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Ship Palace (Jahaz Mahal)

Mandu, India
+91 72922 63235
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Absolutely gorgeous place

Gardens, buildings, museum, amazing views from the roof tops... There is a beautiful spot for a... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Oxford, United Kingdom
via mobile
Ship anchored in water

Known for its romantic beauty, it stands length wise on a narrow strip of land between the waters... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ghaziabad, India
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This famous castle was built by the son of Mohammed Shah to house his harem of 15,000 women.
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Gardens, buildings, museum, amazing views from the roof tops... There is a beautiful spot for a selfie in the back steam room :). I won't forget this place and sedi want to come back. The locals pay much less to enter, foreigners pay a tax...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Known for its romantic beauty, it stands length wise on a narrow strip of land between the waters of Kapoor Talao and Munj Talao. Resembling a ship anchored in water it was built by Sultan Ghiyathuddin Khlji for his large harem of 15,000 women in...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Best time to visit Mandu in rainy season, jahaz mahal is build between to artificial lakes, you can see the beauty of old architecture.

Thank Moiz H
Reviewed 13 September 2017

To think that a palace could be built with acoustic, water supply patters in that time is a feat in itself. A palace built in the form of a ship, amidst two artificial lakes shall take your breath away. The history and the tunnels shall...More

Thank Pallav D
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Mandu is an ancient Fort city in Madhya Pradesh. It is sorrounded by stone walls dotted with darwajas . It is also a citadel of Afgan Architectural Heritage .Jahaz Mahal was built by Ghiyas -ud-gin Khilji in the 15th century to house his harem of...More

Thank 982pradipb
Reviewed 13 September 2017

This is the most magnificent in the Royal Enclave. You get a breathtaking panoramic view from the top.

Thank sray0817
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

This place blends together Afghan, Mughal, Hindu and Mesopotamian architectures. People those days knew their architecture. The balconies are constructed in a way that amplifies the sound made by the person standing and everyone below can hear it.

Thank Ranveer A
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

A palace built in midst of two artificial lakes. Gives a feeling of the shape of a ship or Jahaz. Inside the palace is cool even during summer time. maintained very well and surroundded by well manicured lawns. Must visit in Mandy.

Thank shobha l
Reviewed 21 August 2017

This palace is a must see of mandu ..built in ship shape and so huge..it will take almost 2-3 hrs to visit as hindola mahal is also after this palace.You can also eat dal bafla outside this palace as they serve good food :.In short...More

Thank Richs V
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Jahaj Mahal (Ship Palace) is one of the top attraction of the famous love city of Mandav Or Mandu. The palace is so huge in size and view that it looks like a big Ship. Situated at a distance of hardly one km from the...More

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26 June 2017|
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Response from Rajiv T | Reviewed this property |
Covering Mandy and Maheshwar in a Single day might be too hectic and you will miss out on the beauty of Mandu. Do give one day for Mandu. I am not very sure about closed days for the monuments, but for sure there is a day... More
30 May 2017|
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Response from Rajiv T | Reviewed this property |
Jahaz Mahal will need at least an hour to rush through. Most places of interest in Mandu collectively will take a day to visit as a routine tourist. In case you have some interest in archeology and history then it's up to... More
12 January 2017|
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Response from shaileshjpai | Reviewed this property |
you can get local guides at mandu.