Manak Mahal, City Palace

Manak Mahal is one of the elegant parts of the City Palace, Udaipur,Rajasthan. The adjacent picture shows entrance towards the Manak Mahal from the Mor Chowk. The word Manak means - Ruby and Mahal means Palace or Residence. i.e. Ruby Palace. As the name suggests, the Manak Mahal is made of several red coloured glass or mosiac. The whole room is studded with costly glass work and paintings. The doors of the room are carved in Ivory. One should bear in mind that elephants hunting and use of Ivory was not illegal in olden days. Its restricted area and tourist are not allowed to enter the room. However they are allowed to view the room from outside.
Video of Manak Mahal, City Palace, Udaipur Rajasthan