The Jaivilas Palace Gwalior was a contribution of Maharaja Jayaji Rao Scindia. It stands as an example of the luxury and modern thinking of the king even in the 19th century who went beyond the traditional designs and made the whole palace in European styles of architecture. The main architect was Micheal Filose who was rewarded with a title of a knight.
The main attraction here is the durbar hall. The first storey of the palace is of Tuscan, the second floor is of Italian Doric and the third of Corinthian style of architecture. There are even gold furnishings inside the durbar hall. There are also huge carpets and chandeliers. The palace was later turned into a museum in the honor Maharaja Jivaji Rao Scindia by Rajmata Shrimant Vijayaraje Scindia.
The collection of the beautiful museum includes the objects and especially the large rooms with intricate designs which are all symbols of the grandeur of the royal family. The main attractions are- the largest pair of chandeliers in the world, the silver carriage, Raja Verma paintings, Malabar style furniture, crystal furniture, breakfast room, drawing room, old carriages, music room, JSM Hall, reading room, palanquin, worship room, Victorian Drawing room, crystal room, bed rooms, Jacobean furniture, Napolean Table, the miniature paintings, the silver train, cocktail train, state railway, lithographs, Royal photographs, Vidisha Canon, BMW, Manuscript, ivory carvings, statue of Healen & Polik, statue of Leda & swan, Queen Mary, Ivory picture frame, crystal fountain, Persian carpet, Farsis, Chinese pots, royal garments, gem studded shoes, mirrors, sculptures, arms and armors, masks, etc. There are 35 rooms which have turned to a museum, the first part of the museum has a wide collection of old-arms, and the most attractive part is to see the original Dhal (Shield) of the Jhansi ki Rani, on the ground floor the antiquity of the royal time yet very modern the ‘Silver Serving Train’ with cut glass carriages, which served the royal food to the royal guests on the dining table along with wine and cigars, the chairs back-rest has the royal crest of Gwalior. The museum also has some rare documents dating back to the 18th century. The most important is a hand written letter of Jhansi Ki Rani.
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- Photography is not allowed inside the museum.
- There is also a cafeteria and audio visual show room inside.
- Maintain silence and discipline inside the museum.
- Jai Vilas palace ticket price is Rs 60 per person for Indians; Rs 350 per person for foreigners.
- Jai Vilas Palace Gwalior timings : 10.00 AM to 5:00 PM and Wensday Closed.
- The nearest railway station is the Gwalior Train Junction.
- The nearest airport is the Maharajpur Air force Base Airport.
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90.91% of people who visit Gwalior include Jai Vilas Palace in their plan
11 AM - 12 PM
85.71% of people start their Jai Vilas Palace visit around 11 AM - 12 PM
People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Jai Vilas Palace
75.76% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Jai Vilas Palace
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