11 Exquisite Indian Palaces

(That Aren’t the Taj Mahal)

Indian palaces are part of a visual language that shapes the way India is portrayed in media and in turn, the way we see Indian culture.

When you have a civilization that’s at least 8,000 years old, you’re bound to get more than a few architectural wonders.

Hawa Mahal

The name of the palace translates to “The Palace of Winds,” a name that likely has something to do with the way the palace was built to facilitate the circulation of air and light.

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Amer Fort

The palace was built in 1897 in the Indo-Saracenic architectural style that was popularized by British architects in the Indian subcontinent towards the tail end of the 19th century.

Mysuru Palace

Chowmahalla Palace is located in the city of Hyderabad in Telangana state. Its mix of Indian Mughal and European Gothic architecture.

Chowmahalla Palace

Located in the state of Gujarat, the Indian palace of Laxmi Vilas is another 19th-century creation made for Maharaja Sayajirao Gaekwad III.

Laxmi Vilas Palace

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