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Jal Mahal

Address: Amber Fort Road, Jaipur, India
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Ranked #26 of 112 Attractions in Jaipur
Type: Architectural Buildings, Sights & Landmarks
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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Currently not open for public, however gathered its going to turn into a restaurant. 1. Its a marvel to look day evening and nights with light from afar. 2. Its an architectural beauty, standing on water for years together. I get amazed with the materials used to construct it on water...

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Bhubaneswar, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

This palace is situated amid a lake, and the scene is beautiful in the evening with lights dazzling. No activity over here, you just need to be on the shore and view the palace and munch some snacks.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

From afar - jal mahal is majestic and so beautiful. Unfortunately, it is not open for viewing for the public. However, if driving by - it is worth stopping for a photo op with. Just stunning.

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

It's an impressive structure on the water but is not open for visiting. It's a good 2min stop off on the way to or from the Amber Fort for a photo but no more than that. If it was turned into an attraction though, I reckon this could do some serious business

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

We understood due to security considerations, we could not visit this place. We had to just view it from the banks of the lake. Indeed beautiful monument and must have been an engineering marvel of those times. Th undulating waters with floating ducks was a pleasant sight.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

This must have made for a gloriously private retreat but it now looks rather neglected. It is certainly no rival for Udaipur's Lake Palace, despite what Jaipur might wish. Most views are from the road which puts the sun on its far side, making the view of merely a silhouette.

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Navi Mumbai, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

can be viewed only from outside. It is situated in the center of lake and no access to it. the fort looks beautiful in the evening with the lighting.

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New Delhi, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

You can not actually visit this place as it is situated in the middle of a lake and boating or any other means of water transport is not allowed on this lake. On your way to Amber or Jaigarh fort, stop your car on the side of the lake and take a few snaps keeping the palace in the background.... More 

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Dubai
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Jal Mahal - transalated to "Water Palace" gets its name from the fact that it is set in the middle of the sea and one can see its reflection in the water as well. Its very nice to take pictures with the Jal Mahal in the background and a lot of street vendors are close by selling refreshing coconut water... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

This was very disappointing. The palace is out in the lake and that is as near as you get - we thought you would be able to take a boat trip round it but basically you take a few pictures and leave. Almost a 'drive by'.

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