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A Pleasure Spot
The Jal Mahal Palace, Jaipur is noted for its complicated architecture. The Palace was developed as a happiness spot. It was used for the royal duck shooting parties.
On the road to Amber at a distance of 6.5 kms from Jaipur are the cenotaphs of the royal family. A causeway leads to
Jal Mahal Palace located in the middle of Man Sagar Lake, opposite the cenotaphs. The first four floors of this building is under water, only the top floor remains outside. One can have a superb view of the lake and the palace from
Built in 1799, the palace is now deserted, but sensibly well preserved. In the monsoons, it looks particularly startling with its red sandstone set next to the water hyacinth filled lake.