Badal Mahal- A multi hued royal paradise in Alsisar Mahal, Shekhawati
The refurbished palace – Alsisar Mahal in Shekhawati is a popular destination after the three consecutive Magnetic Fields Festivals every Year since 2014! The 17th century palace is an epitome of grandeur and rich heritage in the Jhunjhunu district of Rajasthan’s Shekhawati region.
Alsisar Mahal from each of its rooms, darbaars and courtyards renders an experience of lifetime to the indulgent travelers in Rajasthan. The most special and breathtaking being the Badal Mahal!
On the top most floor of Alsisar Mahal is the Badal Mahal, which means “Palace in the Clouds” The grand Badal Mahal encloses magnificent halls with jack-arched alley and multi hued windows. The walls and domed ceiling of the palace are festooned with exquisite paintings. The wall paintings at Badal Mahal are beautifully blended with soft furnishing and vibrant lanterns; all inspired by the refreshing monsoon clouds. With the yellow, blue and golden depiction of monsoon clouds, the entire aura of Badal Mahal is breathtaking.
Total 25 painters worked for 2.5 months for 8 hours each to hand paint these clouds in Badal Mahal. It was constructed in the Hindu Year Vikram samvat 2070, under the 8th generation of the rulers of Alsisar. This 21st century edifice is typical of the region of Shekhawati; a mix of Rajput and Mughal styles of architecture.
An exquisite and delightful restaurant open for the guests of Alsisar Mahal, Badal Mahal in itself is an experience, which is cherished by them. Imagine yourself dining here on the top most floor of Alsisar Mahal and enjoying the interior magnificence along with commanding view outside.
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