The oldest building in Jammu, Mubarak Mandi Palace is a magnificent building that served as the Palace of the Dogra rulers. This strong, sturdy building which has seen a lot of fires and earthquakes still remains mostly intact and doesn’t let go of its old charm.
Built in the Rajasthani, European baroque and Mughal styles of architecture the Palace dates back to 1824. Darbar Hall Complex, the Pink Palace, Royal Courts buildings, Gol Ghar Complex, Nawa Mahal, Rani Charak Palace, Hawa Mahal, the Toshakhana palace and the Sheesh Mahal are some of the main structures that form the palace.
A government heritage site, Mubarak Mandi palace is the main landmark of the city. It tells a tale of the old glory days and the no. of Maharajas that found solace here. The Palace holds its ground even after being marred by fire over 36 times and a few earthquakes.
A part of the Palace houses the Dogra art Museum which is frequented by art lovers in the region. It is set in the Pink Hall and showcases a rich collection of miniature paintings from different styles and cities. The hall derives its name from the pink plastered walls.
Other attractions in the Palace that lure tourists are the Sheesh Mahal and a few special exhibits in the museum. The Sheesh Mahal or glass palace is made entirely of Glass. A gold painted bow and Arrow that belonged to the famous Mughal king Shahajahan is kept for display.
They say that to become one with a place you have to understand its history and what better place to get acquainted with Jammu’s past than its former seat of power?
- The Palace is a wonderful setting for photographs.
- Do not tamper with the exhibits.
- Do not litter in the area.
- Maintain silence during your visit.
- Architecture lovers will enjoy the museum most of all.
- Must visit place for painting lovers
- Private transport vehicles
- Imperial Grill Restaurant and Bar
- Moti Mahal
- Tandoori by Nature
- Nilaya Restaurant
- Jai Hind Bakery
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81.98% of people who visit Jammu include Mubarak Mandi Palace in their plan
12 PM - 1 PM
63.89% of people start their Mubarak Mandi Palace visit around 12 PM - 1 PM
People usually take around 3 Hrs to see Mubarak Mandi Palace
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Mubarak Mandi Palace
It is one of the oldest palace situated in the heart of Jammu city. It has got a beautiful museum which is currently being renovated. This place also has a big park which is good for regular walks and this place is suitable for kids .
This place situated in middle of city centre. There is old Building which is now turned into Mussesm. Renovation was working when I visited in past 6 month ago. A park is here which is useful for small children to old one's people's. Come for Walk or Exercise.
Good place for morning and evening walk. Beautiful view of the palace, nice open space.
Thier is a rectangle shape park for walk n to get refresh at centre of building. Right now renovation is going on one side of palace. Their is well space for parking too. Lots of people came to visit n enjoy evening walk n old people came early morning and used to practice yoga etc
Place for heritage Visit. Lots of old things to know there. And interesting place for exploring the old ages.