Jal Mahal as the name suggests is nothing but simply a Water Palace that is located in the middle of Maan Sagar Lake in Jaipur, the capital city of Rajasthan State. It is among the most popular attractions and hence the tourist destinations of Jaipur city. It has been built using red sandstone; and comprises of five storied building in itself, wherein, four floors remain underwater especially when the lake being full. The architecture is quite similar to that of the typical Rajput and Mughal styles and dates back to AD 1770.
Below are few of the amazing things about things about Jal Mahal that makes this historical palace an amazing tourist destination to have a visit
This amazing Jal Mahal was constructed in the year 1750 by legendary Maharaja Madho Singh. He never had an intention to build the Mahal to be used as a palace and just wished to have it as a lodge for him and a place where we can organize his duck hunting parties. After its completion, in the 18th century, Madho Singh’s son- Madho Singh II enhanced the beauty of the palace by adding courtyard grounds along with a lot many modifications in the exterior.
Jal Mahal has been built featuring a unique blend of traditional Rajput and Mughal architectural style. It has been built keeping in mind the serene and calm environment, wherein the halls and chambers are being built as well as designed with the light sand-coloured stone walls. The colours that are being used are in stark contrast along with the deep blue of the waters of the lake. All these architectural concepts offer a unique and distinct look to the Jal Mahal.