Raj Mahal - Huzoor Palace, Porbandar

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The Huzoor Palace, also spelled Huzar Palace, is a palace in Porbandar, in the Indian state of Gujarat. It was built by Rana Natwarsinhji, who was the last Maharaja of the Princely State of Porbandar, in the early years of the 20th century, with clear European influences. The palace is now used by the successors of the Maharaja's family who reside in London.During the Navratri festival people of the town queue up at the palace grounds to pay a nazar or pay respect to the former Maharaja and Maharani of Porbandar.LocationThe palace is situated in the city of Porbandar of the Kathiawar Peninsula in western Gujarat on the Arabian Sea coast at the terminal part of the Marine Drive, facing the sea, spread over a sprawling ground. It is served by air, rail and road services. The railway station is 1km to the east of the town and trains run to Ahmedabad and Mumbai. The town's airport is 7km away and daily flights operate to Mumbai.HistoryHuzoor Palace was constructed in early part of the 20th century by Rana Natwarsinhji, who was the last Maharaja of the Princely State of Porbandar. Tourists are prohibited from visiting the palace, as it is now used by the successors of the Maharaja's family who reside in London. Planning Porbandar trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.
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  • This huge palace is easy to get to- at the southern end of the promenade that runs along the beach. While it doesn't seem possible to go in, it is still spectacular to view from the outside and the....  more »
  • It was built by Rana Natwarsinhji, who was the last Maharaja of the Princely State of Porbandar, in the early years of the 20th century, with clear European influences. The palace is now used by the.....  more »
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  • Its Awsome Place at Beautiful Edge of beach But You can't go inside of it thats the major issue about tuis place
  • Historical place but now in a critical condition..Not allowing general public inside but you can see it from outside. building must be renovating by authority soon and open for general public
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