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6 Under Explored Palaces That are Must Visits

6 Palaces Not Everyone Talks About but Are Must Visits HolidayIQ

The famous Palaces that figure in every itinerary are undoubtedly great iconic structures that give a peek into royal lifestyles of the past. Here, HolidayIQ reviewers present important Palaces that not everyone on a royal odyssey has visited.

1. Bangalore

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HolidayIQ Reviewer Rizwanuddin Rafiq shares, “It Was Laid by Nawab Hyder Ali in 1740s.” Read Full Review

HolidayIQ Reviewer Binay Mohanty shares, “Not sure why did I not visit this place earlier as this is one good attractions Bangalore has. Bangalore palace is situated at Vasantha Nagar” Read Full Review

2. Ladakh (Leh)

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Lake | Valley | Snow | Palace

HolidayIQ Reviewer Yassir Pitalwalla says, “If you want the best views of Leh town and want to really understand why Leh's most famous king built his palace here you have to climb this palace. ” Read Full Review

HolidayIQ Reviewer Jaison Netto shares, “See Leh from Leh palace The palace does not look like a palace and its construction or design is nothing so marvelous but good. There are lot of history details and lot of information in this place ...The best thing about this palace and nearby area is that you can climb the hill where this place is constructed and there is a stupa on top of this which is beautiful. ” Read Full Review

3. Kochi (Cochin)

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Beach | Fort | Sea | Palace

HolidayIQ Reviewer JOJI JOSEPH adds, “A Dutch palace portraying the art of Hindu temple The Mattancherry palace also known as the Dutch palace is believed to have constructed in the beginning of 16th century by the Portuguese for the King of Kochi. Today, it is a portrait gallery of the Cochin Rajas and notable for some of the best legendary wall paintings in India.” Read Full Review

4. Gwalior

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Fort | Palace | Temple | History

HolidayIQ Reviewer Traveler InMe shares, “A sculptural treasure trove: Gujari Mahal (museum) Gujari Mahal, is a palace built by Raja Man Singh of Gwalior for his beloved queen Mrignayani. There are a few folklore attached to making of this beautiful palace. As per one, the palace was built away from the massive Gwalior Fort as the queen belonged to a lower caste ” Read Full Review

HolidayIQ Reviewer Saranya Devanathan shares, “Only a small part of the palace has been converted into museum. Private palace of Scindias.” Read Full Review

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5. Murshidabad

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HolidayIQ Reviewer Javed Ali adds, “This palace was built with 1000 doors that's why called as Hazar Duari (means palace with thousand doors). Built under the supervision of the British architects now consists of a museum maintained by Archaeological Survey of india. ” Read Full Review

HolidayIQ Reviewer hiru pal adds, “This was the first time we visited a historical city Murshidabad where we went to Hazarduari palace. There we saw the arms used by the Nawabs of Bengal in their battles against the British. We also saw different valuable printings sculptures and others relics of period. The place was very beautiful. We enjoyed most in this place.” Read Full Review

6. Kumbhalgarh

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HolidayIQ Reviewer Rizwanuddin Rafiq adds, “This palace gives the feeling like floating over the clouds Badal Mahal is also known as palace of Clouds and it is situated at the top of the Kumbhalgarh fort and having an elevation about or more than 3500 feet from mean sea level which is considered the highest point of the fort. This palace was built by Maharana Fateh Singh in the late 19th-century, though his reign was from 1885 to 1930. ” Read Full Review

HolidayIQ Reviewer Rizwanuddin Rafiq says, “Birth place of the great warrior Maharana Pratap Kumbhalgarh Fort is a world heritage site and it is situated in the western range of Aravalli hills. It is a hill fort, which was built by Maharana Kumbha during 1443 to 1458 of Mewar. In the same fort Maharana Udai Singh was brought up as he was shifted from Chittorgarh, this fort was a strategic fort of Mewar and it is a birth place of the great warrior Maharana Pratap. ...This elaborate fort was designed and work was supervised by famous architect of that period Madan or Mandan, as the remains of Kumbha palace are the witness of excellent design and workmanship including carving and decorative works on ceilings etc and this fort is located at the boundaries of Mewar and Marwar. ” Read Full Review

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