Explore Palace Destinations ( 91 )

Kochi
Month Weather High Low Rain
Dec Array 33°C 19°C 48mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Oct - Mar
  • Summer: 24 to 37°C
  • Winter: 17 to 33°C
  • Rain: Jul - Sep
  • Altitude: 0 m (0 ft)
Scotland
Month Weather High Low Rain
Dec Array 7°C 2°C 57mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: April to August
  • Summer: 11 to 18°C°C
  • Winter: 1 to 6°C°C
  • Rain: Jul to Sep
  • Altitude:
Bangladesh
Month Weather High Low Rain
Dec Array 26°C 13°C 2mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Nov - Feb
  • Summer: 28 - 35°C
  • Winter: 15 - 20°C
  • Rain: May - July
  • Altitude: 1052
Porbandar
Month Weather High Low Rain
Dec Array 31°C 16°C 1mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Oct - Jan
  • Summer: 22 to 40°C
  • Winter: 12 to 33°C
  • Rain: Jul - Sep
  • Altitude: 1 m
Kolkata
Month Weather High Low Rain
Dec Array 27°C 15°C 17mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Oct - March
  • Summer: 26 to 38°C
  • Winter: 16 to 28°C
  • Rain: Jun to Sep
  • Altitude: 9 m
Udaipur
Month Weather High Low Rain
Dec Array 26°C 8°C 4mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Sept - March
  • Summer: 23 to 45°C
  • Winter: 3 to 32°C
  • Rain: Jul - Sep
  • Altitude: 600 m
Ladakh
Month Weather High Low Rain
Dec Array 2°C -11°C 4mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Sept - March
  • Summer: 23 to 45°C
  • Winter: 3 to 32°C
  • Rain: Jul - Sep
  • Altitude: 600 m
USA
Month Weather High Low Rain
Dec Array 8°C 0°C 78mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: May to September
  • Summer: 24 to 47°C
  • Winter: -44 to 5°C
  • Rain: March to Oct
  • Altitude: 520 m
Jamnagar
Month Weather High Low Rain
Dec Array 30°C 15°C 0mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: May to September
  • Summer: 24 to 47°C
  • Winter: -44 to 5°C
  • Rain: March to Oct
  • Altitude: 520 m
China
Month Weather High Low Rain
Dec Array 3°C -7°C 3mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Jan to March
  • Summer: 13 to 30°C
  • Winter: -9 to 10°C
  • Rain: Jul to Sept
  • Altitude: 43.71 m
Myanmar
Month Weather High Low Rain
Dec Array 32°C 19°C 7mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Jan to May
  • Summer: 24 to 45°C
  • Winter: 20 to 24°C
  • Rain: Jun to Oct
  • Altitude: 15 m
Leh
Month Weather High Low Rain
Dec Array 2°C -11°C 4mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Jun - Sep
  • Summer: 5 - 40°C
  • Winter: -14 - 24°C
  • Rain: Jul - Aug
  • Altitude: 3500 m ( 11483 ft)
Switzerland
Month Weather High Low Rain
Dec Array -1°C -12°C 16mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: May to June
  • Summer: 20 to 25°C
  • Winter: -3 to -4°C
  • Rain: May to Sept
  • Altitude: 3820 m
Canada
Month Weather High Low Rain
Dec Array 1°C 6°C 66mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Jan to April
  • Summer: 11 to 25°C
  • Winter: -9 to 10°C
  • Rain: June to Sept
  • Altitude:
Khajuraho
Month Weather High Low Rain
Dec Array 26°C 9°C 8mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Oct to March
  • Summer: 21 to 45°C
  • Winter: 4 to 32°C
  • Rain: June to August
  • Altitude: 283 m
Kovalam
Month Weather High Low Rain
Dec Array 32°C 23°C 52mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Sept - March
  • Summer: 20 to 36°C
  • Winter: 16 to 34°C
  • Rain: Jun to Aug
  • Altitude: 0 m
Jaipur
Month Weather High Low Rain
Dec Array 23°C 11°C 8mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Oct - March
  • Summer: 25.8 to 45°C
  • Winter: 5 to 22°C
  • Rain: Jul - Sep
  • Altitude: 431 m (1,414 ft)
Kolhapur
Month Weather High Low Rain
Dec Array 29°C 15°C 6mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Oct-Mar
  • Summer: 22 to 40°C
  • Winter: 12 to 30°C
  • Rain: Jul - Sep
  • Altitude: 569 m
France
Month Weather High Low Rain
- - - -
Best Season
  • Best Season: Jun to Sept
  • Summer: 23 to 27°C
  • Winter: 1 to 5°C
  • Rain: Oct to Nov
  • Altitude: 737 m
Hawaii
Month Weather High Low Rain
Dec Array 26°C 21°C 104mm
Best Season
  • Best Season:
  • Summer: 25 to 30°C
  • Winter: 18 to 27°C
  • Rain:
  • Altitude: 4205 m
Surat
Month Weather High Low Rain
Dec Array 37°C 7°C 3mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Oct - Feb
  • Summer: 22 - 32°C
  • Winter: 15 - 30°C
  • Rain: Jul - Aug
  • Altitude: 13 m ( 43 ft )
Nepal
Month Weather High Low Rain
Dec Array 19°C 3°C 3mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Jun to Sept
  • Summer: 28 to 40°C
  • Winter: 18 to 22°C
  • Rain: May to Sept
  • Altitude: 1298 m
Vijayawada
Month Weather High Low Rain
Dec Array 29°C 20°C 21mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Jun to Sept
  • Summer: 28 to 40°C
  • Winter: 18 to 22°C
  • Rain: May to Sept
  • Altitude: 1298 m
Ajmer
Month Weather High Low Rain
Dec Array 24°C 10°C 5mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Oct to March
  • Summer: 26 to 41°C
  • Winter: 3 to 32°C
  • Rain: Aug to Oct
  • Altitude: 486 m
Coorg
Month Weather High Low Rain
Dec Array 25°C 14°C 17mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: April - Nov
  • Summer: 19 to 34°C
  • Winter: 14 to 29°C
  • Rain: Jun - Sept
  • Altitude: 1525 m
Pelling
Month Weather High Low Rain
Dec Array 12°C 6°C 0mm
Best Season
  • Best Season:
  • Summer: °C
  • Winter: °C
  • Rain:
  • Altitude:
Germany
Month Weather High Low Rain
- - - -
Best Season
  • Best Season: May to October
  • Summer: 22 to 30°C
  • Winter: 0 to 3°C
  • Rain: April to September
  • Altitude: 2962 m
Cyprus
Month Weather High Low Rain
Dec Array 17°C 7°C 76mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: March to June
  • Summer: 18 to 36°C
  • Winter: 14 to 24°C
  • Rain: May to Oct
  • Altitude: 1952 m
Chamba
Month Weather High Low Rain
Dec Array 22°C 5°C 9mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: March to Oct
  • Summer: 14 to 30°C
  • Winter: -5 to 20°C
  • Rain: July to Oct
  • Altitude: 1600 m
Lucknow
Month Weather High Low Rain
Dec Array 24°C 7°C 7mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Oct - March
  • Summer: 21 to 45°C
  • Winter: 5 to 32°C
  • Rain: Jul - Sep
  • Altitude: 128 m
Ujjain
Month Weather High Low Rain
Dec Array 28°C 11°C 14mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Oct - March
  • Summer: 21 to 45°C
  • Winter: 5 to 32°C
  • Rain: Jul - Sep
  • Altitude: 128 m
Bhopal
Month Weather High Low Rain
Dec Array 26°C 11°C 17mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Oct - Mar
  • Summer: 23 to 47°C
  • Winter: 6 to 26°C
  • Rain: Jun - Sep
  • Altitude: 427 m (1401 ft)
Chittorgarh
Month Weather High Low Rain
Dec Array 23°C 9°C 1mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Oct - Mar
  • Summer: 23 to 47°C
  • Winter: 6 to 26°C
  • Rain: Jun - Sep
  • Altitude: 427 m (1401 ft)
Yercaud
Month Weather High Low Rain
- - - -
Best Season
  • Best Season: Oct - Mar
  • Summer: 23 to 47°C
  • Winter: 6 to 26°C
  • Rain: Jun - Sep
  • Altitude: 427 m (1401 ft)
Agartala
Month Weather High Low Rain
Dec Array 26°C 11°C 8mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Sept - Apr
  • Summer: 24 to 36°C
  • Winter: 6 to 28°C
  • Rain: July to Oct
  • Altitude: 12.80 m
Saudi Arabia
Month Weather High Low Rain
Dec Array 21°C 9°C 0mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Apr and Sept to Oct
  • Summer: 24 to 42°C
  • Winter: 9 to 29°C
  • Rain: Jan to May
  • Altitude: 620 m
Amritsar
Month Weather High Low Rain
Dec Array 21°C 7°C 15mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Oct - March
  • Summer: 24 to 45°C
  • Winter: 4 to 27°C
  • Rain: July to Oct
  • Altitude: 218 m
Maldives
Month Weather High Low Rain
- - - -
Best Season
  • Best Season: November to April
  • Summer: 25 to 29°C
  • Winter: 25 to 29°C
  • Rain: Jun to Aug
  • Altitude: 2.4 m
Bangalore
Month Weather High Low Rain
Dec Array 26°C 16°C 18mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Sep - Feb
  • Summer: 20 - 36°C
  • Winter: 10 - 30°C
  • Rain: Jun - Aug
  • Altitude: 920 m ( 3018 ft )
Greece
Month Weather High Low Rain
- - - -
Best Season
  • Best Season: July to August
  • Summer: 16 to 28°C
  • Winter: 6 to 16°C
  • Rain: October to Feb
  • Altitude: 300 m
Jammu
Month Weather High Low Rain
Dec Array 21°C 5°C 9mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Oct to Apr
  • Summer: 24 to 39°C
  • Winter: -2 to 20°C
  • Rain: Jun to Sep
  • Altitude: 327m (1073 ft)
Saputara
Month Weather High Low Rain
Dec Array 29°C 12°C 7mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Mar - Oct
  • Summer: 23 - 44°C
  • Winter: 10 - 36°C
  • Rain: Jul - Sep
  • Altitude: 1000 m (3281 ft)
Pushkar
Month Weather High Low Rain
Dec Array 35°C 10°C 10mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Oct to March
  • Summer: 25 to 45°C
  • Winter: 8 to 22°C
  • Rain: Aug to Sept
  • Altitude: 510 m
Dharamsala
Month Weather High Low Rain
Dec Array 16°C 7°C 54mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Sep - Jun
  • Summer: 8 - 34°C
  • Winter: -1 - 15°C
  • Rain: Jul - Sep
  • Altitude: 1457 m (4780 ft)
Jodhpur
Month Weather High Low Rain
Dec Array 11°C 27°C 2mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Oct - Mar
  • Summer: 24 - 45°C
  • Winter: 5 - 20°C
  • Rain: Jun - Sep
  • Altitude: 231m (758ft)
Thanjavur
Month Weather High Low Rain
Dec Array 30°C 21°C 92mm
Best Season
  • Best Season:
  • Summer: °C
  • Winter: °C
  • Rain:
  • Altitude:
Imphal
Month Weather High Low Rain
Dec Array 25°C 2°C 15mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Sep - Apr
  • Summer: 18 to 35°C
  • Winter: 4 to 28°C
  • Rain: Jul - Sep
  • Altitude: 786 m ( 2579 ft )
Mathura
Month Weather High Low Rain
Dec Array 23°C 8°C 10mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Oct to March
  • Summer: 22 to 45°C
  • Winter: 4 to 32°C
  • Rain: July to Sept
  • Altitude: 169 m
Coonoor
Month Weather High Low Rain
Dec Array 19°C 7°C 50mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Oct - Feb
  • Summer: 15 to 25°C
  • Winter: 10 to 20°C
  • Rain: Jun to Sep
  • Altitude: 1850 m (6070 ft)
Bharatpur
Month Weather High Low Rain
Dec Array 25°C 8°C 12mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Oct to Mar
  • Summer: 32 to 45°C°C
  • Winter: 5 to 29°C°C
  • Rain: Jul to Sep
  • Altitude: 183 m (600 ft)
Gwalior
Month Weather High Low Rain
Dec Array 24°C 7°C 8mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Oct to March
  • Summer: 24 to 48°C
  • Winter: 9 to 36°C
  • Rain: Jun to Sep
  • Altitude: 196 m
Cambodia
Month Weather High Low Rain
Dec Array 30°C 22°C 45mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Oct to Feb
  • Summer: 25 to 35°C
  • Winter: 20 to 30°C
  • Rain: May to Oct
  • Altitude:
Mexico
Month Weather High Low Rain
- - - -
Best Season
  • Best Season: March to May
  • Summer: 25 to 29°C
  • Winter: 20 to 24°C
  • Rain: Jun to Sep
  • Altitude: 2421 m
Dalhousie
Month Weather High Low Rain
Dec Array 22°C 5°C 9mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Jan - Dec
  • Summer: 16 to 42°C
  • Winter: -2 to 19°C
  • Rain: Jun - Sep
  • Altitude: 1954 m ( 6411 ft )
Madurai
Month Weather High Low Rain
Dec Array 29°C 21°C 51mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Oct to March
  • Summer: 26 to 41°C
  • Winter: 18 to 32°C
  • Rain: Sept to Nov
  • Altitude: 101 m
Kutch
Month Weather High Low Rain
Dec Array 29°C 12°C 2mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Oct to Feb
  • Summer: 30 to 48°C°C
  • Winter: 12 to 25°C°C
  • Rain: Jul to Aug
  • Altitude: 3 m
Aurangabad
Month Weather High Low Rain
Dec Array 28°C 11°C 13mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Oct - Mar
  • Summer: 20 to 43°C
  • Winter: 10 to 32°C
  • Rain: Jun - Sep
  • Altitude: 513 m (1683 ft)
Ahmedabad
Month Weather High Low Rain
Dec Array 29°C 13°C 1mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Oct - Mar
  • Summer: 23 - 45°C
  • Winter: 10 - 36°C
  • Rain: Jul - Oct
  • Altitude: 53 m (174 ft)
Lonavala
Month Weather High Low Rain
Dec Array 31°C 11°C 3mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Oct - May
  • Summer: 22 to 40°C
  • Winter: 12 to 33°C
  • Rain: Jun - Sep
  • Altitude: 624 m (2047 ft)
United Kingdom
Month Weather High Low Rain
- - - -
Best Season
  • Best Season: Jun to Sept
  • Summer: 18 to 23°C
  • Winter: 5 to 15°C
  • Rain: June
  • Altitude: 24 m
UAE
Month Weather High Low Rain
- - - -
Best Season
  • Best Season: Oct to Nov and Feb to March
  • Summer: 24 to 40°C
  • Winter: 9 to 25°C
  • Rain: April to May
  • Altitude: 27 m
Indore
Month Weather High Low Rain
Dec Array 27°C 11°C 6mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Oct - Mar
  • Summer: 21 to 45°C
  • Winter: 8 to 32°C
  • Rain: Jun - Sep
  • Altitude: 553 m (1814 ft)
Kanyakumari
Month Weather High Low Rain
Dec Array 30°C 24°C 84mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Oct - March
  • Summer: 22 to 35°C
  • Winter: 21 to 34°C
  • Rain: Jun to Sep
  • Altitude: 300 m (1000 ft)
Mysore
Month Weather High Low Rain
Dec Array 28°C 17°C 14mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Sep - Mar
  • Summer: 22 to 39°C
  • Winter: 13 to 31°C
  • Rain: Jun - Sep
  • Altitude: 763 m (2503 ft)
Sabarimala
Month Weather High Low Rain
Dec Array 32°C 23°C 40mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Sept to Apr
  • Summer: 23 to 35°C
  • Winter: 17 to 32°C
  • Rain: Jun to Sep
  • Altitude: 468 m (1535 ft)
Alibag
Month Weather High Low Rain
Dec Array 33°C 18°C 10mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: All Year
  • Summer: 22 to 40°C
  • Winter: 12 to 33°C
  • Rain: Jun to Sep
  • Altitude: 0 m
Delhi
Month Weather High Low Rain
Dec Array 23°C 8°C 8mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Feb - Apr, Aug - Nov
  • Summer: 25 - 47°C
  • Winter: 1 - 25°C
  • Rain: Jul - Sep
  • Altitude: 239 m (784 ft)
Denmark
Month Weather High Low Rain
Dec Array 4°C 0°C 51mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Jan to March
  • Summer: 18 to 26°C
  • Winter: -0 to -13°C
  • Rain: Oct to March
  • Altitude: 31 m
Bikaner
Month Weather High Low Rain
Dec Array 31°C -1°C 1mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Oct to March
  • Summer: 32 to 45°C
  • Winter: 5 to 28°C
  • Rain: July to Nov
  • Altitude: 242 m
Pune
Month Weather High Low Rain
Dec Array 30°C 12°C 5mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Jul - Feb
  • Summer: 20 to 42°C
  • Winter: 8 to 32°C
  • Rain: Jul - Sep
  • Altitude: 560 m (1840 ft)
Japan
Month Weather High Low Rain
Dec Array 12°C 4°C 46mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: March to Nov
  • Summer: 24 to 40°C
  • Winter: 6 to 42°C
  • Rain: June to July
  • Altitude: 18 m
Macau
Month Weather High Low Rain
Dec Array 20°C 14°C 35mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Oct to Dec
  • Summer: 26 to 32°C
  • Winter: 15 to 27°C
  • Rain: Jul to Sept
  • Altitude: 170 m
Thailand
Month Weather High Low Rain
Dec Array 31°C 20°C 5mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Nov to Feb
  • Summer: 32 to 35°C
  • Winter: 20 to 30°C
  • Rain: Jul to Oct
  • Altitude: 316 m
Sweden
Month Weather High Low Rain
Dec Array 2°C -2°C 48mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: June to Aug
  • Summer: 14 to 22°C
  • Winter: -5 to 9°C
  • Rain: May to June
  • Altitude: 2104 m
Spain
Month Weather High Low Rain
Dec Array 11°C 2°C 48mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: April to June and Oct
  • Summer: 24 to 30°C
  • Winter: 2 to 20°C
  • Rain: April to May
  • Altitude: 650 m
Belgium
Month Weather High Low Rain
Dec Array 6°C 1°C 88mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: April - Oct
  • Summer: 18 - 21°C
  • Winter: -2 to 10°C
  • Rain: Jul - Dec
  • Altitude: 50 m
Vadodara
Month Weather High Low Rain
Dec Array 30°C 13°C 4mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: April - Oct
  • Summer: 18 - 21°C
  • Winter: -2 to 10°C
  • Rain: Jul - Dec
  • Altitude: 50 m
Jaisalmer
Month Weather High Low Rain
Dec Array 25°C 8°C 2mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Oct - March
  • Summer: 25 to 42°C
  • Winter: 7 to 24°C
  • Rain: Sept - Oct
  • Altitude: 225 m (738 ft)
Vietnam
Month Weather High Low Rain
Dec Array 31°C 22°C 56mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Jul to Jan
  • Summer: 21 to 35°C
  • Winter: 12 to 21°C
  • Rain: May to Sep
  • Altitude: 0m
Trivandrum
Month Weather High Low Rain
Dec Array 31°C 23°C 66mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Oct - Feb
  • Summer: 28 to 37°C
  • Winter: 20 to 34°C
  • Rain: Jun to Sep
  • Altitude: 10 m
Goa
Month Weather High Low Rain
Dec Array 32°C 21°C 17mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Oct - Jun
  • Summer: 23 - 40°C
  • Winter: 15 - 33°C
  • Rain: Jun - Sep
  • Altitude: 0m (0 ft)
Hyderabad
Month Weather High Low Rain
Dec Array 28°C 15°C 3mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Oct - Mar
  • Summer: 20 - 45°C
  • Winter: 14 - 32°C
  • Rain: Jun - Oct
  • Altitude: 536m (1759 ft)
Turkey
Month Weather High Low Rain
Dec Array 11°C 5°C 11mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Jun - Oct
  • Summer: 20 to 28°C
  • Winter: 2 to 11°C
  • Rain: Oct - Mar
  • Altitude:
Alwar
Month Weather High Low Rain
Dec Array 35°C 10°C 10mm
Best Season
  • Best Season:
  • Summer: °C
  • Winter: °C
  • Rain:
  • Altitude:
Hungary
Month Weather High Low Rain
Dec Array 3°C -1°C 48mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: July to August
  • Summer: 16 to 27°C
  • Winter: -4 to 16°C
  • Rain: November
  • Altitude: 855 m
Mahabaleshwar
Month Weather High Low Rain
Dec Array 25°C 14°C 16mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Oct - Jun
  • Summer: 15 to 35°C
  • Winter: 10 to 32°C
  • Rain: Jun - Sep
  • Altitude: 1438 m (4718 ft)
Varanasi
Month Weather High Low Rain
Dec Array 25°C 9°C 4mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Oct - March
  • Summer: 30 to 45°C
  • Winter: 5 to 15°C
  • Rain: Jul to Sep
  • Altitude: 80 m
Srinagar
Month Weather High Low Rain
Dec Array 8°C -2°C 5mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Apr - Oct
  • Summer: 14 - 30°C
  • Winter: -2 - 14°C
  • Rain: Mar - Apr
  • Altitude: 1585 m ( 5200 ft )
Italy
Month Weather High Low Rain
Dec Array 13°C 3°C 91mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Jan to May
  • Summer: 15 to 30°C
  • Winter: 4 to 14°C
  • Rain: November
  • Altitude: 13 m
Kangra
Month Weather High Low Rain
Dec Array 17°C 4°C 15mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: March to Jun
  • Summer: 8 to 30°C
  • Winter: -10 to 10°C
  • Rain: Jul - Sep
  • Altitude: 733
Ranthambore
Month Weather High Low Rain
Dec Array 21°C 12°C 3mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Oct to April
  • Summer: 23 to 45°C
  • Winter: 4 to 32°C
  • Rain: July to Sept
  • Altitude: 215 to 505 m

Palace - Things to do

Have you imagined yourself living in luxury and splendor? Imagine living in a royal palace, being served by attendants at every beck and call. Enjoying life in the lap of luxury is no longer the good fortune of a few people. Today worldwide there are Palaces and chateaus where any common man could visit and stay.

 

India with his rich past is home to countless palaces. These palaces were the abode of kings and the royal family in yester years. These palaces are an excellent example of the rich and glorious past of India. Most of these palaces were not only residences of the royal family but they are sheer examples of brilliant architecture and royalty.

 

These famous Indian palaces of grandeur and luxury showcase a brilliant range of architectural style and artistry. These places exude elegance of style and brilliance. Some of these luxurious palaces in India have been converted into Luxury Heritage hotels.

 

We take you through some of the famous Palaces in India. Visiting some or all of them should be a necessity in every tourist’s agenda. Rajasthan is one of the few states in India where there are a large number of palaces.

 

Jai Vilas Palace

A few kilometers to the south of the Gwalior Fort, is the new town of Lashkar. The Jai Vilas Palace was founded in 1809. Lashkar was founded by Daulat Rao Scindia and served as a military base. Slowly with the passage of time Lashkar became a full fledged town with proper drainage systems. This palace is open from 9 AM – 7 PM on all days except Monday.

 

Umaid Bhavan Palace

This palace is a sheer example of architectural glory that was built during the British Raj. The palace was built by Maharaja Umaid Singh who ruled from 1911-47.This palace was a strong military base during the Second World War. The best time to visit these palaces in Rajasthan is between the months of October and March.

 

Lake Palace

This palace is situated on the Jagniwas island which is in Udaipur, Rajasthan. This palace which is known as the Palace of Romance is an amazing blend of opulence and tradition. This palace was built by Maharana Jagat Singh II of Udaipur was initially called Jagniwas. The upper room of the palace is a perfect circle and is about 21 feet (6.4 m) in diameter. Its floor is inlaid with black and white marbles; the walls are ornamented with niches and decorated with colored stones in the same style as the Taj at Agra. Currently this Palace has been converted into a Heritage Hotel and is managed by the Taj Hotels in India.

 

Lalgarh Palace

This palace in Bikaner is another popular palace in Rajasthan. This palace recreates the magical and lavish lifestyle of the Royal Rajputs in Rajasthan. This palace was designed by a British national for Maharaja Ganga Singh of Bikaner. This is also converted into a Heritage Hotel now.

 

There are other famous palaces are in the state of Karnataka and Gujarat. Popular amongst them is the Mysore Palace which is in Mysore , Karnataka. Gujarat also has some rich and grand palaces. There are a number of tour operators who arrange trips specially to the palaces and forts in India.

 

The architectural grandeur, luxury and splendor of these palaces makes tourists feel a part of our bygone and rich history. Even in this era of globalization it is important for all of us to make this heritage a part and parcel of our life.

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