Lalgarh Palace, Rajasthan

Lalgarh Palace, located in Bikaner, is a heritage hotel in the state of Rajasthan. This palace was originally built for Sir Ganga Singh who was the Maharaja of Bikaner. There are various wings present in the palace and one of the wings was dedicated to showcasing the wild animals hunted by Sir Ganga Singh, who was a big fan of hunting. Two wings of the Palace which is also known as the Laxmi Niwas Palace was given as lease and was converted into a Heritage Hotel. The Lalgarh Palace was built according to the Indo-Saracenic Architecture style between the years 1902 – 1926. Therefore people from across the globe come and stay in the Laxmi Niwas palace during festival season.

Bikaner is known for hosting the Camel festival where you get to try Rajasthani food, music and other cultural activities. Laxmi Niwas is also known for hosting various festivals and exhibitions to provide the best exposure to their customers. The hotel and the Lalgarh palace are currently being operated by Princess Rajyashree Kumari, the Daughter of Karni Singh (Maharaja of Bikaner).

The name Lalgarh Palace was named after Maharaja Lall Singh, father of Sir Ganga Singh. Various wings of this palace are being used a museum, library and a hotel which is the Laxmi Niwas. The Lalgarh palace is coated with red sandstone transported directly from the Thar dessert.

Timings

Lalgarh Palace open at 10:00 AM to 05:00 (Sundays Closed)

Entrance Fees

10 INR per Indians and 20 INR per Foreigners - (Museum)

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