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Famous Palaces of India

Indian PalacesIf you love history, you should explore the history of India. We assure you that you will be left bewildered by the facts, figures and the royal past of ancient India. The best way to know the history of India is to take a tour to the Famous Palaces in India. a visit to these exotic palaces in India will replicate the legendary past of the Rajas and Maharajas who once lived here. These palaces are the finest example of sheer opulence and comfort. They showcase a brilliant range of architectural style and artistry, and reflect an elegance of style that could have only been mastered over eons. Some of these palaces are now luxury hotels that offer you a whiff of royalty in a package!

Few Very Famous Palaces of India That You Should Visit Once Are As Follows:

Bir Singh Palace: The Bir Singh Palace is the best surviving example of a style of architecture that arose in the late 16th and early 17th centuries. It is situated on the track from Gwalior to Jhansi. Erected on a rocky ridge, the Bir Singh Palace has five stories visible. A central dome rising to 35m caps the palace. There are many underground chambers excavated in the rock but they remain hidden from view.

Jaivilas Palace: Situated in Gwalior, this famous Palace in India resembles a quaint Mediterranean resort. It was built between 1872 and 1874 by Maharaja Jayji Rao to welcome the 'Prince of Wales' on his trip to India.

Umaid Bhavan Palace: This exotic palace is situated in Jodhpur. It ranks as one of the world's largest residences! This palace homes around 347 rooms where each room is juxtaposed alongside beauty. A visit to this famous palace in India will take you back you back to the glory days of the Rajputs.

Fort Palaces of Orchha: The fort palaces of Orchha comprise of three splendidly constructed Mahals, called the Raja Mahal, the Jahangir Mahal and the Rai Parveen Mahal. These were constructed by Raja Rudra Pratap in the early 16th century.

Lake Palace: This beautiful and famous palace in India is situated on Lake Pichola. It is one of the finest examples of Oriental workmanship. It was built by the Sisodias in the 17th century; the palace is characterized by luxury and splendour which was the hallmark of the Rajputs in the medieval ages.

Chail Palace: This majestic pal`ace lies on the Shivalik slopes of Chailitis. This palace is a fine example of elegance, opulence and comfort. Once the royal resort was summer retreat of the Maharaja of Patiala, it has now been converted into a hotel. It also boasts of the highest cricket field in the world.

Shiv Niwas Palace: Udaipur gets entranced by the beautiful Mughal decorative art and Rajput architecture. This palace is situated on a hill top which further adds to its magnificence.

Sariska Palace: 200 km from Delhi, 110 km from Jaipur and 205 km from Agra, this amazing Palace was built by Maharajah Jai Singh of Alwar. Visit the Palace if you wish to know how a Royal Hunting lodge looks like.

Neemrana Fort Palace: 122 Kms from Delhi, this palace was constructed by Rao Rajdeo. It is the oldest heritage resort in India. Get a glimpse of the fine architectural beauty and the grandeur of the Palace with all the ancient carvings.

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