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It is the most famous and charming tourist attraction in India second only to the elegant Taj Mahal. The architecture of the palace is a unique blend of Hindu, Muslim, Rajput and Gothic styles. This three-stoned structure with marble domes and five storied tower is surrounded by an exhaustive but beautiful garden. The palace is lit on every Sundays and on all days of Dasara festival, which is a heavenly feast for your eyes and will ‘wow’ you forever. Timings
10:00 AM – 5:30 PM. Ent...
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This palace was built 1892 by Sultan Muhammed Shah Aga Khan III as an act of charity for people who were hit by famine. This palace is considered to be one of the biggest landmarks in Indian history. This palace made a permanent place in history when it was used as a prison during upsurge of Quit India Movement during 1942-1944. Freedom fighters like Mahatma Gandhi along with his wife, Kasturba Gandhi, his secretary Mahadev Desai and Sarojini Naidu along with many were imprisoned in this ...
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Considered as the largest of its kind in Rajasthan, the palace is built on a hilltop by Maharana Udai Mirza Singh in 1559. Located on the east bank of the Pichola Lake, this palatial building has a unique blend of the Rajasthani and Mughal architectural styles and has a good collection of old materials and Rajasthan culture. Set at an average elevation of 598 meters, it provides a breathtaking bird's eye view of the city and all its surroundings. Various towers, domes, marble arches, cour...
City palace
The first phase of the construction of this monument began in 1729 and ended in 1732 by a ruler of Amber, Sawai Jai Singh II. But the present structure is a result renovation done till the late 19th century. The palace complex designed by Vidyadhar Bhattacharya and Sir Samuel Swinton Jacob is a blend of Shilpa Shastra, Mughal and European style of architecture. The Chandra Mahal, Mubarak Mahal, Mukut Mahal, Maharani's Palace, Shri Govind Dev Temple and the City Palace Museum are among the...
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This nine storey palace built on Tsemo Hill by King Sengge Namgyal,Namgyal dynasty, during 17th was used as the royal residence until the Dogra forces took the palace under siege in 19th century. The architecture of the palace is heavily influenced by the Potala Palace in Lhasa, Tibet. The palace was originally constructed by the Namgyal dynasty's founder Tsewang Namgyal. The palace offers a splendid and jaw dropping view with the Ladakh mountain range as its backdrop, and the hill Stok K...
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Serving as an alternative to the royal family during the renovation of Mysore Palace, this beautiful structure is now transformed into a gallery of artifacts and function hall. It has one of the largest collections of artifacts in South India that include evergreen paintings by Raja Ravi Varma depicting scenes from India’s epics, The Ramayana and The Mahabharata. Timings
8.30 AM to 5.30 PM (daily). Entrance fee
Adults: Rs.20. Children (5 - 10yrs): Rs.10/-. Visit Duration
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This double storey monument was built in 1555 by the Portuguese who gifted it to the Raja of Kochi. It was renovated in 1663 by the Dutch and ever since is popularly known as the Dutch Palace. Major attractions here are the murals of epics like the Mahabharata, the Ramayana and other mythologies. There is a small Pazhayannur Bhagavati temple, the house deity of Kochi’s Raja. You will also come across temples of Lord Krishna and Lord Shiva here. Entry Fee
Rs, 2 per person. Timing...
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The construction of this palace began in 1730 by Peshwa Baji Rao I and was completed two years later. The name Shaniwar Wada literally means, Saturday Fort; the fort got its name as Peshwa Baji Rao I laid foundation to this palace on a Saturday. The teak wood used in this palace was sourced from the jungles of Junnar. This palace remained r the Peshwa’s until 1818. In 1818, Peshwa Baji Rao II quit the throne and gave it off to Sir John Malcolm. An unfortunate fire broke out and gutted ...
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Built by the Nizams, the palace which defined Hyderabad is one of the must see tourist places. The construction of Chowmahalla meaning “four palaces” began in 1750 under Salabat Jung and took more than 100 years to complete. It was finally completed under Afzal ad-Dawlah, Asaf Jah V, the fifth Nizam. The palace consists of two courtyards - Northern and Southern, a durbar hall, fountains and gardens. The southern courtyard again comprises four palaces; Afzal Mahal, Mahtab Mahal, Tahniyat M...
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The palace built in 1774 by the Dutch is now a heritage hotel resort. This also happens to be the oldest palace of its kind outside Holland. It was initially a mansion and was later decorated with gardens. The palace served as home to the British Governor’s. It has backwaters as its backdrop and provides a beautiful picturesque scene.   Address
Bolghatty Palace Hotel, Bolgatty, Ernakulam, Kerala, India.
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