Sheesh Mahal is a beautiful building located in Amber Fort in Jaipur district of Rajasthan state. It is one of the famous historical buildings of India. Glass pieces are installed in this palace which looks very beautiful to see.
This palaceis also known as ‘Darpan Hall’. Sheesh, Palace is a part of ‘Jai Mandir’, which is beautifully decorated with mirrors. Glass fragments on the ceilings and walls are reflected when light falls and the glow spreads throughout the palace. Raja Jai Singh of Jaipur built this palace for his special guests. In this Sheesh Mahal with forty pillars, light is lit in the entire palace after lighting a matchstick.
History of Sheesh Mahal Jaipur India
Sheesh Palace was built by Maharaja Jai Singh in the year 1623 AD. The mirrors in the Sheesh, Mahal was imported from Belgium.
The glass pieces of this magnificent building resting on forty pillars are decorated with very beautiful mural painting. The number of these mirrors is believed to be in millions. If the candle is lit in the dark, then millions of light flashes all around. This is the beauty and specialty of this palace. It is known as ‘Sheesh Mahal’ due to the fine work of glass.
The famous the song “Jab Pyar Kiya To Darna Kya” from the superhit film ‘Mughal-e-Azam’, played by famous film actor Dilip Kumar, was shot at Sheesh Mahal. In this song, the qualities of Sheesh Mahal have been highlighted. When these mirrors of many colors are illuminated in the light, then it seems that someone has opened the glittering jewels and jewels.
Renovation of Sheesh Mahal
The government of India has renovated the Sheesh Palace between 1970 and 1980. It has been repaired and looks as glorious and beautiful as before. Marble stone workmanship has also been done in this palace. The palace windows, vents give a beautiful view of ‘Mawtha Lake’ and Amer.
is located inside Amber Fort. So, the is included in the , which are priced at INR 25 for Indians and INR 200 for non-Indian visitors.
Entry Fee for Sheesh Mahal in Jaipur
INR 25 for Indians and INR 200 for non-Indian visitors
Sheesh Mahal Jaipur Timings
Monday to Sunday 9.30 to 4.30