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Rang Mahal

Chamba

12.9/5(4 Ratings)

Rang Mahal Overview

Ranked 14 of 24 sightseeing in Chamba

Rang Mahal is one the largest monuments of the region made using brick. Located in Surara Mohalla, it exhibits a fusion of Mughal and British architectures. The foundation stone of the palace was laid by Raja Umed Singh of Chamba. The structure was completed in the year 1860 under Raj Sri Singh, who developed the southern part of the palace.

The palace had painted doors and paintings, which are preserved at the Bhuri Singh Museum of Chamba. Some of the artwork is on display at the National Museum, New Delhi.

Once a residence of the ruling family, it has now been taken over by the Handicrafts Department of the State Government. The department is engaged in making a wide variety of shoes, slippers and handkerchiefs.
 

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  • Best Time: During DayLength of visit: Below 1hr
  • Length of visit: 2-3hrsBest Time: During Day
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  • Food available for purchaseFood available for purchase
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  • Camera/Video allowedCamera/Video allowed
  • Wearing of shoes/footwear allowedWearing of shoes/footwear allowed

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99% voted as clean

Reviews and Ratings

Pritesh Mehta

Pritesh Mehta5.0/5

569 reviews

Some handmade stuffs are sold

There are entry fees to adult 10/- and child 5/-, this is constructed by Raja Umed Singh. This display is of completely a blend of British and Mughal architecture, the life stories of lord Krishna. This place currently houses and emporium open from 10 am to 1 pm and 2 pm to 5 pm all days, Sunday is closed. They sell handmade shawls, kerchiefs, Chapple etc.

Sumit Gupta

Sumit Gupta1.1/5

16 reviews

Nothing great

There nothing great to see in the Rang Mahal but if you are in chamba and have time then you can go see it.