Huzoor Palace

CategoryPalace

Languages KnownGujarati, Hindi

AddressHuzoor Palace, GEB Colony, Porbandar, Gujarat

pincode360575

DistrictPorbandar

About Huzoor Palace

History

The Huzoor Palace, also spelled Huzar Palace, is a palace in Porbandar, in the Indian state of Gujarat. It was built by RanaNatwarsinhji, who was the last Maharaja of the Princely State of Porbandar, in the early years of the 20th century, with clear European influences. The palace is now used by the successors of the Maharaja’s family who reside in London.


During the Navratri festival people of the town queue up at the palace grounds to pay a nazar or pay respect to the former Maharaja and Maharani of Porbandar. Huzoor Palace was constructed in early part of the 20th century by RanaNatwarsinhji, who was the last Maharaja of the Princely State of Porbandar. Tourists are prohibited from visiting the palace,[5] as it is now used by the successors of the Maharaja’s family who reside in London.

Famous for

The Huzoor Palace of Porbandar is situated at the end of Marine Drive. This palace was built in the European style of architecture by Natwar Shah. It faces the Arabian Sea and its surroundings comprise gardens and water fountains. This structure basically has a zigzag formation, which is topped by trussed timber roofs and balustrade terraces. It also has several neo-classical pillars with semi-circular porticoes.

Best time to Visit

November to February is the best time for the visit the HuzoorMahal with friends and family.

Best time to Go

Morning and Evening time is good for outing.

Distance of nearest cities

  • Porbandar
    to
    Ahmedabad
    412km
  • Porbandar
    to
    Ambaji
    591km
  • Porbandar
    to
    Amreli
    197km
  • Porbandar
    to
    Bharuch
    552km
  • Porbandar
    to
    Bhuj
    407km
  • Porbandar
    to
    Dahod
    583km
  • Porbandar
    to
    Dwarka
    75km
  • Porbandar
    to
    Gandhinagar
    440km
  • Porbandar
    to
    Himmatnagar
    491km
  • Porbandar
    to
    Jamnagar
    275km
  • Porbandar
    to
    Junagadh
    105km
  • Porbandar
    to

    486km
  • Porbandar
    to
    Morbi
    504km
  • Porbandar
    to
    Palanpur
    558km
  • Porbandar
    to
    Saputara
    790km
  • Porbandar
    to
    Somnath
    129km
  • Porbandar
    to
    Surat
    648km
  • Porbandar
    to
    Valsad
    715km

Vitual tour of Huzoor Palace

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Public Transport to Go

Nearest bus stand is Porbandar and thier inquiry no. is, 02862240959

Nearest Railway Station is Porbandar and Indian Railway Inquiry no. is, 139

Nearest Airport is Jamnagar and thier inquiry no. is, 02882712187

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