Jal Mahal Palace, Jaipur

Jal Mahal (meaning "Water Palace") is a palace located in the middle of the Man Sagar Lake in Jaipur city, India.

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It was built by Sawai Pratap Singh in 1799.

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Later, the palace and the lake around it were renovated and enlarged in the 18th century by Maharaja Jai Singh II of Amber.

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This palace is famous for its intricate architecture and the Rajputana design imbibed into the construction of the building.

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