JAHAZ MAHAL

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Location : Madhya Pradesh
Capital : Bhopal
Tourist Attractions : Bhopal, Sanchi, Gwalior, Khajuraho, Ujjain, Indore and Mundu
Best Time To Visit : October to March.

Jahaz MahalJahaz Mahal or the ship palace was built by Sultan Ghiyas-ud-din-Khilji to maintain his large Harem (place where the ladies of rulers lived). This palace is in shape of a ship and is locate between Munj Talao and Kapur Talao (pond).The balconies hanging over the water and the open terraces appears as a royal pleasure craft. In fact hidden motif of building this palace might have been to carve out a pleasure ship from stone. In the moon light the sight of this structure as viewed from Taveli Mahal is unforgettable. The spectacular silhouette of the domes and turrets perched on terrace is sight to cherish life long. Jahaz Mahal is a double storied structure which is which represents the grace of royalty which decorated this place in the past. This palace is 120 meter long and 15 meter wide.




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