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Visit to Jal Mahal, Jaipur

Khawaish Kanwar student of Saksham Sanchar Foundation shared her experience about visiting to Jal Mahal.

It is said that Jal Mahal was built in the year 1799 by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh  as a lodge for duck hunting. But apart from this, it is also said that Jal Mahal was built by Maharaja Madho Singh I in the year 1750. This place was never built to be used as a palace, but was later extended by  Maharaja Jal Singh II after seeing the beauty of this palace .Jal Singh II renovated this palace and also added some attractive structures.

Architecture Of Jaipur 

Jal Mahal is a five- storeyed palace, inspired by the Rajput architectural style. Out of five  floor of Jal Mahal, four floors are submerged  in water and you can see only its fifth floor. The palace is  built of red  sandstone and has four octagonal shaped chatris  at its corners. This  palace was renovated by Maharaja Jal Singh II in the 18th century which has a total of twenty one beautifully carved pillars. There is a garden on the roof of this beautiful palace called Chameli Bagh. Spice up your visit to palace.

Here you can taste a variety of delicious  food. Many types of local food are available here, by eating 

Which tourists become happy. A traditional Rajasthani thali influenced by the Maharajas and Maharanis, you can taste a variety of the delicious dishes.  A trip to Jaipur is incomplete without indulging in Scrumptious delicacies like Dal  Baati Churma, Imarti  and Ghevar, and the famous chaat. The sweets here  are very popular which  include ghevar, imarti , halwa choorma , gajak , moong thal and many more while there are many fine  dining options you can also relish the exquisite  and local street food at Johari Bazaar , Jahan.

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