royal places in india

India is the country of different languages, cultures and various heritage places. The glory of its rich past is still alive and cherished in the form of beautiful palaces build by Maharajas, Kings, and rulers of the history. The rich royal history full of Kings, Queens, Nizams and Lords proves that there is no dearth of magnificent palaces in India. The old civilization and ancient architecture of this country make it a fascinating tourist destination to visit. Here is a detailed description of Top 5 Royal Places to Visit in India. Have a look:

 1. Rajasthan 

Umaid Bhawan Palace | source: Beauty of India

Popularly known as the city of palaces, Rajasthan is a place almost everyone wishlists.  Battle-scarred forts, breathtaking sand dunes, and dazzling colors honor this largest state and make it on the top royal places in India.  The state has is still the house of many royal families and has more than 50 towers, bastions, musketry, and many others. Here is the list of some popular royal cities/palaces of Rajasthan:

  • Jaisalmer
  • Jaipur
  • Jodhpur
  • Pushkar
  • Ajmer

2. Karnataka

Mysore Palace | source: Media India Group

Karnataka is the land of culture, rich history, heritage, and biodiversity. The place has everything a traveler looks for. In other words, this is one of the best places to visit in India. It has natural beauty, historical charm and modern masterpieces which makes this state one of the royal places in India. The place has many royal architectures from which some of them are explored and some of then are yet to be. Following are some royal cities in Karnataka:

  • Mysuru
  • Shivamogga
  • Mysore
  • Ooty

3. Hyderabad

Taj Falaknuma Palace | source: Deccan Chronicle

Hyderabad is a popular city in India and remind us about the luxurious past of India. The state has been the house of Nizams for years and thus the Nizami influence can be seen in the majestic structure and exotic interior of the houses. It is the influence of Nizams which spreads across the city and thus we can find many exquisite architectures in the city of Hyderabad. Below are a few palaces where you can take a memorable walk  and explore these beautiful palaces:

  • Asman Garh Palace
  • Taj Falaknuma Palace
  • Mahbub Mansion
  • Rashtrapati Nilayam

4. Madhya Pradesh

Gwalior Fort | source:

Madhya Pradesh is the most popular destination in India and is popularly known to be the heart of the country. Like many other places, MP has also many heritage properties forts and palaces. There are many ancient monuments and pilgrimages in the state which are yet to be explored. The best thing is that the historical and cultural legacy of the state is very well preserved and is portrayed in the form of splendid forts and palaces. Here are the most popular architectural gems of the state.

  • Lal Bagh Palace
  • Gohar Mahal
  • Man Mandir Palace
  • Sukh Niwas Palace

5. Leh Ladakh

Leh Palace |source: Cultural India

Leh is one of the Union Territories in India. The place has divine beauty which is not just beautiful but splendid and can be explored with Leh Ladakh adventure tour and that too at affordable prices. The aura of this place is so magical that it feels like you are in Paradise. But only a few people know that it is one of the royal places in India. The places have been home to many Buddhists and monks for decades. Thus, including the beautiful lakes and great mountains, the place has many ancient palaces as well. Here is the list of beautiful palaces of Leh:

  • Leh palace
  • Stok palace
  • Shey palace