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Maharaja's Palace

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Reviewed 1 April 2018

This is palace is well worth a visit. At the entrance you have pay a camera fee 100 rupee. Inside the palace some lovely rooms including the throne room and silver throne. The view from the top of the palace is excellent out across the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Ivor S
Reviewed 8 March 2018

While in the fort precincts, gaze up and marvel at the outsides of this palace (now converted into a museum), which has intricate carvings, and the pigeons resting in the ornate recesses adds to the charm of this palace. Thus, it is sure to arouse...More

Date of experience: February 2018
2  Thank Granthalok
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Considering the condition of the palace, the entry fee is expensive. The money is definitely not going towards the maintenance of the palace. The public toilet, for example, is terribly dirty. The palace has much to offer, but it can be presented better. Items on...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Mario1547
Reviewed 15 February 2018

The Fort is lovely in itself and so is this part which is the maharajas places converted into a museum now. A living fort not seen so much in India as most are museums, hotels or abandoned- this one is thriving with people and life....More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank nirupamakaaushik
Reviewed 7 February 2018

The Maharaja Palace, as well as the Maharani Palace included in the same entry ticket, is a very interesting building within the walls of the city Fort. It helps you understand the history and evolution of this very special city, its people and its ruling...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Spanishworld
Reviewed 14 January 2018

It is inside the fort as a part of it, hence not to be taken as a separate structure. Same with the MAHARANI's palace.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank JJB2006
Reviewed 12 January 2018

although this palace and the rani mahal are not in the best of condition yet having come to the fort one should take a round of the palaces

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Kunal B
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Definitely worth a visit to see the lifestyle and living quarters of the then royalty.However during peak season it is crowded and noisy with various groups and their guides.Stairways are narrow and stairs steep.Audio tours are available at a fee.Tickets are required to enter the...More

Date of experience: December 2017
4  Thank Priti M
Reviewed 25 December 2017

This place gives you an insight as to the history of Jaisalmer as well as how the maharajas lived. You also learn about the architecture, which is supposedly earthquake proof, because some the elements are built to collapse easily, and how they waged war.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank flotrowski
Reviewed 20 December 2017

It is a small palace well maintained and full of historical significant artefacts. Some intrinsic artwork

Date of experience: February 2017
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Response from asocrates | Reviewed this property |
I would allow 1 to 2 hours, and wander around on your own or get an audio guide or pay a guide to take you around - whichever you prefer.