Lal Baag Palace
Lal Baag palace lies on the south-west of the city, bounded by gardens. It was built between 1886 and 1921. Currently this is the residence of Usha Raje, direct descendent of the Holkars, whose ancestral fort it used to be. It is one of the grandest monuments of the Holkar dynasty.
The rooms have been restored and furnished to pleasing effect. Much of the furniture and ornamentation is in the late Regency, early Georgian style.It's Italian marble columns, grand chandeliers, rich Persian carpets, flying nymphs on the ceiling, Belgium stained glass windows, Greek mythological relief's, Italian style wall paintings, a wooden ballroom floor mounted on springs, stuffed leopards and tigers are magnificent.
The whole complex has a total area of 28 acres and at one time had one of the best rose gardens of the country.
Open: Monday from 10 am to 5 pm.