Published On: Fri, Sep 2nd, 2016

7 historical places to visit

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Mysore Palace

Mysore Palace

This palace, as well recognized as the ‘Amba Vilas Palace,’ is the dwelling of the former majestic family of Mysore, the Wodeyars. The palace is finally upheld and architecturally striking. The grounds are dwelling to Mysore’s golf course.

Jaisalmer Palace

Jaisalmer Palace

It is as well recognized as ‘Rajmahal,’ this former imperial abode in Jaisalmer was built across 1500. By well-kept grounds and completely modernized parts, the palace sketches a firm rivulet of visitors.

Luxembourg Palace

Luxembourg Palace

The Luxembourg palace was constructed as an imperial dwelling for Marie de Médicis, mother of King Louis XIII of France and is situated in the heart of the 6th arrondissement in Paris. The palace has the second biggest park in the metropolis and is a well-liked place for people appearing to run away the hustle and bustle of Paris.

Laxmi Vilas Palace, Vadodara

Laxmi Vilas Palace, Vadodra

Lakshmi Vilas Palace in Vadodara is a splendid part of the architecture, constructed by Maharaja Sayajirao Gaekwad III in 1890. Four times the mass of the well-known Buckingham Palace of England, the palace is recognized as the major personal residence built till date.

Palace of Versailles, France

Palace of Versailles, France

This splendid palace was constructed in the mid-17th century all through the supremacy of Louis XIV to display the absolute power of the French monarchy, which was then at the acme of its magnificence. Its mass and furnishings imitate the Louis XIV’s taste for overgenerous opulence.

Jag Mandir Palace, Udaipur

Jag Mandir Palace, Udaipur

Constructed on an island in the Lake Pichola in Udaipur, this is as well recognized as the ‘Lake Garden Palace.’ The palace’s edifice is attributed to the Sisodia Rajput reign of Mewar. The former majestic family employed the palace as summer recoil.

Pena National Palace, Portugal

Pena National Palace, Portugal

Constructed in 1842 by King Ferdinand II, the Pena National Palace in Portugal is the oldest European castle of the Romantic epoch. The palace was constructed on the remains of a monastery sternly spoiled in the Great Lisbon Earthquake of 1755. At present, with its exclusive red and yellow frontage re-established, it’s one of Portugal’s most tripped monuments.

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Sidra Muntaha

- Sidra Tul Muntaha is a journalist (MA-Mass Communication and M.Phil in Mass Communication) based in Lahore. She is working as an editor at fashion, style and entertainment in the section of the Kooza. She writes fashion and entertainment articles for The Kooza News.