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Address: Makarpura, Vadodara, India

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Good place to spend time

It was really an awesome experience to be there, the guide was friendly and place was a typical heritage to visit. Great history of India, other places of Vadodara are to be must... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
saurabh g
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Dharamsala, India
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Dharamsala, India
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was really an awesome experience to be there, the guide was friendly and place was a typical heritage to visit. Great history of India, other places of Vadodara are to be must visited, city is full of history and culture.

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90 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2016

There is not much fascinating here. Very less crowded place. Go only have ample time to spare otherwise do not go.

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1 Thank Nupursingh
Vadodara, India
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212 reviews
75 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2016

one needs permission to visit this palace as it is converted into an air force office it is architecturally spectacular

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Thank adil-marawala
Ahmedabad, India
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48 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2015

The palace used to be a property of His Highness Gaikwad. Its now been maintained and secured by Indian Air Force. They have there Unit Administrative Building. The building is timely given wear and tear to keep it exactly the same way it is suppose to be. Been around the palace and its a charm of art.

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Thank Tarun-K-Gunja
Vadodara, India
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129 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2015

it is good as in terms of its landscape and geography. It is pretty peacful and artistic also but worth visiting only once.

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Thank RaviM1987
Gujarat, India
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19 reviews
11 attraction reviews
Reviewed 20 September 2015

This palace is the only one in Makarpura..its a palace where moghuls came in 1000AD ...for historians

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Thank 150musha
India
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62 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2015

This palace now houses the offices of the Indian Air Force and entry of public is restricted. The structure is highly impressive.

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Thank BroadsideIndia
Vadodara, India
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95 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2015

It was built by Maharaja Khende Rao in 1870, designed in the Italian style. It was extended and renovated by Maharaja Sayajirao Gaekwad III.

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Thank AnuragKumarGoel
Ahmedabad, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2015

It was built by Maharaja Khende Rao in 18th century and architecture is based on Italian style. Renovated by Maharaja Sayajirao Gaekwad.

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Thank HaritVyas
Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
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Reviewed 24 March 2015

As Vadas Codara wapital of Gayekwad Rulers, there are so many Palaces in Vadodara beacause they were big and rich ruler also. Makarpura Palace was built by Maharaja Khande Rao in 1870 and further renovated by Maharaha sayajirao-3. Now here is training School of Indian Airforce and hence not opened for public View but one can see just from outside.

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