Hampi, bounded by the Tungabhadra river on one side and hills on the other three sides, was the former capital of the Vijayanagara (City of Victory) Empire.
Tag Archives | Palaces
A list of travel related articles on the various Palaces in India. Includes detailed descriptions of the various sites, pictures, hotel & restaurant reviews.
Mysore, the second largest city in Karnataka, is famous for Mysore Silk Sarees, Mysore Pak, and the festivities that take place during Dashera.
Bangalore, nicknamed the Garden City, was once known as a Pensioner’s Paradise. Today it is a bustling city dubbed as India’s Silicon Valley.
Hari Niwas Palace is a majestic palace hotel overlooking the Tawi river valley on one side and Trikuta hills of the Vaishno Devi shrine on the other.
Chail Palace was constructed by the Maharaja Bhupinder Singh in 1891. He had a row with the British because of which he was expelled from Shimla.
Shree Chhatrapati Shahu Museum, named after the city’s founder, is housed in the new palace building completed in 1881. It was designed by Major Mant and has an unique architectural style which is a fusion of Jain, Hindu (Gujarat & Rajasthan), and the local Rajwada styles.
The palace is simply phenomenal! It was built in 1890 by Maharaja Sayyaji Gaekwad III, the then ruler of Vadodara and named after his wife