Laxmi Vilas Palace Bharatpur
Vilas Palace was built in 1887 for Raja Raghunath Singh, the younger brother of
the then ruler of Bharatpur, Maharaja Ram Singh. In 1994 our family home was converted
into a hotel. Here at Laxmi Vilas Palace you may relive the history of Bharatpur,
feel the warm hospitality extended to you by our present generation living in
the Palace. From our courtyard to our newly refurbished rooms, true old style
manner is preserved throughout.
We have maintained the lively fusion of
Rajput and Mughal architecture as well as "Brij" culture. In and around
the Palace, a beautiful setting is captured to provide our guests with the tranquility
and peace of a home away from home. At Laxmi Vilas Palace, our location offers
you a variety of day time sightseeing excursions which we can personally arrange
for you through our in house facilities. We look forward to welcoming you at home.
palace, inspite of the inroads of modernity, can boast of its old aristocratic
traditional style of living with two spacious courtyards the second one reserved
for the cozy privacy of the queens, the princess and their bandis, its each beautiful
room has broad opening on both sides galleries and canopies in burjis (minarets).
the spectacular glamour melts into the modern comforts and makes the story memorable
and delightful. Frescos, deftly portrayed with bright shell herbal paints in the
ceremonial room leave an everlasting impression on the visitor. These wall painting
depict Lilas of Lord Krishna (super natural feats of Lord Krishna) the supreme
deity of Brij region where this palace is located.
The same tradition of
the hospitality has been kept alive till the present day. In 1994, a decision
was taken to convert the Palace into the hotel. The Laxmi Vilas Palace has been
operational ever since.