10 Amazing Facts about Sheesh Mahal of Jaipur

By: Payal Rathore

1. Sheesh Mahal also known as Glass Palace is located in Amber fort, Jaipur.

2. Sheesh Mahal was built by Maharaja Man Singh I in the 16th century.

3. A small ray of light can illuminate the entire Sheesh Mahal due to the  placement of mirrors.

4. Mirrors of Sheesh Mahal were brought from Belgium.

5. Ceiling of Sheesh Mahal is covered with colourful motifs (made of mirrors) creating a dreamy ambience.

6. Sheesh Mahal pillar has a unique flower that displays different colours when viewed from different angles.

7. Sheesh Mahal is decorated with many beautiful mural paintings.

8. The iconic song from of Mughal-E-Azam "Pyar kiya to darna kya" was shot inside the Sheesh Mahal.

9. Every year, thousands of tourists visit Sheesh Mahal & gets awestruck by its beauty.

10. Sheesh Mahal, Jaipur is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.