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Power doesnt always need show

The simplicity of the place shows the confidence and power that queen Ahilyabai wielded in her... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Payal G
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Mumbai
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Simple Architecture for a Royal

The Rajwada has a simple architecture, the administrative hall of the Rajwada is so small that now... read more

Reviewed August 10, 2018
Sunil W
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The simplicity of the place shows the confidence and power that queen Ahilyabai wielded in her lifetime. Her court had none of the frills one associates with the powerful dynasties in India yet exudes a certain elegance. The major part is in simple yet elegant...More

Thank Payal G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rajwada has a collection of photographs and items about Ahilya Bhai. It's a small old building but good to explore queen life.

Thank aman_vivek
Reviewed August 10, 2018

The Rajwada has a simple architecture, the administrative hall of the Rajwada is so small that now a days the living rooms in cities are larger than this. This indicates the simple lifestyle of Ahilaya Bai Holkar. A part of the Rajwada has been converted...More

Thank Sunil W
Reviewed May 26, 2018 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 FrequentFlier737488
Reviewed March 7, 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

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Reviewed January 30, 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
Reviewed November 4, 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
Reviewed October 20, 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
Reviewed October 5, 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
Reviewed July 3, 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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