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Address: J.N. Marg, Vadodara 390 001, India
Phone Number: +91 265 241 1022
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Description: Lukshmi Villas Palace is the Official residence of the Maharaja Of...
Lukshmi Villas Palace is the Official residence of the Maharaja Of Baroda.The royal family still resides in this magnificent palace builtin 1889.A part of the palace is open for visitors during the day 10 am to 5 pm. Mondays is the weekly off day. Weekends can get crowded , so best to come on any other day.The ticket cost Rs. 200 And it includes a complimentary audio tour guide in either english , hindi & marathi.Photographs inside the palace are not permitted. The tour takes about an hour. Water & other cold beverages are available at a charge for visitors.
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Visit this place when in Vadodara. Its a beautiful palace of the Vadodara royal family. They have helpful audio guides which are complimentary.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2015
SamihaDabholkar
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Pune, India
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Pune, India
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66 reviews 66 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

Visit this place when in Vadodara. Its a beautiful palace of the Vadodara royal family. They have helpful audio guides which are complimentary.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Lukshmi Villas Palace, Baroda. Residence of Gaikwad dynasty is the place you must see. Built by great Sayajirao Gaikwad III, this palace still stands with all it's glory. situated around 10-15 min auto ride from Baroda station, this palace is a royal address of Baroda. Once inside, you will be given audio guide (and audio player and headphones). You have... More 

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Layer de la Haye, United Kingdom
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303 helpful votes 303 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

It's a 40-45 minute walk (along mostly reasonable roads with foot paths) from the railway station. Entrance is from the rear of the property along the same road that the golf course uses and you'll need to go through a security sign in, but theres no requirement for a bag check or leaving anything behind. Superb audio tour is provided... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

a glimpse into how the kings lived and played. The great Sayajirao dynasty paid meticulous attention to arts, music, education and much more.

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Vadodara, India
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

One of the best palaces of the country from the erstwhile state of the Gaekwad kings! It is majestic from the outside and beautiful from inside. A part of the palace is open for public viewing with an audio tour which takes you through the history of the Gaekwad kings of Vadodara. it has beautiful and rich interiors. The highlight... More 

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New Delhi, India
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

This Palace reminds the royal legacy of India. The architect and handiwork on walls and roofs of the palace is feast to eyes. The collection of various types of swords was most amazing thing. The museum of weapons is a must visit. The Darbar Hall is another attraction having several paintings of King (Raja) Ravi Verma. Having a chance to... More 

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Vadodara, India
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

well maintained,very informative,lots of beautiful paintings by raja ravi verma. you also get a full narration on the audio,it is well organised.

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Vadodara, India
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

The Lukshmi Vilas Palace should certainly be in your to do list if you are visiting the city of Vadodara . Its not just the architecture of the palace but also the artifacts and paintings on display that make you spellbound. The palace being surrounded by a golf course makes it all the more unique .

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vadodara
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21 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

had been there to attend a wedding reception and it was absolutely chaotic as unfortunately for the hosts it rained heavily and the staff seemed to be unprepared for this disaster- so the food layout was thrust into the waiting hall and the counters so poorly laid that the guests looked like refugees waiting to be served- the dirty plate... More 

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Vadodara, India
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Vadodara is known as the cultural capital of Gujarat. This place justifies that. The majestic architecture, the world renowned Raja Ravi Verma paintings and the delicious food makes this place a must visit if you are in Gujarat. Also, do not miss the Golf course adjacent to this palace. If you are lucky enough, you can also meet the royal... More 

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