Places to stay near Chail Palace
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The royal summer retreat of the maharaja was later given to Himachal Tourism, who converted it into a luxury hotel giving ordinary people like us a chance to live, even if for a day, as the kings did!
After that we decided to head to the most popular place Chail is known for, the Chail Palace. It was built in 1891 and belonged to the Maharaja of Patiala, but now operates as a heritage 5-star hotel. It is beautiful, royal building with antique interiors, looking at which reminds one of the historic era when it was built. It also has a restaurant where we had lunch, a huge lawn with a small cafe serving drinks and snacks for the perfect evening outdoors.
Chail Palace: Spread crosswise over 75 sections of land and situated in a prime area, this royal residence is a standout amongst the most celebrated attractions of Chail. Worked in the eighteenth century by the Maharaja of Patiala, the Chail Palace is a structural ponder. As far back as it's transformation into a legacy inn, it has given travelers a chance to remain in rooms of the Kings and the Queens. It's an extraordinary place to see and to remain on a visit to Chail.
The Chail Palace is well known for its architecture, the palace was built as summer retreat by the Maharaja of Patiala during the British Raj, on the land allotted to him by the British for former's assistance in the Anglo-Nepalese War. The cricket ground and a polo ground which is there at an altitude of 2,250 m was owned by erstwhile royal family of Patiala. It is the world's highest cricket ground. (Source: Wiki)
It is the chief attraction of Chail. It was built by Maharaja Patiala. It's a well-maintained palace surrounded by beautiful garden. Although the Palace has been converted into a hotel but it remains open for tourists and the entry is not free.