Taj Lake Palace was formerly a pleasure palace called Jag Niwas. It was by Maharana Jagat Singh II. Taj Lake Palace was restored as a palace hotel in 1963. It has breathtaking views of the City Palace, Aravalli and Machla Magra hills, and Jag Mandir.
The building of this pleasure palace began in 1743
The James Bond film ‘Octopussy’ was shot on the premises.