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Shesh Mahal (Hall of Mirrors)

Address: Amber Palace, Jaipur, India
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Ranked #3 of 104 Attractions in Jaipur
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Architectural Buildings, Cultural
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Type: Architectural Buildings, Cultural

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New Delhi, India
15 reviews 15 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

It is one of the Mughal Era MARVELS which one must see. In fact, it would be not too much to say that one must spend some time there and look at the years old mirrors specifically placed one - by - one. Even if you are not a great photographer, the pic you take will automatically reflect the charm... More 

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Faridabad, India
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

Millions of mirrors that makes it glitter. To me it seemed more to add to its glitz than to make the queens adore themselves. Once the sun shines on them the brilliance is amazing to watch

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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130 reviews 130 reviews
47 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

Located in Amer, this very beautiful Sheesh Mahal is a grandeaur to watch. Million of small pieces of glass, very artistically placed in marble and lovely murals makes one imagine the royalty period in India. One of the amazing photos one can take in Sheesh Mahal is taking a picture in a mirror frame whilst reflecting ones picture from a... More 

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Bonita Springs, Florida
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35 reviews 35 reviews
21 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

Like several sites in Jaipur, the Shesh Mahal is in very fine condition. Beautiful and full of fascinating detail that you will see nowhere else. I highly recommend this site along with most other sites in Jaipur

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Jaipur, India
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32 reviews 32 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

A part of amber fort this place is a great catch. It has a beautiful inlay work of small pieces of mirrors set in astonishingly beautiful patterns all around in a palace.

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Jaipur, India
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74 reviews 74 reviews
31 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

The Hall of Mirrors is indeed a great design and architecture of the Amer Fort. The hall and its ceiling is decorated with pieces of mirror and the light or sunshine used to give a bright feeling to the royals residing inside the fort.

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98 reviews 98 reviews
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52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

This mirrored room and the art put into it is one of, if not the best highlight of the fort. And with an experienced guide, you can get shown the best places for taking photos, some tricks to show the glow of its arts and with the right historic information. The fort and its parts are definitely one of the... More 

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Gurgaon, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

basically its not a Mahal but just a small place with 365 windows in it. A normal click standing outside can work out if you are short of time. This was made to have a fresh air for Maharani who was staying in City palace.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Found this a enjoyable visit and awed by the architecture etc. A worthwhile excursion. Could have done with more time but on a tour!

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

The Sheesh Mahal is located inside the Amber Fort and is beautiful to see. It is a palace that used pieces of mirrors and gemstones to decorate the walls and ceiling. These would reflect the sunshine or candle glow for the royal family.

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