Lalgarh Palace limns the true regality of Rajasthan in colours of grandeur, exquisiteness and vivacity. The architectural beauty of this palaces osculates surrealism and perfection, adorned by a protean backdrop.
Located in the region ornated with diverse and colourful habiliment of culture, Bikaner, this diacritic palace was gifted as another feather in the heritage cap of India by Maharaja of Bikaner, Sir Ganga Singh, somewhere in the early 1900s.
The palace beautifully presents a fusion of a myriad of architectural styles of various countries and regions. It can be classified as a combination of Rajput, Mughal and European architectural styles. The palace derives its name from Maharaja Lall Singh,(father of Maharaja Ganga Singh), an stands as a magnificent landmark to commemorate the legacy of the then king.
The palace plays host to a number of cupolas, pavilions, a gargantuan dining hall and many more. Beautifully crafted in red sandstone, the construction and completion of the palace amounted to a staggering sum of a million rupees, due to the highly intricate and skifully crafted designs.
The palace is not the only instrument of mystification for the tourists. The palace houses the fourth largest private library in the world, the Shri Sadul Museum and also the Lalgarh Palace hotel.
The palace is certain to prove itself as a must visit site in a vivacious tour to regal Rajasthan.
When to visit : Lalgarh Palace
Best time to visit: October - February
Opening hours:10:00 AM - 5:00 PM