Get acquainted with the still-live royalty in Incredible India!
India, with its Kings, Nizams, Queens, and other Lords have a rich and royal history. The royal heritage is being preserved as most of the lavish residences from the past, where history had paved its way, are being converted into hotels so that the people can relive the time in these palaces.
- The Udaivilas Palace in Udaipur reflects the royal and princely charm of old India. Here one can surely enjoy the grand architecture of the Rajasthani Palaces.
- The Laxmi Niwas Palace in Bikaner portrays the royal architecture with hand painted walls. Besides enjoying the architectural style of Lutyens and Baker, the exclusion of the place makes it worthy of a visit.
- The Umaid Bhawan Palace in Jodhpur is the last grand palace that was built in India influenced by Renaissance. The museum inside the palace helps one to enjoy the grandeur of the royal items that had been used by the kings, queens, and nobles. One can also enjoy the display of the vintage cars.
- Falaknuma Palace in Hyderabad was the Nizam’s residence. The jaw dropping architecture which is a combination of both White House and Buckingham Palace attracts many. The Palace also has a huge library with a huge collection of books and the guests can go through 150 books among them.
- The Royal Palace of Mysore in Karnataka is one of the most beautiful architectures of Indian palaces. It is known to be one of the few palaces in India that the public can actually enjoy. The Palace also exhibits a rich cultural heritage that is preserved by the Karnataka Government so that the viewers can get the true essence of the same.
- The Hawa Mahal in Jaipur is widely known for its style of construction and is also known to be the Palace of Winds. It mostly attracts viewers due to its great architecture with a total of 953 windows. The interior of the building is extraordinarily cool and one can surely enjoy the Archaeological Museum inside the palace.
Most of the grand royal palaces in India can be found in Rajasthan due to the grandeur of the Maharajas of Rajasthan, as reflected in history. But there are many more such palaces that are found in the different states of India and visiting them must be in your agenda!