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Rani Jhansi Mahal


Built by Raghu Nath-II of Nawalkar family (1769-96), this palace later formed as one of the residences for Rani Laxmi Bai. Architecturally, it a flat- roofed double-storeyed building having a quadrangular courtyard with a small well and one fountain each on either side. The palace consists of six halls and parallel corridors with multi-foiled arches and a number of small rooms. The Darbar hall approached by a flight of steps is beautifully decorated with paintings in bright colours exhibiting various floral, faunal and geometrical, motifs. The arches are embellished with peacock and rosette patterns. Its major portion was damaged by British pounding during the war of freedom. The ground floor of the palace houses stone sculptures collected from Madanpur, Barua Sagar, Dudhai and Chandpur dating from Gupta to Medieval period.

Entrance fee: Citizens of India and visitors of SAARC (Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Maldives and Afghanistan) and BIMSTEC Countries (Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Myanmar) – Rs. 25 per head & Foreigner: Rs.300/-

(Free entry for children below the age of 15)

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