Explore Palace Destinations ( 91 )

Saputara
Month Weather High Low Rain
Aug Array 27°C 21°C 135mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Mar - Oct
  • Summer: 23 - 44°C
  • Winter: 10 - 36°C
  • Rain: Jul - Sep
  • Altitude: 1000 m (3281 ft)
Ranthambore
Month Weather High Low Rain
Aug Array 21°C 16°C 192mm
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
Imphal
Month Weather High Low Rain
Aug Array 32°C 20°C 195mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Sep - Apr
  • Summer: 18 to 35°C
  • Winter: 4 to 28°C
  • Rain: Jul - Sep
  • Altitude: 786 m ( 2579 ft )
Surat
Month Weather High Low Rain
Aug Array 37°C 21°C 192mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Oct - Feb
  • Summer: 22 - 32°C
  • Winter: 15 - 30°C
  • Rain: Jul - Aug
  • Altitude: 13 m ( 43 ft )
Cambodia
Month Weather High Low Rain
Aug Array 32°C 26°C 160mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Oct to Feb
  • Summer: 25 to 35°C
  • Winter: 20 to 30°C
  • Rain: May to Oct
  • Altitude:
Canada
Month Weather High Low Rain
Aug Array 25°C 14°C 69mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Jan to April
  • Summer: 11 to 25°C
  • Winter: -9 to 10°C
  • Rain: June to Sept
  • Altitude:
Spain
Month Weather High Low Rain
Aug Array 32°C 16°C 10mm
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
Kovalam
Month Weather High Low Rain
Aug Array 30°C 23°C 124mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Sept - March
  • Summer: 20 to 36°C
  • Winter: 16 to 34°C
  • Rain: Jun to Aug
  • Altitude: 0 m
Bikaner
Month Weather High Low Rain
Aug Array 43°C 20°C 71mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Oct to March
  • Summer: 32 to 45°C
  • Winter: 5 to 28°C
  • Rain: July to Nov
  • Altitude: 242 m
Turkey
Month Weather High Low Rain
Aug Array 28°C 19°C 28mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Jun - Oct
  • Summer: 20 to 28°C
  • Winter: 2 to 11°C
  • Rain: Oct - Mar
  • Altitude:
Alibag
Month Weather High Low Rain
Aug Array 30°C 25°C 531mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: All Year
  • Summer: 22 to 40°C
  • Winter: 12 to 33°C
  • Rain: Jun to Sep
  • Altitude: 0 m
Kolkata
Month Weather High Low Rain
Aug Array 32°C 26°C 349mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Oct - March
  • Summer: 26 to 38°C
  • Winter: 16 to 28°C
  • Rain: Jun to Sep
  • Altitude: 9 m
Jamnagar
Month Weather High Low Rain
Aug Array 31°C 24°C 170mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Oct - March
  • Summer: 26 to 38°C
  • Winter: 16 to 28°C
  • Rain: Jun to Sep
  • Altitude: 9 m
Mahabaleshwar
Month Weather High Low Rain
Aug Array 19°C 16°C 1778mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Oct - Jun
  • Summer: 15 to 35°C
  • Winter: 10 to 32°C
  • Rain: Jun - Sep
  • Altitude: 1438 m (4718 ft)
Chittorgarh
Month Weather High Low Rain
Aug Array 37°C 27°C 68mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Oct - Jun
  • Summer: 15 to 35°C
  • Winter: 10 to 32°C
  • Rain: Jun - Sep
  • Altitude: 1438 m (4718 ft)
Dalhousie
Month Weather High Low Rain
Aug Array 35°C 25°C 170mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Jan - Dec
  • Summer: 16 to 42°C
  • Winter: -2 to 19°C
  • Rain: Jun - Sep
  • Altitude: 1954 m ( 6411 ft )
Vietnam
Month Weather High Low Rain
Aug Array 31°C 24°C 269mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Jul to Jan
  • Summer: 21 to 35°C
  • Winter: 12 to 21°C
  • Rain: May to Sep
  • Altitude: 0m
Srinagar
Month Weather High Low Rain
Aug Array 30°C 18°C 7mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Apr - Oct
  • Summer: 14 - 30°C
  • Winter: -2 - 14°C
  • Rain: Mar - Apr
  • Altitude: 1585 m ( 5200 ft )
Saudi Arabia
Month Weather High Low Rain
Aug Array 42°C 24°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
Ahmedabad
Month Weather High Low Rain
Aug Array 32°C 25°C 235mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Oct - Mar
  • Summer: 23 - 45°C
  • Winter: 10 - 36°C
  • Rain: Jul - Oct
  • Altitude: 53 m (174 ft)
Leh
Month Weather High Low Rain
Aug Array 25°C 10°C 15mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Jun - Sep
  • Summer: 5 - 40°C
  • Winter: -14 - 24°C
  • Rain: Jul - Aug
  • Altitude: 3500 m ( 11483 ft)
Jammu
Month Weather High Low Rain
Aug Array 35°C 25°C 170mm
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)
Macau
Month Weather High Low Rain
Aug Array 31°C 26°C 352mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Oct to Dec
  • Summer: 26 to 32°C
  • Winter: 15 to 27°C
  • Rain: Jul to Sept
  • Altitude: 170 m
China
Month Weather High Low Rain
Aug Array 29°C 20°C 182mm
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
Pelling
Month Weather High Low Rain
Aug Array 18°C 10°C 234mm
Best Season
  • Best Season:
  • Summer: °C
  • Winter: °C
  • Rain:
  • Altitude:
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
Coonoor
Month Weather High Low Rain
Aug Array 18°C 11°C 200mm
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)
Lucknow
Month Weather High Low Rain
Aug Array 33°C 26°C 314mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Oct - March
  • Summer: 21 to 45°C
  • Winter: 5 to 32°C
  • Rain: Jul - Sep
  • Altitude: 128 m
Madurai
Month Weather High Low Rain
Aug Array 35°C 25°C 104mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Oct to March
  • Summer: 26 to 41°C
  • Winter: 18 to 32°C
  • Rain: Sept to Nov
  • Altitude: 101 m
Alwar
Month Weather High Low Rain
Aug Array 23°C 25°C 199mm
Best Season
  • Best Season:
  • Summer: °C
  • Winter: °C
  • Rain:
  • Altitude:
Indore
Month Weather High Low Rain
Aug Array 29°C 22°C 314mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Oct - Mar
  • Summer: 21 to 45°C
  • Winter: 8 to 32°C
  • Rain: Jun - Sep
  • Altitude: 553 m (1814 ft)
Pushkar
Month Weather High Low Rain
Aug Array 33°C 25°C 199mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Oct to March
  • Summer: 25 to 45°C
  • Winter: 8 to 22°C
  • Rain: Aug to Sept
  • Altitude: 510 m
Porbandar
Month Weather High Low Rain
Aug Array 30°C 26°C 115mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Oct - Jan
  • Summer: 22 to 40°C
  • Winter: 12 to 33°C
  • Rain: Jul - Sep
  • Altitude: 1 m
Bhopal
Month Weather High Low Rain
Aug Array 29°C 23°C 403mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Oct - Mar
  • Summer: 23 to 47°C
  • Winter: 6 to 26°C
  • Rain: Jun - Sep
  • Altitude: 427 m (1401 ft)
Vijayawada
Month Weather High Low Rain
Aug Array 33°C 26°C 177mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Oct - Mar
  • Summer: 23 to 47°C
  • Winter: 6 to 26°C
  • Rain: Jun - Sep
  • Altitude: 427 m (1401 ft)
Mysore
Month Weather High Low Rain
Aug Array 28°C 20°C 79mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Sep - Mar
  • Summer: 22 to 39°C
  • Winter: 13 to 31°C
  • Rain: Jun - Sep
  • Altitude: 763 m (2503 ft)
Nepal
Month Weather High Low Rain
Aug Array 28°C 20°C 345mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Jun to Sept
  • Summer: 28 to 40°C
  • Winter: 18 to 22°C
  • Rain: May to Sept
  • Altitude: 1298 m
Bharatpur
Month Weather High Low Rain
Aug Array 33°C 26°C 225mm
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)
Hawaii
Month Weather High Low Rain
Aug Array 28°C 23°C 28mm
Best Season
  • Best Season:
  • Summer: 25 to 30°C
  • Winter: 18 to 27°C
  • Rain:
  • Altitude: 4205 m
Ujjain
Month Weather High Low Rain
Aug Array 29°C 22°C 223mm
Best Season
  • Best Season:
  • Summer: 25 to 30°C
  • Winter: 18 to 27°C
  • Rain:
  • Altitude: 4205 m
Trivandrum
Month Weather High Low Rain
Aug Array 29°C 23°C 138mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Oct - Feb
  • Summer: 28 to 37°C
  • Winter: 20 to 34°C
  • Rain: Jun to Sep
  • Altitude: 10 m
Vadodara
Month Weather High Low Rain
Aug Array 32°C 25°C 277mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Oct - Feb
  • Summer: 28 to 37°C
  • Winter: 20 to 34°C
  • Rain: Jun to Sep
  • Altitude: 10 m
Kolhapur
Month Weather High Low Rain
Aug Array 26°C 21°C 182mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Oct-Mar
  • Summer: 22 to 40°C
  • Winter: 12 to 30°C
  • Rain: Jul - Sep
  • Altitude: 569 m
Gwalior
Month Weather High Low Rain
Aug Array 32°C 25°C 313mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Oct to March
  • Summer: 24 to 48°C
  • Winter: 9 to 36°C
  • Rain: Jun to Sep
  • Altitude: 196 m
Hungary
Month Weather High Low Rain
Aug Array 27°C 16°C 56mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: July to August
  • Summer: 16 to 27°C
  • Winter: -4 to 16°C
  • Rain: November
  • Altitude: 855 m
Thailand
Month Weather High Low Rain
Aug Array 32°C 24°C 175mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Nov to Feb
  • Summer: 32 to 35°C
  • Winter: 20 to 30°C
  • Rain: Jul to Oct
  • Altitude: 316 m
USA
Month Weather High Low Rain
Aug Array 30°C 21°C 74mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: May to September
  • Summer: 24 to 47°C
  • Winter: -44 to 5°C
  • Rain: March to Oct
  • Altitude: 520 m
Dharamsala
Month Weather High Low Rain
Aug Array 26°C 20°C 909mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Sep - Jun
  • Summer: 8 - 34°C
  • Winter: -1 - 15°C
  • Rain: Jul - Sep
  • Altitude: 1457 m (4780 ft)
Sweden
Month Weather High Low Rain
Aug Array 20°C 13°C 76mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: June to Aug
  • Summer: 14 to 22°C
  • Winter: -5 to 9°C
  • Rain: May to June
  • Altitude: 2104 m
Bangladesh
Month Weather High Low Rain
Aug Array 31°C 26°C 305mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Nov - Feb
  • Summer: 28 - 35°C
  • Winter: 15 - 20°C
  • Rain: May - July
  • Altitude: 1052
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
Belgium
Month Weather High Low Rain
Aug Array 22°C 12°C 80mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: April - Oct
  • Summer: 18 - 21°C
  • Winter: -2 to 10°C
  • Rain: Jul - Dec
  • Altitude: 50 m
Khajuraho
Month Weather High Low Rain
Aug Array 32°C 25°C 394mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Oct to March
  • Summer: 21 to 45°C
  • Winter: 4 to 32°C
  • Rain: June to August
  • Altitude: 283 m
Ladakh
Month Weather High Low Rain
Aug Array 25°C 10°C 15mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Oct to March
  • Summer: 21 to 45°C
  • Winter: 4 to 32°C
  • Rain: June to August
  • Altitude: 283 m
Pune
Month Weather High Low Rain
Aug Array 28°C 21°C 122mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Jul - Feb
  • Summer: 20 to 42°C
  • Winter: 8 to 32°C
  • Rain: Jul - Sep
  • Altitude: 560 m (1840 ft)
Yercaud
Month Weather High Low Rain
Aug Array 28°C 20°C 148mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Jul - Feb
  • Summer: 20 to 42°C
  • Winter: 8 to 32°C
  • Rain: Jul - Sep
  • Altitude: 560 m (1840 ft)
Amritsar
Month Weather High Low Rain
Aug Array 34°C 25°C 184mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Oct - March
  • Summer: 24 to 45°C
  • Winter: 4 to 27°C
  • Rain: July to Oct
  • Altitude: 218 m
Delhi
Month Weather High Low Rain
Aug Array 33°C 26°C 259mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Feb - Apr, Aug - Nov
  • Summer: 25 - 47°C
  • Winter: 1 - 25°C
  • Rain: Jul - Sep
  • Altitude: 239 m (784 ft)
Sabarimala
Month Weather High Low Rain
Aug Array 30°C 24°C 330mm
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)
Italy
Month Weather High Low Rain
Aug Array 31°C 17°C 36mm
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
Aug Array 26°C 13°C 78mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: March to Jun
  • Summer: 8 to 30°C
  • Winter: -10 to 10°C
  • Rain: Jul - Sep
  • Altitude: 733
Lonavala
Month Weather High Low Rain
Aug Array 29°C 22°C 1147mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Oct - May
  • Summer: 22 to 40°C
  • Winter: 12 to 33°C
  • Rain: Jun - Sep
  • Altitude: 624 m (2047 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
Myanmar
Month Weather High Low Rain
Aug Array 30°C 24°C 602mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Jan to May
  • Summer: 24 to 45°C
  • Winter: 20 to 24°C
  • Rain: Jun to Oct
  • Altitude: 15 m
Agartala
Month Weather High Low Rain
Aug Array 32°C 25°C 313mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Sept - Apr
  • Summer: 24 to 36°C
  • Winter: 6 to 28°C
  • Rain: July to Oct
  • Altitude: 12.80 m
Chamba
Month Weather High Low Rain
Aug Array 35°C 25°C 170mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: March to Oct
  • Summer: 14 to 30°C
  • Winter: -5 to 20°C
  • Rain: July to Oct
  • Altitude: 1600 m
Udaipur
Month Weather High Low Rain
Aug Array 30°C 23°C 205mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Sept - March
  • Summer: 23 to 45°C
  • Winter: 3 to 32°C
  • Rain: Jul - Sep
  • Altitude: 600 m
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
Kochi
Month Weather High Low Rain
Aug Array 35°C 20°C 368mm
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
Aug Array 18°C 11°C 77mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: April to August
  • Summer: 11 to 18°C°C
  • Winter: 1 to 6°C°C
  • Rain: Jul to Sep
  • Altitude:
Switzerland
Month Weather High Low Rain
Aug Array 26°C 9°C 23mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: May to June
  • Summer: 20 to 25°C
  • Winter: -3 to -4°C
  • Rain: May to Sept
  • Altitude: 3820 m
Aurangabad
Month Weather High Low Rain
Aug Array 29°C 21°C 152mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Oct - Mar
  • Summer: 20 to 43°C
  • Winter: 10 to 32°C
  • Rain: Jun - Sep
  • Altitude: 513 m (1683 ft)
Jodhpur
Month Weather High Low Rain
Aug Array 25°C 34°C 129mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Oct - Mar
  • Summer: 24 - 45°C
  • Winter: 5 - 20°C
  • Rain: Jun - Sep
  • Altitude: 231m (758ft)
Ajmer
Month Weather High Low Rain
Aug Array 33°C 25°C 145mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Oct to March
  • Summer: 26 to 41°C
  • Winter: 3 to 32°C
  • Rain: Aug to Oct
  • Altitude: 486 m
Denmark
Month Weather High Low Rain
Aug Array 21°C 12°C 74mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Jan to March
  • Summer: 18 to 26°C
  • Winter: -0 to -13°C
  • Rain: Oct to March
  • Altitude: 31 m
Japan
Month Weather High Low Rain
Aug Array 31°C 24°C 147mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: March to Nov
  • Summer: 24 to 40°C
  • Winter: 6 to 42°C
  • Rain: June to July
  • Altitude: 18 m
Thanjavur
Month Weather High Low Rain
Aug Array 36°C 26°C 73mm
Best Season
  • Best Season:
  • Summer: °C
  • Winter: °C
  • Rain:
  • Altitude:
Jaipur
Month Weather High Low Rain
Aug Array 32°C 25°C 203mm
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)
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
Kanyakumari
Month Weather High Low Rain
Aug Array 30°C 24°C 46mm
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)
Cyprus
Month Weather High Low Rain
Aug Array 36°C 21°C 0mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: March to June
  • Summer: 18 to 36°C
  • Winter: 14 to 24°C
  • Rain: May to Oct
  • Altitude: 1952 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
Jaisalmer
Month Weather High Low Rain
Aug Array 36°C 25°C 67mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Oct - March
  • Summer: 25 to 42°C
  • Winter: 7 to 24°C
  • Rain: Sept - Oct
  • Altitude: 225 m (738 ft)
Coorg
Month Weather High Low Rain
Aug Array 21°C 17°C 826mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: April - Nov
  • Summer: 19 to 34°C
  • Winter: 14 to 29°C
  • Rain: Jun - Sept
  • Altitude: 1525 m
Hyderabad
Month Weather High Low Rain
Aug Array 30°C 22°C 163mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Oct - Mar
  • Summer: 20 - 45°C
  • Winter: 14 - 32°C
  • Rain: Jun - Oct
  • Altitude: 536m (1759 ft)
Kutch
Month Weather High Low Rain
Aug Array 33°C 25°C 85mm
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
Goa
Month Weather High Low Rain
Aug Array 29°C 24°C 519mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Oct - Jun
  • Summer: 23 - 40°C
  • Winter: 15 - 33°C
  • Rain: Jun - Sep
  • Altitude: 0m (0 ft)
Bangalore
Month Weather High Low Rain
Aug Array 28°C 20°C 143mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Sep - Feb
  • Summer: 20 - 36°C
  • Winter: 10 - 30°C
  • Rain: Jun - Aug
  • Altitude: 920 m ( 3018 ft )
Mathura
Month Weather High Low Rain
Aug Array 34°C 27°C 201mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Oct to March
  • Summer: 22 to 45°C
  • Winter: 4 to 32°C
  • Rain: July to Sept
  • Altitude: 169 m
Varanasi
Month Weather High Low Rain
Aug Array 33°C 26°C 260mm
Best Season
  • Best Season: Oct - March
  • Summer: 30 to 45°C
  • Winter: 5 to 15°C
  • Rain: Jul to Sep
  • Altitude: 80 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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