Built in the year 1902, Lalgarh Palace is one of the best architectural marvels of Bikaner. The palace was built in the memory of Maharaja Lal Singh Ji. It was built by his son Maharaja Ganga Singh Ji. The palace boasts an amalgamation of mainly three types of architecture - Rajput, Mughal and European. It was the brainchild of architect Sir Swinton Jacob. The excellent architectural work lures tourists from far off corners of the world. The awestrucking beauty of the palace often mesmerizes the tourists.
Attractions of Lalgarh Palace
The various features of palace lend a breathtaking look to it. On visiting the palace, you will be able to witness terraced lawns of the palace with the beautiful bougainvilleas. You will also come across peacocks which stroll down the lawns and outdoors. Though the palace currently serves the purpose of a hotel but that has not taken away its royal splendor. In fact, it is a pleasure for the guests to stay in a hotel that is embedded with various features of royal Rajput era.
There are also a number of other attractions in the palace. There is a well maintained museum in the palace. It exhibits the various hunting trophies and old photographs depicting the grandeur and splendor of the royal era of Rajasthan. You will also be amazed to visit the large library inside the Lalagarh palace. This library has a large collection of original Sanskrit manuscripts. These manuscripts are mostly scripted on parchments, gold, copper and silver plaques. Visit to the palace wil truly be a lifetime experience for any tourists.