Jai Mahal - lake palace, Jaipur

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Located in the middle of the Man Sagar Lake in Jaipur city,

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    Visit Jaipur renting a Rickshaw for a day

    by schlumpf Written Jan 27, 2005

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    The easiest way to visit Jaipur is to rent for a whole day a Rickshaw. First of all, you gotta be definitely clear to the driver. He will drive you some times into some shops, where the seller will pay him a commision. So, if you do not want to get stressed all day long, be clear with him, maybe pay him something more, but in this way you are sure to avoid those stuff.
    The day could beginn with the visit of the Hawa Mahal, then he could drive you to the Monkley Temple and the Fort. After visiting the amzing Monkley temple you can rest a bit in a bar beside the buildings, wehere the atrmosphere is pretty relaxed and where you can chill drinking something cold, as here the temperatures are definitely hot!
    After that he could drive you back and reach on the way Jal Mahal and get you back to the City Palace and the Jantar Mantar.
    After all that, he could drive ytou to the Tiger Fort and leave you in the Flower Market.
    In this way you visited all the sites of Jaipur in one day, and on the second day you can reach Amber fort and spend here few hours.
    For such an itinerary (considering to avoid all the stops in shops and so on), do not pay more then 200Rs total.

    Simply wait for a Rickshaw and bargain!

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    by BerniShand Written Nov 22, 2003

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    This was built on the artificial lake for the Emperor and his court to enjoy in the summer..... the surrounding water would have been cooling on hot days.

    I apologise for the amount of foliage in the picture... it was taken from the balcony of my hotel room

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    Stroll near the Lake

    by abi_maha Updated Jan 8, 2009

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    JAiMahal Palace is a nice stopover enroute to Amer Fort, try and weed away from the people who try really hard to sell you an elephant ride

    Structure outside the palace The lake palace Walk by the lake Nice way to spend some time
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    The picturesque Jal Mahal

    by nightcowboy Written Mar 12, 2008

    During the monsoon when water fills the Man sagar, the Jal Mahal or " water palace " seems to float ghost like on still waters.

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    Jai Mahal - palace on the lake

    by Vija_v Written Jun 22, 2005

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    On our way to the fort and Amber palace we saw this nice palace in the middle of very not nice (dirty) lake. :))

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    Jal Mahal

    by NedHopkins Written Jan 19, 2005

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    Mando Singh I, a mid-18th century ruler in Jaipur, admired Udaipur's Lake Palace -- and built this 'Water Palace' to rival it. Though very fine indeed, the Water Palace is no Lake Palace.

    Water Palace
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