Vijay Mandir Palace

Vijay Mandir Palace is said to have been built as a result of the whims of the eccentric King, Maharaja Jai Singh. Although created as a result of eccentricity, the beauty of the palace has lured tourists from all round the globe for generations. In course of time, Vijay Mandir Palace has become one of the landmark Alwar attractions.

Vijay Mandir Palace of Alwar is situated at a distance of 10 kilometers from the center of the city of Alwar - Rajasthan . Legend and popular folklore of the city has it that the palace was constructed by the king who was displeased at the result of another palace. Maharaja Jai Singh was a patron of art and architecture and had a passion for beautiful palaces. He decorated the city of Alwar during his reign with the Yaswant Niwas which was built in the Italian style of architecture. However, displeased at the outcome of the palace, the king ordered for the Vijay Mandir Palace to be built in the city. The palace is placed in the midst of the luxuriant gardens by the lake. It comprises of 105 rooms that are well ornamented.

Another important feature of the palace is the Sita Ram Temple that is thronged every year by the devotees during Ramnavami. The tourists need to acquire the permission of the king of Alwar who resides in the capital city of New Delhi to enter the premises of the Vijay Mandir Palace at Alwar.

The enthralling beauty of Vijay Mandir Palace and its surroundings entices the tourists to visit it.

Last Updated on 19 December 2011