Sayajirao Gaekwad III
| Gate No.2 Laxmi Vilas Palace Estate, J.N.Marg, Vadodara, Gujarat 390001|
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Indo-Saracenic Revival architecture
Sayaji Baug, EME Temple, Baroda Museum & Picture G, Maharaja Fateh Singh Mu, Nazarbaug Palace
The term Maharaja Palace actually refers to a series of palaces in Vadodara, Gujarat, India, constructed since the Gaekwad, a prominent Maratha family, started ruling the Baroda State. The first one was a building known as the Sarkar Wada. This building, not really a palace, was given up for the Nazarbaug Palace built in old classical style.
After this the Lukshmi Vilas Palace, an extravagant building of the Indo-Saracenic Revival architecture, was built by Maharaja Sayajirao Gaekwad III in 1890 at a cost of GBP180,000.
Laxmi Vilas Palace, Vadodara Wikipedia
It is reputed to have been the largest private dwelling built till date and four times the size of Buckingham Palace. At the time of construction it boasted the most modern amenities such as elevators and the interior is reminiscent of a large European country house. It remains the residence of the Royal Family, who continue to be held in high esteem by the residents of Baroda.
Prem Rog in 1982 , Grand Masti , Balgandharva, Rang Rasiya and Prem Ratan Dhan Payo was also shot here in 2015