As the name suggest the name of the palace refers to ‘the palace of flowers’. This palace was believed to be one of the most famous period rooms in the Mehrangarh Fort Museum. The palace was originally built by Maharaja Abhaya Singh, during the 18th century and was used as a private room for the pleasure of the king. It is interesting to know that the gold utilized for the construction of the Phool Mahal is believed to have been brought from the Indian state of from Gujarat. This built as booty of the war in which the king defeated a Mogul governor.
One can see many other places of interest here in the Phool Mahal. There are a couple of murals, paintings, portraits as well as raga mela, which were all contributed by Jaswant Singh, who later on became the king. A fee of Rs 200, is charged if you wish to click still pictures and for using video camera, an additional charge of Rs 200/- has to be paid. . There is an entry fee of Rs 20 charged from Indians and Rs 250 from foreign nationals for visiting the place. The place can be visited from 9:00 am to 5:00pm, on all days.
|Indian fees||20 per person Indians (for Mehrangarh fort)|
|Foreign Tourists Fee||250 per person Foreign nationals (for Mehrangarh fort)|
|Timings||All days of the week 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM|
|Visit Duration||Around 1 hour|