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“Ship palace”
29 Apr 2018
“Jahaz Mahal”
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Mehrauli Complex, New Delhi 110002, India
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Jahaz mahal is located on the banks of Shamsi talab. It's impression in the pond used to resemble a ship, hence the name. The monument was constructed around 14th century as a rest house to the travellers. The main highlight of the monument in the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Travellove1025
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

It is a part of the Mehrauli Archeological Park, poorly maintained, is in tatters. It’s an interesting piece of architecture but lack of maintenance has ruined it.

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank KumarS1263
Reviewed 25 November 2016

This is one of the worst place I visit in my life. The palace is not maintained by any authority. Very filthy and dirty place. All the dirty water falling in the pond. Not a worth place to visit even once. Local people should be...More

Date of experience: November 2016
2  Thank Arnab C
Reviewed 23 June 2016

A very beautiful historical place to visit. Often neglected by tourists, this place is hidden gem. Nice architecture and awesome place for photography.

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Shilpamittal
Reviewed 18 November 2015 via mobile

Have read somewhere the name comes from the reflection of this architecture on the shamshi lake which is behind it just looks like a ship/ jahaz. Well it has ruined a lot and it not properly maintained. Jahaz mahal is one of the mughal era...More

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank Anirban812
Reviewed 13 November 2015 via mobile

What a beautiful monument in the middle of the sprawling slumlike village it stands proudly next to. Such a deep shame that the place and it's surrounding parkland - currently the domain of dusty dogs and dusty card players, hasn't been maintained and is dirty...More

Date of experience: November 2015
1  Thank jpeate
Reviewed 10 April 2015

Jahaz mahal is next to Hauz-i-Shamsi in Mehrauli.the monuments reflection gave it the illusion of a ship floating in the lake & hence the derivation of its name! It was either built as a pleasure resort for the then Lodi rulers or as some aver,built...More

Date of experience: January 2015
Reviewed 1 April 2015

Wonder why this place is so underrated. Loved the monument and the photographs taken here came out just amazing. Give it a go.

Date of experience: February 2015
Thank AienNoorul
Reviewed 19 November 2014

In the midst of Mehrauli village, this attraction which is adjacent to Shamshi lake looks visually very appealing. Built during Lodhi era, this is believed that it was used as a resting place for visitors who came that time from far off lands. Another version...More

Date of experience: November 2014
Thank Satyendra G
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