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Bir Singh Palace

Main Datia Road, Datia 475661, India
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The palace is grand & well preserved

This palace is a fine example of hindu craftsmanship. It takes 5 storeys to reach the main... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
KanishkMarkam
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Bhopal, India
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Majestic palace of Bygone era

This magnificent palace of Maharaj Bir Singh Dev is located around 2 km from Datia bus stand and 5... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bong T
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West Bengal, India
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Datia is known for the first freedom fight against the British Raj and Bundelas were the first few clan of Indians who started it. This is a beautiful palace built by the Bundela king - His Highness MAHARAJA GOVIND SINGH JU DEV. Situated beside gwalior-jhansi highway, this palace gives ample opportunity for every visitor to see the Indian history due to its convenient location and proximity to it
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Main Datia Road, Datia 475661, India
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This palace is a fine example of hindu craftsmanship. It takes 5 storeys to reach the main courtyard. From there, you can see the alleys, small rooms, the lake, animal shed behind, & the central structure. The central structure have fancy ceiling & the entry...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This magnificent palace of Maharaj Bir Singh Dev is located around 2 km from Datia bus stand and 5 km from Datia rail station. Auto rickshaw @ Rs. 70 can be hired to visit the palace from Bus stand. This seven storied palace is located...More

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Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

It's a beautiful place made in 8 year 10 months and 28 days and many little know that its used by Jahangir for 1 night stay before going to Lahore attack where he died. It's actually gift from Bir Singh to him

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Reviewed 15 February 2018

Its as beautiful as Orchha with a lot less people and crowds. About an hour from Orchha stands the Palace of Bir Singh. It has 7 floors and is a fusion of Mughal and Rajput architecture. Do visit when in Datia you won't be disappointed.

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Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

The scale of the place is huge. It's still beautiful and not in bad shape but many rooms are closed. There are 420 rooms so you still see a lot. If you are interested in architecture you should not miss it.

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Reviewed 4 January 2018

It is a shame that such an exquisite piece of architecture does not figure on the MP tourism trail. While Orchha is touted much for its architecture and history, this location though on the Gwalior - Jhansi route remains obscure and neglected. A lone ASI...More

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Reviewed 20 December 2017

After having looked round the over visited palaces of Orchha, exploring Bir Singh Palace was a relaxing treat. This is definitely off the tourist map, not because it doesn't have lots to offer the visitor, but because it is pretty inaccessible. The palace is visible...More

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Reviewed 7 December 2017

Datia Palace, standing tall in a small sleepy town of Madhya Pradesh, India. It is built by Bundel khand Maharaja Bir Singh Dev,to welcome Moghul King Shah Jahan in 1635. Datia is enroute from Gwalior (74 kms) towards Jhansi. The Palace is 7 stories high;...More

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Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

Bir singh palace located in Datia market nearly 6 kms from railway station. This palace in ruined condition, needs to care. This temple indicate the glory of rajputana. From palace can view the entire Datia city. The beautiful strecture built in mugal and local style....More

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Reviewed 14 October 2017

Located in Datia, which is an hour drive from Jhansi, the palace is not well maintained and does not seems to be visited by tourist a lot.

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