List of palaces in Rajasthan

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Hawa Mahal, the "Palace of Winds", in Jaipur
Lake palace in Udaipur

The Indian state of Rajasthan is famous for historic havelis, forts and palaces. Some of these are:

Jaipur district[edit]

Udaipur district[edit]

(Wax Museum Sajjangardh Road Udaipur )

Bikaner district[edit]

Jodhpur district[edit]

Other districts[edit]

  • Devigarh, Delwara, now a heritage hotel.
  • Khimsar Fort, Khimsar (Nagour District). Former residence of the thakurs (landed noble) of Khimsar, today a hotel.
  • Jaisalmer Fort, Jaisalmer. Seat of the Maharaja of Jaisalmer.
  • Lalgarh Palace, Bikaner. Former royal residence. A part have been converted into a hotel, while the remainder is a museum.
  • Laxmangarh Fort, Sikar. Former royal residence, today a tourist spot.
  • Laxmi Vilas Palace, Bharatpur. Former royal residence, today a hotel.
  • Mundota Fort and Palace, A 450-year-old palace located 18 miles north-west of Jaipur. Former royal residence of the Thakurs of Mundota which has recently been converted into a heritage hotel.
  • Neemrana Fort-Palace. Located 40 miles northwest of Alwar. Former residence of the rajah of Neemrana, today a hotel.
  • Sariska Palace, SariskaAlwar. Former royal hunting lodge, today a hotel.

Further reading[edit]

  • Badhwar, Inderjit; Leong, Susan (2006). India Chic. Singapore: Bolding Books. ISBN 981-4155-57-8. 
  • Crites, Mitchell Shelby; Nanji, Ameeta (2007). India Sublime – Princely Palace Hotels of Rajasthan. New York: Rizzoli. ISBN 978-0-8478-2979-8. 
  • Michell, George, Martinelli, Antonio (2005). The Palaces of Rajasthan. London: Frances Lincoln. ISBN 978-0-7112-2505-3.