Within the same compound, Aaina Mahal is located and is known for its vast collection of mirrors from across the globe. Both these properties were marred during the earthquake but there have been lots of efforts to restore them in their true sense- but the damage can still be noticed. While the entry ticket is expensive and usage of camera is charged heavily at both these places, one must visit them once.
We reached Bhuj by 3 PM and directly went to Prag Mahal, the clock tower palace which houses lots of remnants of royal family. The palace is made in European style and has few good antiques to look forward to.
Next door to the Aina Mahal, in the same walled compound, is the giant Prag Mahal, which may at first seem slightly out of place at the far western edge of India, looking more appropriate in France.
PRAGMAHAL PALACE: This modern palace of 19th century is famous for it's clock tower. This palace is situated near Hamirsagar lake. Aaina mahal is also situated nearby. The structure of palace is Italian style. Many Bollywood films are shoot here in this palace. Restoration work were done in the palace after an earthquake. Don't miss the clock tower from here you have whole view of Bhuj city.
Start off your day by reaching Bhuj early morning. Known for its centuries old buildings, Bhuj has numerous sight seeing options. PragMahal, a princely 19th century palace, now converted into a museum gives you an aura of the regal times of the bygone era.The 250 year old Palace of Mirrors or Aaina Mahal located in the corner of Hamirsar Lake is nearly in shambles after the devastating earthquake of 2001. A small part of it has been restored and opened to public.