Lal Bagh Palace || Indore Attractions || Tourist Places

Lal Bagh Palace was built by Maharaja Shivaji Rao Holkar (1886-1921). The beautiful Palace is situated in the outskirts of the Indore city. It is a three storey building standing tall on the banks of the River Khan. The Palace manifests the lifestyle of the Maratha Rulers. Spread over an area of 11,3311.98 sq. m., the Lal Bagh Palace architecturally resembles the New Palace.

Lal Bagh Palace

Lalbagh Palace Indore

Lal Bagh Palace:- Did you know that the gates of Lal Bagh Palace are the exact replica of the gates of Buckingham Palace, London. They were actually casted in England and then were shipped to Indore. Now, on that interesting note, we would like to tell you that Lal Bagh Palace is one of the grandest buildings that belong to the Holkar Dynasty, Lal Bagh Palace speaks of the grandeur and heritage of the glorious times in the history of the place. Used as a venue for arranging the important celebrations and functions in the city, the palace is like a live monument that whispers sweet nothings in your ears about the lifestyle of the intriguing Holkars.
Lal Bagh Palace has been turned into a museum for common public. Their you can enjoy the remnants of the luxurious lifestyle of the leading dynasty of Indore. Exquisite articles from the time period make the palace a must visit among those who love to explore the history associated with a place.

Amazing facts about the Lal Bagh Palace: 

The Palace also houses a coin collection which is from the Muslim period. Here are 6 facts and images of the magnificent palace that will surely want you to visit the Palace

1. The Grand Entrance


The main gates of the Palace are a replica of the gates of Buckingham palace which is situated in London.  The gates were shipped from England. The gates carry the Holkar state emblem which states “He who tries will succeed”. The daunting gates of the Lal Bagh Palace are unique in Asia.

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2. The Red Rose Velvet Carpet


The whole complex has a total area of 28 acres and the premise has a huge garden of roses which is one of the best in the country. Built on the banks of river Saraswati, this palace was surrounded by beautiful lawns & trees, spread over an area of 28 acres ! At one point of time, the palace had one of the best rose gardens in India !

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3. The Regal Artwork


The palace also exhibits many contemporary Indian and Italian paintings and sculptures that take you by awe.

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4. The Magnificent Decor


The ravishing decorations in the style of Versailles Palace uses Italian marble columns, grand chandeliers, Persian carpets and flying nymphs on the ceiling  gives the tourists a wonderful experience.

 

5. The Exquisite Ballroom


The Palace has a grand ballroom which has wooden floor mounted on springs for extra bounce.

 

 

6. Adding Life to the Palace


Other attractions of the palace are the furnished rooms with beautiful carvings on the walls as well as the ceilings. Much of the furniture and ornamentation belongs to late Regency and early Georgian style.

 

HOW TO REACH:

By Air : As Lalbagh Palace is located in Indore city so nearest point for flights arrival/departure is Indore Airport which is about 20 kms from palace building. It connects the city from Mumbai, Bhopal, Jabalpur & Delhi.

DISTANCE CHART
From
Distance
(in Kms)
Bhopal 200
Ujjain 65
Omkareshwar 90
Maheshwar 90
Mandu 95
Sanchi 250

Reaching Amarkantak by Train/ Railways :- 
The nearest railhead to Amarkantak is Pendra Road at a distance of 17 km from the heart of the city. Anuppur at distance of 48 km from Amarkantak is also convenient for the tourists. Taxi charges are Rs 300 from Pendra Road and Rs 600 from Anuppur.

Open TimeAll days of the week except Monday: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Ticket prices: 

Indian nationals (above 15 years age)  –  Rs. 5 / person
Foreign nationals (all ages)                  –   Rs. 100 / person

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