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Amar Mahal Palace Museum, Jammu
A French architect in the year 1862 laid the foundation stone of the French-chateau styled Amar Mahal Palace in Jammu, after being heavily influenced by Queen Anne style. Once seen, the palace will leave no grounds to deny its overwhelmingly beautiful European architecture that occupies a strong position in Indian soil. Being nestled on top of a hill at the northern end of Jammu, it offers a commanding view of Tawi River and Shivalik ranges.
The Amar Mahal Palace was later converted into a museum to depict the royal history of Jammu by a collection of rare books and artworks along with the whooping golden 120 kg of pure gold throne of Jammu. History buffs can also take a heritage walk around the museum complex to gain a deeper insight into Jammu's history.
Few things that will invigorate your interest to visit this historical landmark are:
- This French style building served as the royal residence of Maharani Tara Devi, wife of late Maharaja Hari Singh.
- Its museum and art galleries posses an exquisite collection of Indian art from the banks of artists like MF Hussain, Laxman Pai, Bikash Battacharjee, Ram Kumar and many others.
- The display of Pahari paintings depicting the tales of Mahabharata and other epics is also something to cherish here.
Owing to its elaborate European style of architecture, splendid location on a hillock and massive collection of arts and antiques, the Amar Mahal Palace Museum in listed as a must visit destination in Jammu.
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