LANDMARKS OF BIKANER: LALGARH PALACE


Another Invaluable Heritage Resource . . .

Name                      Lalgarh Palace
Type               Palace
Location                Ganganagar Road, Bikaner, Rajasthan
Past Usage            Royal Residence
Present Usage     Heritage Hotel and Trust
Ownership            Maharaja Ganga Singhji Trust
Protection             Unprotected
History/Significance An imposing red-sand stone palace built by Maharaja Ganga Singhji in the memory of his father, Maharaj Lall Singhji in 1902 A.D. The complex was designed by Col. Sir Swinton Jacob, has hybrid architecture, a mixture of Rajput, Mughal and European styles.
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Remark The palace boasts of finely carved stonework and woodwork.

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