Durbar Hall Museum, Junagadh


The Durbar Hall Museum, Junagadh provides the tourists an opportunity to have a glimpse at the glory and grandeur of the Nawabs and sultans who have ruled there. The museum was initially a courthouse where cases were heard and was later converted into a museum.

The Durbar Hall Museum is one of the two museums housed in Junagadh. Most of the items exhibited at this museum bear a close resemblance to the lives of the Nawabs. Silver thrones, beautifully designed carpets, sparkling chandeliers and paintings speak of the delectable taste of the rulers. The oil painting of the Nawab with his dogs is one of the main attractions of this museum.

Another attraction of the Durbar Hall Museum is a carpet, which had been woven by the inmates of the Junagadh jail. Besides these, the Durbar Hall Museum of Junagadh also houses howdahs, palanquins, gold and silver jewelry, small and large paintings. There is a silver plated howdah, which has mermaids at all the corners and a tiger protecting the velvet seats. The howdah is all exquisitely decorated and is admired by the visitors.

The Durbar Hall Museum in Junagadh also showcases the different arms and weapons used during the times of the Nawab. Sabers, Kukris from Nepal, daggers of various shapes and sizes, shields made of turtle shells are some of the items on display at the museum.

The Durbar Hall Museum, Junagadh is a must visit destination while on a trip to this historic city of Gujarat.



Last Updated on 06/06/2013




     


     

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