If history and architecture are your areas of interest, there is no better place for you to visit in the entirety of Madhya Pradesh than Jai Vilas Palace. This palace, designed by Michael Filose and built by Maharaja Jayaji Rao Scindia in 1874, is an exemplifying example of fine European architecture in India.
A palace once, Jai Vilas serves as a museum now. From chandeliers to carpets, everything about this palace expresses elegance and regality. The museum boasts a great collection that will leave you awe-inspired and wanting for more.
It consists of the world’s largest pair of chandeliers, malabar furniture, oil paintings, silver train, and much more that surpasses your imagination. The museum also features an excellent collection of artifacts belonging to the 19th and 20th-century and find itself among the top places to visit in Gwalior.
Highlights: Architecture, interiors, and artifacts.
Location: Jai Vilas Palace, Lashkar, Gwalior
Entry Fee: Indian- INR 120 | Foreigner- INR 800
Timings: 10 AM to 4:45 PM (April- September) | 10 AM to 4:30 PM (October- March)