Vilas Palace was built in 1887 for Raja Raghunath Singh, the younger
brother of the then ruler of Bharatpur, Maharaja Ram Singh. In 1994 our
family home was converted into a hotel.
at Laxmi Vilas Palace you may relive the history of Bharatpur, feel the
warm hospitality extended to you by our present generation living in the
Palace. From our courtyard to our newly refurbished rooms, true old
style manner is preserved throughout.
We have maintained the
lively fusion of Rajput and Mughal architecture as well as "Brij"
culture. In and around the Palace, a beautiful setting is captured to
provide our guests with the tranquility and peace of a home away from
home. At Laxmi Vilas Palace, our location offers you a variety of day
time sightseeing excursions which we can personally arrange for you
through our in house facilities. We look forward to welcoming you at
This palace, inspite of the inroads of modernity, can
boast of its old aristocratic traditional style of living with two
spacious courtyards the second one reserved for the cozy privacy of the
queens, the princess and their bandis, its each beautiful room has broad
opening on both sides galleries and canopies in burjis (minarets).
the spectacular glamour melts into the modern comforts and makes the
story memorable and delightful. Frescos, deftly portrayed with bright
shell herbal paints in the ceremonial room leave an everlasting
impression on the visitor. These wall painting depict Lilas of Lord
Krishna (super natural feats of Lord Krishna) the supreme deity of Brij
region where this palace is located.
The same tradition of the
hospitality has been kept alive till the present day. In 1994, a
decision was taken to convert the Palace into the hotel. The Laxmi Vilas
Palace has been operational ever since.