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Pratap Vilas Palace
 

Built as the residence of the royal family, the Pratap Vilas Palace spread over an area of 720 acres is an extravagant and flamboyant building in the Indo-Saracenic style. The palace houses a remarkable collection of old armory and sculptures in bronze, marble and terracotta. Designed by Mr. Stevens, the palace is noted for its architectural grandeur, comprising columns and arches, which are a fine blend of South Indian, North Indian and Islamic architecture. The entrance is beautifully adorned with rich carvings and stuffed tigers and within the premises there is a beautiful garden and a golf course. The Darbar hall of the palace has seven domes, 12 chandeliers, intricately sculpted cedar balconies and a silver throne.

Now the palace accommodate the Railway Staff College which is the main training center of Indian railways. The college is equipped with a beautiful mini-railway model room showing different types of railway operations including track signaling.


  Nearby Attractions
›› Khanderao Market
›› Darbar Hall
›› Maharaja Fateh Singh Museum
›› Hazira Maqbara
›› Laxmi Vilas Palace
›› Lalbaug
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