a cool hangout place in the evening and with friends and family. so come and... More

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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

If you visit the Amber Fort you will likely pass the floating palace. We stopped and enjoyed the view from a distance as you can not access the palace located in the middle of the lake. The lake shore has numerous fish which can be fed using stale bread purchased for a few rupees at lakeside. What we enjoyed most... More

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Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Jaipur,otherwise is not a cold place and sight seeing is done in the day, could be tiring,particularly forts and outside spots. Jal Mahal( water palace) in the middle of water has many restrictions and as a tourist one really doesn't see the best of this beautiful palace standing in water but evenings are worth and least crowded. The management ensures... More

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Vadodara, India
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113 attraction reviews
230 helpful votes 230 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

From the terrace of jahaz Mahal , we were treated to a confused but highly interesting sight of structural ruins on the northern end of Munj lake . As we were told that Jal Mahal was one of them which could be identified for sure and others were neither identified nor there was any idea about their original layout ,... More

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Gurgaon, India
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

the reflection of the fading sun and the exotic look of the mahal in the middle, makes it one of the best options in jaipur for low light landscape and portraits..the open space just in the front is good enough for a nice evening walk.... here , you can sit and relax unlike other attractions of jaipur (forts,mueseum etc) where... More

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Wroclaw, Poland
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18 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

as you can't actually access the fort, it's good place to have a chaj in the afternoon or evening. see the scenery and carry on with the sightseeing.

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Mumbai, India
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

There must be reasons why people aren't allowed to go in the palace as such, but that kills all the fun. Its an amazing structure and very beautiful too. But watching it from the sides of a road is not really as much fun.

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Bordeaux, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

It is almost impossible not to drive past it when visiting Jaipur. Unfortunately you can not enter the Jal mahal at the moment.

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Lyon, France
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

A beautiful sight , On the way to Amber Fort, one should persist in any case, even if you can not visit Jal Mahal. It's worth it!

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Arlington, Virginia
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

The concept of a palace half submerged in water is awesome and the views definitely do not disappoint. The water was a beautiful blue and it was great for photo-taking. But they should have hired boats to take people closer to the palace -- I feel like that is a missed opportunity that could really make the place worth a... More

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