Bal Samand Lake Palace

Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India

A mere 5 kilometres north of the city limits of Jodhpur, on the Mandore Road,is the Balsamand Lake Palace,overlooking the still, clear Balsamand Lake. Built in red sandstone employing the typical ornate Rajput architectural style, it was initially conceived as the summer residence of the Jodhpur Majarajahs.