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Reviewed 16 September 2019 via mobile

The palace is really beautiful and really gorgeous and I would like to suggest this place to everyone as it is a amazing place to visit truly heritage

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 14 September 2019

If you want a good glimpse into the excess of power and wealth of the Scindia dynasty - this is a good place to start. But then trace how their fawning alliance with the British led to Rani of Jhansi's death in the 1857 rebellion...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 13 July 2019

It was the Maharaja's wish to bring the Palace of Versailles to Gwalior. So, when the occasion arose for King Edward's arrival in the year 1875, he built the Jai Vilas Palace by putting prisoners from the Gwalior fort to work on its construction. Workers...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 July 2019 via mobile

The palace is awesome as much of it as we see..well.maintained. A mini parked right outside.. do go there to see the relics.. specially the food train on the huge dining table..

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 7 April 2019

It shows the richness of the erstwhile Indian prince and rulers in true sense. Very nicely kept place with huge halls and must to see if you are in Gwalior!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank historycling
Reviewed 15 March 2019

The Jai Vilas Palace is a symbol of age-old Indian culture.It is well-known due to its beautiful architecture. Every part of the palace is intricately designed and decorated which speaks much about the craftsmen of those times. The palace is truly an architectural marvel as...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 26 February 2019

Jai Vilas Palace is the most popular tourist place of Gwalior.It is a beautiful palace with a white facade.It is now turned into an amazing museum.It spread across a massive area of more than 12 lakh square feet.Its amazing features is a huge Durbar Hall,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 15 February 2019

he palace was huge and palace constructed by Maharaja Jayaji Rao Scindia in 1874. This palace is a great example of European architecture, the special attraction to see silver train. very well maintained.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 7 February 2019

Excellently maintained. Beautiful interiors especially the chandeliers, carpets, etc. Hired a guide who had a good knowledge of the property but has to wait for a guide for 1/2 hour

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 19 December 2018 via mobile

The Palace has a lot of unique items especially when it comes to furniture but the whole set up seems like a racket of sorts. Firstly, I paid for the Indian tickets for my family and then for one for my mobile to take photos....More

Date of experience: December 2018
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