Lakhota Palace and Museum, Gujarat

Lakhota Palace, placed in the middle of Ranmal or Lakhota Lake as it is also known by is the historic palace that is showcased as a museum these days. Built in the mid-19th century, this palace was a homage to Jan Ranmal II, the then king of Navanagar who ordered the building of a palace and a lake so as to act as the water reservoir for when the times were tough.

The Lakhota palace is built on the lake and is placed in the middle of it which harboured the rulers of the place at that time. It features different architectural beauties like semi-circular bastions, turrets, cannons, musket loops, powder flasks and much more. It also features the military history and is a reason why the palace is full of military related things. The Lakhota palace was built very emphatically, in a way that the security was top notch and the presence of lake even made it harder to attack and reach for.

The modern-day museum harbours ancient history and features sculptures and pottery that can date back to the 9th century to the 18th century. There are murals that help depict the battles and the fights taken by the kings and more of Jadeja Rajputs. The place is a major tourist attraction and is home to plenty of local and migratory birds. It’s often recorded to have 75 species of birds sighted in the palace and lake. An enthusiast can take a walk down the palace’s paved path along the lake and indulge in the natural scenery. And when everything’s done and dusted, you can end up filling your tummy with the meals that are sure to satisfy your taste buds. Lakhota Palace can quite easily be reached either by road, rail or air transport.


Lakhota Palace and Museum open at 01:00 PM to 09:00 PM (in Winter season opening & closing time prior to 1 hours)

Entry Fees

25 INR per Indian tourist and 100 INR per Foreign tourist. (Child up to 5 years free)


100 INR for Indians and 500 INR for Foreigners (5000 INR for Pre Wedding Photo Shoot or other special events)

Light & Sound Show Timings

09:00 PM to 09:30 PM on Every Saturday and Sunday

Light & Sound Show Tickets

25 INR per person

Days Closed

Closed on Every Wednesday, Holidays and 2nd-4th Saturday

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01 November 2022

Is there wheelchair available for hire at the palace grounds?