On the occassion of World's Heritage Day, lets visit India's Royal Palaces. The beauty of these heritages cannot be explained in words but it can be feel. There is no dearth of royal and lavish palaces in India which was the richest country once upon a time and that’s how it attracted Britishers to loot our country systematically.
However, some of the palaces are converted into restaurants to give the experience of fascinating and magnificent heritage of our country India.
Let’s dive into Incredible India and salute to our ancient Indian engineers for giving us the mesmerizing construction that which has been there for decades.
1. Amba Vilas Palace-Mysore, Karnataka
Mysore is known as ‘city of palaces’. The palace desevers the name ‘royalty’. It is also called Mysore royal palace belongs to Wodeyars dynasty. It was built in 1912. You can visit at any day.
2. Lake Palace-Udaipur, Rajasthan
The Dining Table
Built by Maharana Jakat Singh II who was the 62nd king of Mewar dynasty. This palace is very distinct from others as it is completely built on Lake Pichola which is the natural island in Udaipur.
3. Hawa Mahal- Jaipur, Rajasthan
The first thing that catches everyone’s eye is its construction style. The mahal is called ‘Palace of Winds’. It was built in 1799. It is open all days for visitors.
4. Udai Vilas Palace- Udaipur, Rajasthan
The palace is converted into restaurant and is managed by Oberoi Hotels Group. It is one of the most luxurious hotels in the country.
5. Rambagh Palace Hotel- Jaipur, Rajasthan
It is one of the most beautiful palaces in India. This palace is converted to hotel and is currently managed by Taj Hotels group which is part of Tata Enterprises. It is highly expensive hotel in India.
6. Laxmi Vilas Palace- Baroda, Gujarat
One of the biggest palaces in India which is four times larger than Buckingham Palace in England. It belongs to Gaekwad dynasty built in 1890. You will be bewildered with its rich interior design. You can visit at any day except on Monday.
7.Kowdiar Palace-Trivandrum, Kerala
Built in 1915 by Sree Moolam Thirunal. It resembles the rich history of Trivandrum. It consists of 150 royal rooms.
8. Cooch Behar Palace, West Bengal
Also called Victoria Jubilee Palace. It was built in 1887. This architecture took place inspired by the stunning Buckingham Palace in London.
9. Fernhills Royal Palace, Ooty
Ferrnhills Royale Palace was built in 1844 as a summer Palace of the Mysore Maharajas.
10. Taj Falaknuma Palace, Hyderabad
It belongs to Paigah family, who is the senior aristocracy of Hyderabad. Later it is owned by the Nizam of Hyderabad. It was built in 1893.It has a dining hall which can seat 100 guests at its table.
11. Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jodhpur
The construction of this palace started in 1929 and completed in 1943. Some portion of the palace is converted to hotel and is managed by Taj Group.
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