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Shesh Mahal (Hall of Mirrors)

Amber Palace, Jaipur, India
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Ranked #3 of 121 Attractions in Jaipur
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Architectural Buildings
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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61 reviews 61 reviews
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57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

This is a Mahal in the Amer Fort and not a separate attraction. In fact I would advice Tripadvisor to take this off here. The topmost point of Amer fort.

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Bhopal, India
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

"Palace of Mirrors" thousands of tiny mirrors reflecting your image.its like diamonds...it is inside amberfort near Ganesh Pole.

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

The Sheesh Mahal located inside the Amer fort, is a marvel in mirror art and a highlight of the Amer fort. The work is a mixture of Mughal and Hindu influences, with Hindu Motifs being used in a Mughal style. However the area is now cordoned off, probably due to vandalism, and one can enjoy it's beauty only from the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

It was the queen's fancy to sleep on the roof of her palace & watch the stars. However in 15th century India women - even a Queen had to be "unseen" and could not be on a roof for all to see. The king however was not limited in his wish to please the queen & yet keep up the... More

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chennai
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

A true reflection of the efficacy of hand crafting by the local artisans to please the royalty. Architecture all over the place in vivid colors. It can be combined with a fort visit.

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Lucknow
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Situated in Amber fort...Shesh Mahal is one of its kind...The artists have done such a beautiful work with mirror all over the walls and ceiling that you will be amazed. Shesh Mahal is very attractive and a must visit for all.

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NOIDA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

The guide told us that this hall was the Royal court yard where the King met his ministers and took important decisions. it true gem and depicts the glorious Rajasthan's art and architecture

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

The heritage of India and beauty of Rajasthan. The place is so beautiful that you cant leave it. The architecture of India and the skills are at their best displayed here.

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delhi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

It is a marvellous wonder made so good that its makes u wow. But sad when i visited most section was closed so unable to check from inside but outside its amazing engineering. Must visit

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

It was a delight to view this attraction, one of a kind and feels like a cherry on top while visiting other attractions at Amber palace

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