Sheesh Mahal Jaipur 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 palace is also known as ‘Darpan Hall’. Sheesh, Palace is a part of ‘Jai Mandir’, which is beautifully decorated with mirrors.
Sheesh Mahal Jaipur Rajasthan India
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 Rajasthan India
Sheesh, Palace was built by Maharaja Jai Singh in the year 1623 AD. The mirrors in the Sheesh, Mahal were imported from Belgium.
The glass pieces of this magnificent building resting on forty pillars are decorated with very beautiful mural paintings. 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 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.
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