Visiting Baroda anytime soon? Keep Laxmi Villas Palace as the number one in your sightseeing list… have a look at this collection of pictures and you will understand why we suggest this place….
The Laxmi Vilas Palace is one of the major attractions in Vadodara. The palace encompasses a huge space and contains architectural artwork of eclectic Indo-Islamic design. Maharaja Savajirao III commissioned Major Charles Mant to build the Lakshmi Vilas Palace. This magnificently remarkable interior is a kaleidoscope of multi-coloured marble and mosaic artwork. The palace grounds include a golf course and Sayajirao's museum that hosts original paintings by Raja Ravi Varma besides the king’s other personal belongings.
The museum is functional from 10:30am - 5:30pm and the entrance fee is Rs. 100/-
For a tour around the palace you need to contact Maharaja’s secretary in the palace office or call +91 265 242 6372.
Both palace and museum are closed on Mondays.