Jag Mandir

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jag mandir udaipur

Jag Mandir Udaipur

Jag Mandir lies towards the south of Lake Pichola. The boat ride leaves from the City Palace jetty.

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View of the ghats from the boat

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View of the City Palace from the boat

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View of the Lake Palace from the boat

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View of Leela Palace from the boat

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Floating platform, Jag Mandir

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Fountains, Jag Mandir

Jag Mandir has a structure that had been built to give shelter to Prince Khurram (later Emperor Shah Jahan) in 1626 when he was about to revolt against his father, Emperor Jahangir.

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Chattris, Jag Mandir

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Outer Chattri

The Rana of Udaipur, Rana Karan Singh first gave him refuge in his City Palace. However, the Prince and his entourage were shifted to the island palace on lake Pichola when his nobles failed to respect Rajput customs.

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Inner Courtyard, Jag Mandir

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Inner Courtyard, Jag Mandir

The sandstone palace with its inlaid designs in onyx, jasper and agate had been a major influence when Shahjahan built his palaces in Delhi and Agra.

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Wall Lamps

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Lantern

Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan (Prince Khurram) imbibed several ideas, especially of pieta dura work, for the Taj Mahal from Jag Mandir Palace, during his stay in 1623-24.

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Jag Mandir

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Elephants along the Jetty

One Response to Jag Mandir

  1. Mahesh Semwal August 11, 2014 at 9:07 pm #

    I may visited Jag Mandir , right place for photography !

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