Aina MahalCurrently Closed
- Address: Darbar Gate Rd, Old DhatiaFalia, Bhuj, Gujarat 370001 , India
- Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
- Phone: +91-9427569941
- Ticket Price: 20 INR
- Time Required: 01:30 Hrs
- Tags: Historical Site, Palace, Family And Kids, Architecture
About Aina Mahal, Bhuj
Located at the northeast corner of Hamirsar lake, this 18th century Aina Mahal palace or “Hall of Mirrors” is a perfect treat for the travelers coming to Bhuj. Built by Rao Lakhpatjiin 1761 and designed by Ram Singh Malam, its mind-blowing architectural design will put you in awe of its beauty.
As you step inside, you will be awestruck to see the fine craftwork done with marble and glasses. The entire interior wall is covered with marble stone, adorned with gold lace and glass. The most striking feature of the palace is the shades of Venetian glass that separates mirror covered marble walls from the glided ornaments. However, the palace did face a damage during 2001 Gujarat earthquake. But the natural calamity was unable to cause much ruin to this palace. And at present, the damaged portions are already being repaired.
If you love ancient architecture, then make sure you visit this palace that represent itself as one of the ideal example of Indo-European architectural design.
Aina Mahal Ticket Prices
- Entry fee: 20INR
- For camera: 30 INR
How To reach Aina Mahal by Public Transport
- Nearby bus stand: ST bus station, Bhuj
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Things to Know Before Visiting Aina Mahal
95% of people who visit Bhuj include Aina Mahal in their plan
2 PM - 3 PM
36.39% of people start their Aina Mahal visit around 2 PM - 3 PM
People usually take around 1 Hr to see Aina Mahal
94.57% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Aina Mahal
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Aina Mahal, Bhuj Reviews
Very good place with historical things stored and kept nicely, check out the clock which was made around 1825 which shows date,time,sub position, moon phase, Hindu calendar dates and what not which is marvellous of engineering, old coins, paintings, sculptures and other beautiful items. They have entry fee and also charge for phone or camera if you want to shoot. Overall good experience with friends.
Crumbly old earthquake damaged building but inside are some fabulous patterns on doors, tiles floors, ceilings etc. If you like detailed patterns you'll love this. It's worth paying an extra few rupees for the use of your camera. The blue tiles on the floor are stunning.
It is a worth watch historical place. Even though earthquake of 2001 in kutch led to minor damage to the building but it has been refurbished by the govt. Beautifully carved ivory doors and the fountains, mirror mirror and mirrors where ever you see.. Everything is so beautifully designed that one should at least see it once. And the entry fee is just rs 20 which is affordable
As the name suggests "Aaina Mahal" which means "The Palace Of Mirrors". The place is a piece of history, which makes us feel that royal lifestyle, and shows us the talent of the artists of that time. It is the place to be visited if you are interested in learning about the history. The timings to visit the Palace are 9am - 11am & 3pm - 5pm.
Old stuffs are somehow managed to be in place. Aaina mahal is the name, but mirrors on the wall got detached. A historical place to visit. A good place for history explorers.