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4 Palaces to explore in Kutch

Kutch

this district got its name due to its Geographical Characteristics and due to its turtle-like shape. This is an historically important district.

Aaina Mahal Palace
Aaina Mahal PalaceMaharav Of Kutch, Darbargadh Chowk, Old Dhatia Falia, Bhuj, Gujarat 370001, India

Aaina Mahal Palace is an 18th-century palace that is located next to the Prag Mahal in Darbargadh, Bhuj, Gujarat, India. The palace was built by Rao Lakhpatji of Cutch State around 1750. Lakhpatji's master craftsman Ram Singh Malam designed the palace in the local style and decorated it in the European style with glass, mirrors, and tiles.

Prag Mahal Palace
Prag Mahal PalaceDarbar Gadh Rd, Old Dhatia Falia, Bhuj, Gujarat 370001, India

Prag Mahal Palace is a 19th-century palace located next to the Aina Mahal in Bhuj, Gujarat, India. The palace is made of Italian marble and sandstone from Rajasthan. There is also a small temple in the courtyard behind the palace with nicely carved stonework.

SharadBaug Palace
SharadBaug PalaceGaurav Path Near, Khengarji Park, Hamirsar Lake Rd, Opp, Bhuj, Gujarat 370001, India

The king's residence right up to 1991 when the last king of Kutch, Madansingh died, the palace is now a museum. With beautiful gardens of many flowering and medicinal plants, the palace grounds houses many migrating birds as they stop for a rest on their way.

Vijay Vilas Palace
Vijay Vilas PalaceVijay Vilas Palace Road, District Kutch, Mandvi Rural, Gujarat 370465, India

This 20th-century summer palace was commissioned by Maharao Shri Khengarji III for his son Yuvraj Shri Vijayaraji, Made of red sandstones, the palace features every element of Rajput architecture and bears a striking resemblance to palaces of Orchha and Datia. Artisans from various parts of India, such as Rajasthan, Bengal and Saurashtra along with the Mistris and Suthars of Kutch were called upon for making of the palace.

Map of Palaces to explore in Kutch