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Laxmi Vilas Palace

The property

Overview

One of Vadodara’s most prominent attractions, Laxmi Vilas Palace served and still served as the residence of Vadodara’s royal family. It was built by Maharaja Sayaji Rao III between 1878 and 1890. And during that time alone the cost incurred in the construction was around 6 million INR. The architecture of this particular palace is marked as the finest representation of Indo-Saracenic style. Along with spectacular structures inside the palace, a zoo, golf course and a museum are also located. Opulent halls with stained-glasswork, mosaic and beautiful tiles are a treat to the eyes for sure, and this alone is a reason enough to pull travelers from around the world.

Open and Closing Time

9:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Transportation

By Air

By Rail

By Road

Nearest Hotel

Effotel by Sayaji

Hotel Sun Plaza

Vivanta Vadodara

Hotel Surya Palace

Nearest Resturant

Rajpat Hotel Restaurant

Silver Leaf Bistro Restaurant

Sankalp Restaurant

Numeron Restaurant

Near By Attraction

Shri Kashivishwanath Mandir

Siddhartha Lake

Shri Mahalasa Temple

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Interesting facts about Laxmi Vilas Palace

The Laxmi Vilas Palace is Vadodara's most elegant address for weddings. With two stunning banqueting rooms accommodating every kind of celebration, from the marriage ceremony to a glittering reception, and attentive yet unobtrusive staff, the palace is the perfect choice for a perfect day. The Lukshmi Villas Palace is a place to meet and celebrate.

The palace was built with the most high-tech facilities including elevators at the time of their creation so as to make it a more appropriate place with western facilities.

There is a swimming pool at its deck which are amongst the favourite spots for tourists to hang out at. Along with a Jacuzzi and baby pool, the place becomes all the more enjoyable for the families.

History

Laxmi Vilas Palace is one of the most majestic structures in India and was the private residence of Maharaja Sayajirao Gaekwad III. Known to be the largest private dwelling of the size equivalent to four times of the Buckingham Palace, this magnificent palace is a must-visit when in Vadodara.The striking Laxmi Vilas Palace was constructed in 1890 and took nearly twelve years to complete. Sprawling across an area of about 700 acres, it is still home to the royal family of Vadodara, the Gaekwads. It is built in the Indo-Saracenic style which is a hybrid of the Hindu, Gothic and Mughal architectural forms with the presence of domes, minarets and arches.

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