in the memory of maharaja Lal Singh, Lalgarh Palace has a graceful
facade of red sandstone, and is one of Maharaja Ganga Singhs great
achievements. The maharaja ruled for a period of 56 years.
state especially prospered under his rule. In the fort museum which is
housed in the red sandstone Ganga Niwas, built during the reign of
Maharaja Sir Ganga Singh, here can be seen a unique collection of
miniature paintings, manuscripts, weaponry and even a world war I
Designed by a Britisher for Maharaja Ganga Singh,
lalgarh palace displays a magnificent blend of Oriental and European
style. The terraced lawns and the Bougainvillea bushes add beauty to the
palace. Peacocks stroll around Lalgarh Palace, which has been partly
converted into a hotel.
The intricate filigree work and
latticework exhibit the refinements and delicacy of craftsmanship.
Lallgarh palace museum displays well-preserved hunting trophies and old
photographs. The library of the Lalgarh palace is supposed to have the
largest collection of original Sanskrit manuscripts on parchments,
copper and gold or silver plaques. The Lalgarh palace has now been
converted into a beautiful hotel. The large and airy rooms point towards
a pervasive British influence, even though the Welcome group took over
it's management in 1993 and made numerous renovations. The shri Sadul
museum forms a part of the palace, and houses vast collections of books,
photographs, manuscripts and albums that span several generations.