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Kuttalam Palace

Kuttalam Palace is a palace situated in the Courtallam village of Tenkasi district, Tamil Nadu, India. It is one of the important palace of the Travancore province. It is owned, controlled and maintained by Kerala archaeology. It is located in th ...

                                               

Laxmipuram Palace

Laxmipuram Palace is situated in Changanacherry Taluk in Kottayam District in the state of Kerala in India. It was the seat of the royal family of Koi thampurans and has produced many illustrious writers such as Raja Varma Koil Thampuran, Kerala ...

                                               

Makarpura Palace

Makarpura Palace was a Gaekwad royal palace in the city of Vadodara, Gujarat state, India. It was built by Maharaja Khende Rao in 1870, designed in the Italian style. It was extended and renovated by Maharaja Sayajirao Gaekwad III. The palace is ...

                                               

Merry Lodge Palace

Merry Lodge Palace is a palace situated in the city of Thrissur, India. It was the palace and summer resort of the abdicated Maharaja of Cochin Rama Varma XV. The palace was the venue of the meeting between Mahatma Gandhi and Rama Varma XV in 192 ...

                                               

Nagholkothi

Naghol kothi is a palace located in Patna City, India. This building was built in the British Raj, by a mughal architect and is splendid example of Mughal architecture. This building is surrounded by a beautiful garden. Owned initially by Raja Ba ...

                                               

Navratangarh

Navratangarh was one of the capitals of the Nagvanshi dynasty, who ruled parts of what is now the state of Jharkhand, India. It is located in Sisai block of Gumla district. Nagvanshi king Bairisal shifted his capital from Khukhragarh to Navratang ...

                                               

Patiala House

It was designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens. The building has a central dome with a "butterfly" layout, similar to other Lutyens buildings. Unlike some of the princely residences in Delhi, the Patiala House is not clad in sandstone but painted white. Wh ...

                                               

Qudsia Bagh

The complex was constructed in 1748 for Qudsia Begum, the mother of Mughal emperor Ahmad Shah Bahadur. It is situated north of the old city. Formerly a splendid palace, it belonged to the heir apparent before falling into disrepair. Large parts o ...

                                               

Sardar Mahal

Sardar Mahal is a palace located in Hyderabad, Telangana. Sardar Mahal was built in European style by Nizam VI Mir Mahboob Ali Khan in 1900 for one of his consorts Sardar Begum. As Sardar Begum did not like the construction, she never stayed ther ...

                                               

Sawantwadi Palace

Sawantwadi Palace royal palace was earlier located on Narendra Hill. Khemsawant III constructed the existing palace in late 18th century, and Moti-Talao was built in front in 1874.

                                               

Senapati Mahal

Senapati Mahal is a palace built by Senapati, son of Jagat Rai and grandson of Chhatrasal in 1700 in Kulpahar on a hillock. The palace is now a protected monument.

                                               

Shah Jahani Mahal

The Shah Jahani Mahal is palace in the Agra Fort in northern India. It is situated between the white marble Khas Mahal and the red stone Jahangiri Mahal and is set, transitionally, in between these two major residential complexes of two different ...

                                               

Sher Garhi Palace

Sher Garhi Palace is a former palace in Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir, India. The complex is located in the south of the Old City at the banks of the Jhelum river. It was the residence of the Afghan rulers and Dogra Maharajas of Jammu and Kashmir. Th ...

                                               

Shobhabazar Rajbari

Shobhabazar Rajbari is the palace of the Shobhabazar royal family located in the Indian city of Kolkata. Maharaja Nabakrishna Deb, founder of the Shobhabazar Rajbari, started life as a modest aristocrat but soon amassed considerable wealth in his ...

                                               

Thanjavur Maratha Palace

The Thanjavur Maratha Palace Complex, known locally as Aranmanai, today is the official residence of the Bhonsle family that ruled Tanjore from 1674 to 1855.

                                               

Tsuklakhang Palace

Tsuklakhang Palace or Tsuklakhang Royal Chapel and Monastery is a Buddhist palatial monastery in Gangtok, Sikkim, India. The Royal Chapel of the Chogyals is the main centre for prayers with an assembly hall in the centre and large depository of B ...

                                               

Palazzo degli Anziani, Pistoia

The Palazzo degli Anziani also known as the Palazzo del Comune, della Comunita or del Giano is a Gothic-style stone palace located in the ancient historic center of Pistoia, Tuscany, Italy. The palace served as city hall for centuries; it still b ...

                                               

Palazzo Baldassini, Pesaro

The palace was built in the second half of the 16th century for the Marchese Ranieri Del Monte. The design has been attributed to either Filippo Testi or Guidubaldo Del Monte. Soon after completion, the palace was acquired by Marcantonio Gozze. I ...

                                               

Palazzo Bentivoglio, Ferrara

The palace was first commissioned by Borso dEste in 1449, and gifted to his supporter, Pellegrino Pasino, who then sold it to the Roverelli family, and they in turn to Cornelio Bentivoglio marchese di Gualtieri e Generale del Duca Alfonso II in 1 ...

                                               

Bo Palace

The Bo Palace, is the historical seat of University of Padua since 1493, It is still home to the Rectorate and the School of Law. It is also home to the oldest anatomical theatre in the world.

                                               

Palazzo Busini Bardi

The Palazzo Busini Bardi is a palace located on Via dei Benci #5 in central Florence, Tuscany, Italy. It is in front of the Museo Horne. Design of the palace circa 1430 was attributed to the architect Filippo Brunelleschi by the sixteenth century ...

                                               

Ca Farsetti

Ca Farsetti is a palace in Venice, Italy. It is located in the sestiere of San Marco, and faces the Grand Canal, not far from the Ponte di Rialto. The palace was built in the 13th century by the heirs of doge Enrico Dandolo. The palace however su ...

                                               

Ca Loredan

Ca Loredan is a former palace of the Loredan family in Venice, northern Italy. It is located in the sestiere of San Marco, and faces the Canal Grande, not far from the Ponte di Rialto. Together with the annexed Ca Farsetti, it is currently home t ...

                                               

Palazzo Fineschi Segardi

The Palazzo Fineschi Sergardi is a 16th-century urban palace located the Pian dei Mantellini neighborhood of the city of Siena, region of Tuscany, Italy. It is located near the Palazzo Celsi Pollini.

                                               

Fondaco del Megio

The Fondaco del Megio is a palace in the sestiere of Santa Croce in Venice, northern Italy. Located near the Palazzo Belloni Battagia and the Fondaco dei Turchi, it faces the Canal Grande and is opposed to the church of San Marcuola of Cannaregio ...

                                               

Palazzo Francesconi-Mocenni

The Palazzo Francesconi, later Mocenni, is a 16th-century Renaissance urban palace located on Via del Cavallerizzo in the city of Siena, region of Tuscany, Italy.

                                               

Ducal Palace of Guastalla

The Ducal Palace of Guastalla is an urban Renaissance-style palace in the town of Guastalla, a municipality in the Province of Reggio Emilia, Emilia-Romagna, Italy. It was built on the site of a 15th-century palazzo of the Conti Torelli family, a ...

                                               

Guinigi Tower

The Torre Guinigi is a tower in Lucca, Tuscany, central Italy. It is a typical example of local Romanesque-Gothic architecture. The height of the tower is 45 meters with a total of 232 steps to reach the top. The tower dates from the 1300s, when ...

                                               

Palazzo Miniscalchi

The Palazzo Miniscalchi, adjacent to the 19th-century, Neoclassic style Palazzo Miniscalchi-Erizzo located on via Garibaldi, is a late-Gothic style palace with a facade on Via San Mamaso in central Verona, region of Veneto, Italy. The palace pres ...

                                               

Palazzo Mondragone

The Palazzo Mondragone, also known as Palazzo Mandragone, Ambron, Ricasoli di Meleto, or Peyron, is a palace located on Via del Giglio #4r-8r in central Florence, region of Tuscany Italy. The palace was designed by the architect Bartolomeo Ammana ...

                                               

Palazzo Orlandini del Beccuto

The Palazzo Orlandini del Beccuto, also known as Palazzo Gondi di Francia is a palace located with entrance on Via de Pecori #6-8 in central Florence, region of Tuscany Italy. The palace was a reconstruction on the site of one of the homes of the ...

                                               

Palazzo Baldassini

Palazzo Baldassini is a palace in Rome, Italy, designed by the Renaissance architect Antonio da Sangallo the Younger in about 1516–1519. It was designed for the papal jurist from Naples, Melchiorre Baldassini. The ground floor was used for shops ...

                                               

Palazzo Beneventano del Bosco

The Palazzo Beneventano del Bosco is a large townhouse at Syracuse in Sicily, Italy. The building dates from the Middle Ages, when it was constructed for the Arezzo family. However, the building seen today dates mostly from the late 18th century, ...

                                               

Palazzo Bolognetti, Bologna

The Palazzo Bolognetti is a Renaissance style palace located on Via Castiglione #1, in central Bologna, region of Emilia Romagna, Italy. The palace is adjacent to the Palazzo della Mercanzia. The portico in front of the palace dates to the 15th c ...

                                               

Palazzo Bonacolsi

The Palazzo Bonacolsi, also known as Palazzo Castiglioni, is a 13th-century Gothic-style aristocratic palace located in the center of the town in Piazza Sordello in front of the Ducal Palace in Mantua, region of Lombardy, Italy.

                                               

Palazzo Castiglioni (Cingoli)

Palazzo Castiglioni was purchased in 1599 by Bernardo Castiglioni who had been exiled from Milan. He was the first of the Marche branch of the family, who in the following centuries increased in power and prestige, becoming active participants in ...

                                               

Palazzo Chigi-Saracini

The Palazzo Chigi-Saracini is a Gothic urban palace on the Via di Città in the Terzo di Città in central Siena, Tuscany, Italy. In 2014 it housed the Accademia Musicale Chigiana. It was built by the Marescotti family in the 12th century. It was t ...

                                               

Palazzo Cocchi-Serristori

Palazzo Cocchi-Serristori is a Renaissance-style palace in Piazza Santa Croce, Florence, Italy. It presently houses offices of a regional council of Florence.

                                               

Palazzo Comitini

Palazzo Comitini, complete name Palazzo Gravina di Comitini, is a Baroque palace of Palermo. It is located in the central Via Maqueda and is the official seat of the Metropolitan City of Palermo. The palace was built between 1766 and 1781 by the ...

                                               

Palazzo da Mula

Palazzo da Mula is a building in Murano, Italy. It is not to be confused with the Palazzo da Mula Morosini, which is on the Grand Canal and was painted by Claude Monet during his trip to Venice in 1908.

                                               

Palazzo degli Elefanti

Palazzo degli Elefanti is a historical building in Catania, Sicily, southern Italy. It currently houses the citys Town Hall. The palace, located on the northern side of the Cathedral square, was begun in 1696 after the devastating earthquake of 1 ...

                                               

Palazzo dei Priori (Todi)

Palazzo dei Priori is a palace in Todi, Italy. On the third floor is a bronze eagle sculpture, lAquila di Todi 1339 or Tuderta, by Giovanni di Gigliaccio. Among the legends justifying the use of this symbol in Todi, one holds that the early pre-R ...

                                               

Palazzo dei Trecento

Palazzo dei Trecento is a building in Treviso, Veneto, northern Italy, located in the Piazza dei Signori. It is home to Treviso municipal council. The palace was erected in the 13th and 14th centuries, as the seat of the Maggior Consiglio "Highes ...

                                               

Palazzo delle Vedove

The Palazzo delle Vedove is a palace in Pisa, Tuscany, Italy. The palace, built in the 12th–14th centuries, is sited land which in antique times was the domus of the Bocci family of Pisa. Detail of the medieval edifice can still be seen in the ex ...

                                               

Palazzo di Spagna a San Geremia, Venice

Palazzo di Spagna a San Geremia, also known as Palazzo Frigerio is a palace located on the street Lista di Spagna street #168, once a canal but undergoing landfill in 1844, about midway down the street between the train station and the piazza of ...

                                               

Palazzo Donà della Madoneta

The Palazzo Donà della Madoneta is a Gothic-style palace located on the Canal Grande of Venice, between Casa Sicher and Palazzo Donà a SantAponal in the Sestiere of San Polo, Venice, Italy.

                                               

Palazzo Estense

Not to be confused with the Castello Estense in Ferrara, Italy or the Palazzo Schifanoia build for the Este, also in Ferrara, Italy. The Palazzo Estense is a Baroque palace built for the Francesco III dEste and the House of Este in Varese, Italy. ...

                                               

Palazzo Isolani, Bologna

The Palazzo Isolani is a palace located on located on Via Santo Stefano #16 facing Piazza Santo Stefano in the center of Bologna, region of Emilia-Romagna, Italy, with both Gothic and Renaissance architecture features.

                                               

Palazzo Malenchini Alberti

Palazzo Malenchini Alberti is a palace in Florence, Italy. It was owned by the Alberti, who had also a tower nearby. Until the 15th century, their residence was formed by a series of different houses and workshops, which were unified in 1760-1763 ...

                                               

Palazzo Mengarini

Palazzo Mengarini is a 19th-century palazzo in via XXIV maggio in Rome. The palace is named after a 19th-century Senator during the Kingdom of Italy, Guglielmo Mengarini. The Senator commissioned the palace design from the architect Gaetano Koch. ...