Jyotiraditya Scindia, who has joined BJP, is counted as a strong leader. On the other hand, Jyotiraditya Scindia is also the only heir to belong to the Gwalior royal family. Do you know in which palace Jyotiraditya Scindia resides, if you do not know about this then today we are going to tell you about it.
Yes, Jyotiraditya Scindia’s palace is more than 1.2 million square feet. He is the only owner of this palace. Built around 150 years old and with 400 rooms, this palace is a center of attraction for the people. The family of the dynasty that built this palace still lives here. About 150 years ago this palace was built by Maharajadhiraj Jayajirao Scindia Alijah Bahadur in 1874.
At that time the cost of building the palace was Rs 1 crore. Today, the price of this beautiful royal palace has reached 4000 crores. The palace was designed by the architect Sir Michael Philos. Who built it by taking inspiration from the Italian, Tuscan and Corinthian style of architecture.
Everything is present in this palace, which enhances its beauty even more. Jayavilas Mahal is the current residence of the Scindia royal family in Gwalior as well as a grand museum. The palace has 400 rooms. A part of the 40 rooms of the palace has now been given the shape of a museum. To measure the strength of this palace, the assistance of about ten elephants was taken at that time. From the distance, the palace appears to be made entirely of marble.
Friends, a major part of this palace is preserved in the way it was built. Let us tell you that this majestic palace was built for the grand reception of the Prince of Wales, King Edward VI, which was also the residence of the Scindia dynasty. After which it was opened to the general public in the year 1964. A three and a half tonne chandelier hangs from the roof of the Royal Durbar Hall of Jayavilas Palace for 140 years. There is a silver train in its dining hall, which used to serve food.
If a hall is to bring royal glory, it is necessary to have a chandelier on the roof. Many such chandeliers hang in pairs in this hall of Jayavilas Palace. The palace, which is among the largest chandeliers of the world, was specially made by the Belgian artisans by Maharaja Jayaji Rao.