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UNIQUELY SHAPED PALACE: NAME SAYS IT ALL: A MUST VISIT

We visited Jahaz Mahal during our recent Mandu trip after seeing Baz Bahadur's Palace. Jahaz Mahal... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
chow69
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Bhopal, India
Do not miss it

It is a huge historical place not to be missed. The ship palace as it is called is an example of... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
narathar
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bangalore
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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

We visited Jahaz Mahal during our recent Mandu trip after seeing Baz Bahadur's Palace. Jahaz Mahal forms part of the Royal Complex of Mandu and is a popular must see spot. Frankly it is the best building Mandu has it offer. It should be seen...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 6 days ago

It is a huge historical place not to be missed. The ship palace as it is called is an example of how Muslim emperors enjoyed their life. They have two artificial lakes on both sides connected by the lengthy palace. When the water is full...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank narathar
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It looks like a jahaj (ship), so it is called Jahaj Mahal. It is the best palace in Mandu . Advice to go there in rainy season to see the beauty of the palace. It is a ticketed monument.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The name signifies it's unique construction. It has an interesting history. It's an ASI site, so there is an entry fee for the visitors. You can also get local guides which can explain you the significance of various points inside the palace in great detail....More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 17 February 2019

Good to see the monument. Recently a new programme of Light & Sound has been started in the Campus here. This is a historical place worth seeing.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 10 February 2019 via mobile

I think this is the best place in Mandu. A unique construction, interesting history, and several other attractions are here. Thank you very much

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 31 January 2019

This is a unique palace. The water management is testimony to the engineering marvel and execution. One of the highlights and must visit places in Mandu

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 28 January 2019

This place is very elegant. You need at least 3 hours to visit this place extensively. We enjoyed a lot as we were along with our kids.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank AshishS3612
Reviewed 24 January 2019

Jahaz Mahal is one of the best attractions of Mandu wherein you can see how well the ancient engineers have managed the water flow throughout the palace. When the pond is filled, the water will enter the palace through specific gates which can be opened...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Alok_Nahata
Reviewed 18 January 2019 via mobile

We went on a pilgrimage to the Madhya Pradesh visiting Ujjain, Omkareswar and Maheswar. While making our reservations our travel agent suggested a visit to a place called Mandu also as we need to spend an extra day nearby Indore. Honestly, we could have regretted...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Connector23551866587
18 November 2018|
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Response from aman_vivek | Reviewed this property |
I visited both places in 2nd Oct and yes it's possible to cover both places in a single day if you are travelling by your car and has a prebooked hotel. I hope you have a night stay in Maheshwar and start your journey early... More
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15 March 2018|
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Response from sssdgn | Reviewed this property |
take a road from Nagda to indore and then from indore to mandu or mandav via umariya peethampur manpur nalchha also take help from google maps
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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
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