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Rajwada

In The Heart Of The City, Maheshwar, India
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A place which is able to take us in the past history. The grace, determination and pride. Vision... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Mayank Rawal's L
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It was interesting to visit palace of Queen Ahilya, but many parts are closed to visit. Only garden... read more

Reviewed 7 March 2018
Javanshir M
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Quba, Azerbaijan
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In The Heart Of The City, Maheshwar, India
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A place which is able to take us in the past history. The grace, determination and pride. Vision for the best. The local Architecture and its story both are interesting.

Thank Mayank Rawal's L
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Reviewed 7 March 2018

It was interesting to visit palace of Queen Ahilya, but many parts are closed to visit. Only garden and temples of palaces are allowed to visit by tourists. The wood made two floor palace looks like simple when you compare with Mughal palaces that locate...More

Thank Javanshir M
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Reviewed 30 January 2018

This court room of Queen Ahilyabaiis very simple and basic unlike the opulent and magnificient court rooms situated in other palaces. It has got few artifacts of her time and nothing much to see. Memorial of the queen with her larger than life-size statue is...More

Thank arvinda2014
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Reviewed 4 November 2017

Some parts of the Palace are Private property. Tourists have access to the Courtroom where Rani Ahilyabai used to attend to the matters of her state. The courtroom is simple as it is said the Queen had a simple lifestyle and did not believe in...More

Thank TravelNike
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Reviewed 21 October 2017

Reflecting the austere lifestyle of its famed queen Ahilya Bai, the wooden two storied palace is simplistic in design. Next to the main entrance are wooden statues of an elephant, horse and bull signifying the grandeur and military might of the Holkar empire. The Nandi...More

Thank Frontiermail
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Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Good collection of artifacts and life biographies from Holkar royal dynasty. Special mention is about Devi Ahilyabai; her place of worship, the deities she worshiped and how.

Thank samsamal
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Reviewed 3 July 2017

Rajwada, as the name suggest is the Palace belonging to Holkar dynasty, where Devi Ahilyabai used to reside. The Palace is located within the Maheshwar Fort. Most part of the palace is closed, however, what ever is open to the public is worth seeing.

Thank ShvRm_Traveller
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Reviewed 20 May 2016

The Rajwada is now partly a museum wherein you can read about history of the Holkar dynasty and of Queen Ahilyabai. Several scenes of the daily process along with artifacts are displayed here. There is another small utensil museum on the side. This can be...More

Thank VivekPilania
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Reviewed 27 April 2016

It is inside the main fort area with only a museum open to explore the history of rani ahilyabai an her dynasty. A good visit if you are in the fort premises. There are old artifacts as well on display and the 13 foot statue...More

Thank gitanjali m
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Reviewed 27 December 2015 via mobile

The idea is very nice however with so many areas inaccessible it was disappointing. I was looking out for a more detailed experience with a lot more artefacts from the 18th century.

Thank oloishorua
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