JAHAZ MAHAL, Mandu

Jahaz Mahal or the ship palace was built by SultanGhiyas-ud-din-Khilji to maintain his large Harem (place where the ladies of rulers lived). This palace is in shape of a ship and is locate between Munj Talao and Kapur Talao (pond).The A balcony hanging over the water and the open terraces appears as a royal pleasure craft. In fact hidden motif of building this palace might have been to carve out a pleasure ship from stone. In the moon light the sight of this structure as viewed from Heavily Mahal is unforgettable. The spectacular silhouette of the domes and a turret perched on terrace is sight to cherish life long. Jahaz Mahal is a double storied structure which is which represents the grace of royalty that decorated this place in the past. This palace is 120 meter long and 15 meter wide.