Travel tips: This place called "Paradise of Malwa" is present in a very beautiful and huge 'ship-palace'!


You all must know that the land of Madhya Pradesh is known for the many architectural wonders built there. If these beautiful buildings are built on the banks of the lake and they are surrounded by beautiful green gardens, then who would not like such a place!

Today we are going to tell you about a place where you can get information about the royal history, but at the same time, by spending a few moments there amidst the natural beauty and historical buildings, you will be able to stay in the royal palace for some time only. Can enjoy living life.

We are talking about the Jahaz Mahal of Mandu (Mandav) town, which is called the paradise of Malwa in the Malwa region of Madhya Pradesh. This palace is built between huge ponds, Kapoor Talab and Munj Talab, due to which looks like a big ship when viewed from above. That is why it is also known as Jahaz Mahal.aa

Being at an altitude of about 630 meters above sea level, Mandu is also known as a small hill station situated on the banks of river Narmada. Along with this, the name of Mandav remains at the top of the places to visit during monsoons in Madhya Pradesh. This Jahaz Mahal, situated in the historic Mandu Nagar, surrounded by greenery, is a fine example of ancient architecture.

If you are a history lover or an ancient architecture lover, then you must go here, but even if you are fond of photography, this place is full of many wonderful locations where you can click many amazing photos. Also, there are stairs in the palace by which you can go to the top of the palace and from there the view all around is amazing.

Tickets and Admission Timings

If we talk about tickets, then there is no ticket for the age of 15 years and they can visit this palace without any ticket. And for Indian tourists above 15 years of age, the ticket is Rs.25. And for foreign nationals the ticket price is Rs.300. Also, the entry timings are from 8 am to 6 pm.

Mandu Nagar is situated on a hill but here you can go comfortably with your vehicle as the road etc. is very well maintained all over Mandu. Along with this, outside the entry gate of Jahaz Mahal, you will also find many restaurants, etc. where you can have breakfast or lunch, etc.


So we would like to say that this palace is a masterpiece of architecture which you must visit. You can see here different styles of architectural style together in one place.

Along with this, there are many other wonderful tourist places in the historical Mandu city, which we will try to tell in our upcoming articles.

How to reach here?

Mandu city is well connected by road to Indore or Ujjain city of Madhya Pradesh. This place is about 95 km away from Indore and its distance from Ujjain is about 150 km.