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Aina Mahal

The Palace of Mirrors

Aina Mahal was constructed by Rao Lakhpatji, is situated in historic city of Bhuj, Gujarat. The mid eighteenth century Palace was built in traditional Kutchi style showing strong European influence as well. Aina Mahal is part of a large palace complex, with a darbar hall, a hall of mirrors and suites for the royal members. The Hall of Mirrors which is a blend of Indian and European creativity is the main attraction of the palace. The walls of this hall are built of white marble and are covered by mirrors surrounded by gilded decorations.

The palace has a museum called Maharao Sinh Madansinhji Museum that contains diverse collection of paintings, photos, and embroideries. There is a 15 m long scroll that illustrates the royal procession of Maharao Shri Pragmalji Bahadur.

Updated on 16th September, 2014
District: Kutch
Location: Bhuj    


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