There are various famous forts and palaces in Kota, of which Jagmandir Palace is one such palaces which is located in an island in Lake Pichola and is also known as the "Lake Garden Palace". This palace was constructed in 1740 by the royal dynasty of Mewar. The palace is named in honor of the last king of the Mewar dynasty named Maharana Jagat Singh. The palace was used as a summer retreat by the members of the Royal family.
Kota Jagmandir Palace is a three storied structure which consists of different mahals and at the entry to the palace there are four statues of elephants, located on either side of the jetty. You can have a look at the four elephants from whichever way you enter the palace. The palace is located in the middle of Kishor Sagar Lake, which offers wonderful view of the surrounding areas to the visitors.
The three storied palace is made of yellow sandstone and marbles, which gives it a golden look and at times the visitors think that it is made up of gold. As the Jagmandir Palace Kota is made up of different mahals, each mahal has some striking features which are a major tourist attraction. In all the mahals, you will find all the royal items are well preserved and are kept for public viewing. Among such mahals, Gul Mahal is a major touris attraction as this is the place where Prince Khurram lived with his family and this mahal has a typical Islamic architecture, with well decorated interiors and a mosque which is constructed inside the palace.
Jagmandir Palace Kota also has a beautiful garden, which has various types of flowers and trees along with an ancient fountain. You can also drop in at the museum during your tour to Jagmandir Palace Rajasthan, where you can get information regarding the history of the island and also of the palace. You can also have a look at the various traditional artifacts which were used by the kings and members of the royal family The most striking feature of this palace are the huge elephant which are made of white marble, which gives such an impression as if they are guarding the entire palace.