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Vijay Palace,
   Rajpipla - 393 145,
   Dist. Narmada (Gujarat)
   Ph.(02640) 220345,220973
   Tel/Fax. (02640) 220071
 
 
About Rajpipla

Rajpipla Town is the headquarters of Narmada District in South Gujarat of Western India, on State highway. Nearest main railway stations are Ankleshwar and Bharuch 55/60 Kms. and closest Airport is Vadodara (Baroda) 65kms. Rajpipla is basically an academic town having all types of primary, secondary and higher Gujarati and English medium educationa l institutions Most of them are functioning in Palacial buildings with residential playground/recreational facilities. Rajpipla although small yet is self-sufficient in catering to all requirements like big cities.

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Rajpipla is also a religious centre with shrines of all faiths like-temples, mosques, Jain derasar, also a Parsi Fire Temple, church and Gurudwara, The commercial establishments stock all the essential and sophisticated items of choice at Rajpipla. Hospitals, dispensaries and specialized clinics are fully equipped to treat any type of ailment with plenty of medical stores. Rajpipla is blessed with scenic beauty surrounded by the holy Narmada River, Karjan River, streams, valleys, Satpura Mountain range, thick teak forests, evergreen banana and sugarcane plantations.The year-round climate is also bracing without any excessive cold, heat or rain.

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The entire Complex is about 8 acres on elevated land. From the main gate entrance, there are trees and hedge on both sides of half km road (with divider in between) ending near a cannon in centre and a circular fountain facing the Vijayraj Palace Hotel. On both sides of the road are well laid out lawns.There are out-houses for different category of room guests, and the Rajvant Palace is adjoining.

The Vijay Palace was built by Maharaja Chhatra Singhji for his son Yuvraj Vijay Sinhji in 1910 AD., before he ascended the throne in September 1915. The Palace has a Victorianarchitecture with classical colonnaded semi-circular portico as the entrance, Corinthian pillars, Gothic arches, European domes and views of the river at the rear. The 7 acre grounds have been landscaped professionally into formal gardens. Crested arch doors lead to a marble floored hall, that now serves as the reception of the hotel. The drawing room has retained it’s original character with European settees, elegant tables. On royal portraits and black metal European statutory. The teak wood floor, banqueting hall next to the drawing room, has a long wooden 24 seated dining table, on the wall are historic photographs of Maharajah Vijay Sinhji's exploits of the races and polo.

A number of old and new decorative objects and in brass, marble and ceramics decorate the hall. A portable screen partition separates the banqueting and drawing areas, which is removed when the palace is chartered for corporate conferences.

 
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