Thursday, August 18, 2011

Raj Mahal, Jaisalmer

The grand palace Raj Mahal of Jaisalmer constructed around 1500 AD. It is located on the Trikura hill inside the Golden Fort.

It was built with marvelous beauty by the most famous architects and craftsmen during the Royal period.

It is one of the oldest palaces in Rajasthan. This imposing seven-storied palace is highly popular for the lattice work.

46 comments:

George said...

The details in the construction of this palace are amazing.

Cloudia said...

marvelous!

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ಅಶ್ವಿನಿ/ Ashwini said...

Nice mahal. I'm planning a trip to Rajasthan this november.. Will try to visit this place.

kavita said...

Magnificent ! Rajasthan fascinates me .

Pietro said...

It's a very interesting architecture, so beautiful and fascinating!

Zuzana said...

Yes it is truly imposing. What a stunning structure.;)
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DeeBee L. said...

Stunning architecture!

Al said...

That is some detailed lattice-work, very impressive. Great photos!

Sivinden said...

Impressive buildings with beautiful decorations.

Sylvia K said...

Such an incredibly beautiful place and gorgeous skies for a perfect backdrop! Superb captures, Rajesh! Have a great weekend!

Sylvia

Bengts fotoblogg said...

Great photos, lovely palace.

Eaglesbrother said...

Beautiful structures as always..a shame the skills of building such monuments is being lost.

clairz said...

I am always amazed at the incredible structures from long ago.

Vicky said...

Beautiful post !!!!

Gary said...

Again a great tour!! Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada

Pearl Maple said...

magnificant craftsmanship on show in that palace, thanks for sharing with us in Sky Watch Friday

Francisca said...

The lattice work is stunning, and it's no wonder this masterpiece of architecture is popular!

Liz said...

Gorgeous skies. Happy sky watching!

Liz @ A Simple Life

Riet said...

Beautiful country you live in.

nonizamboni said...

Lovely ancient building that seems to have weathered the years nicely. Great capture!

Carver said...

This is a beautiful palace.

LV said...

What a grad building. Such outstanding architect. Love your post as that is the only way I will ever see such sights.

Kathiesbirds said...

Just amazing!

Nayana said...

wow..beautiful palace and work is gorgeous...

Kim, USA said...

As always this craft men who built this are fantastic. These house is amazingly beautiful. Does anybody live here?

SWF

ladyfi said...

Wow - it's so beautiful with its lovely intricate workmanship.

forgetmenot said...

Another impressive building. Have a great weekend. Mickie ;)

alicesg said...

Wow very amazing at the beautiful designs and especially love the balcony. Have a nice weekend.

Indrani said...

Good pictures.

joo said...

The details of this building are awesome!

ruma said...

Hello, Rajesh

I am touched by your works.
The profound atmosphere will heal my feeling.

Your sensitivity is praised

The prayer for all peace.
Have a good weekend...
ruma ❀

Tatjana Parkacheva said...

Beautiful palace.

Regards!

Elin said...

And it sure is beautiful, Rajesh:)

eileeninmd said...

It is a beautiful palace, Rajesh! The latice is wonderful. Great photos. Thanks for sharing.

Krishna said...

nice info...

Gattina said...

Very impressive building !

eden said...

Wow, very impressive! Great shots.

thomas said...

Wow!A 7 storey high palace build so long ago.

Life Ramblings said...

lovely palace and such beautiful architecture.

Spiderdama said...

Impressive details! Wonderful palace.

LauraX said...

exquisite architecture!

Jeevan said...

Incredible! Its architecture is splendid.

Anonymous said...

What a nice capturing!keep it up. Nice and very informative description.

Veespi.

Rajesh said...

Thank you all for appreciating this beautiful palace.

deepazartz said...

Amazing details!!!!!!!!!!

Rajesh said...

Thank you for appreciating this beautiful palace.