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Aina Mahal

Bhuj, India
+91 98254 89094
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Tells story of princely state of Kutch

This was main palace of Kutch's king. Located at walking distance from Hamirsar lake. The palace... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
earthedalien
Needs better Curation

Visited on our trip to Bhuj, the place needs to be lot better curated as it doesn’t give one an... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
MonitaMehra
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good38%
  • Average29%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
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Bhuj, India
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This was main palace of Kutch's king. Located at walking distance from Hamirsar lake. The palace needs maintenance after it faced earthquake of 2001. Only main building is accessible, queen's residence is in very poor state and is closed for tourists.

Thank earthedalien
Reviewed 6 days ago

Visited on our trip to Bhuj, the place needs to be lot better curated as it doesn’t give one an idea about the background of the past owners nor about the history of the place in depth. Without learning much, one isn’t able to understand...More

Thank MonitaMehra
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pramod has a desk at the Aina Mahal and is an excellent guide with great knowledge of the areas around Bhuj, the different tribes and cottage industries that abound. I am only sorry that we did not have time to do a longer tour and...More

Thank OneGlasseye
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Entry fees plus mobile phone / camera charges are levied. The palace is literally in doldrums and one does not get the sense of grandeur and opulence associated with the royals. There are some old artifacts and furniture put together to give a museum like...More

Thank Vijay Kumar B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's an average place to visit as not much to see inside. Mainly ruins and not maintained much either. It's right next to Prag Mahal so good to visit both together on the same day. Parking is available inside with charges for different types of...More

Thank HonestLady1
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

I met Pramod Jethi at his office/booth at Bhuj’s New Palace, seeking some advice for a 3 day tour of Kutch for which I had already booked a car through Hotel Ilark. I was delighted that he was available at the last minute to accompany...More

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Reviewed 26 October 2017

Getting into the location was quite difficult. The outside area is not well maintained. We liked some part of the Mahal but they need to clean it up and renovate it with better guide as some items may have significance but without proper signage its...More

Thank PrakTA
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Beautiful and peaceful place where you can actually feel the history. A must visit place. It was damaged in the earthquake but now restored .

Thank Nivedita D
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Aaina Mahal or in other words , resting n pleasure place for the royals .must have been the glory when it was made but now in a very bad state .nice collection of letters n photographs along with arms n artefacts .

Thank afzal_j
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

It is good to see with full family, it is nearby prag mahal so you can see both mahal in same visit.

Thank keshwanand k
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KShriva
6 August 2017|
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Response from Jay S | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Open on Sundays. As Keshawan said the fee is INR 20.
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Arkushenoy
10 March 2017|
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Response from saurabh g | Reviewed this property |
Friday - Wednesday: 9–11:45AM - 3–5:45PM Closed on Thursday.
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