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Dowlat Villas Palace – Demo Dowlat Villas Palace the heritage Homestay

Welcome to Dowlat Villas Palace

The property is owned by Bhagirath Singhji, the erstwhile Maharaj Saheb of Jaswantgarh and eldest son of Maharaj Umeg Singhji, and run by him together with his son Rajkumar Suryavir Singhji and daughter in law Gitanjali Kumari Sahiba.

The Dowlat Villas Palace, along with its adjoining structures, has a distinctive scorpion shape and architectural features inspired by an English castle visited by Maharaj Mann Singhji.

Signature Experience

• Early-20th Century Palace
• Vintage and Classic Cars Collections
• Ideal for Events

Accommodation

Facilities

  • Swimming Pool
  • Badminton court

Room and Suites

  • Two Maharaja Suites
  • Two Maharaja Rooms

Facilities

  • Club Room with Pool Table, Table Tennis
  • Carrom and Board Games

Early-20th Century Palace

Large Lawns

Ideal for Events

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The Idar Princely State was ruled by Rathore Rajputs, originally from Jodhpur-Marwar. Covering about 4300 sq km, the Maharaja of Idar was entitled to a 15 gun salute. The second son of H.H Maharaja Saheb Dowlat Singhji of Idar, younger brother of H.H. Maharaja Himmat Singhji for whom the city of Himmatnagar is named, Maharaj Saheb Bhahadur Mann Singhji of Jaswantgarh, Idar State, built Dowlat Vilas Palace in the 1920s and1930s. His son, Captain Maharaj Shri Umeg Singhji Sahib, of Jaswantgarh, received President’s HG & CD Medal for Distinguished Service, HG & CD Medal for Meritorious Service, Samar Seva Star (1967), Paschimi Star (1971), Sangram Medal (1973), Gujarat Chief Minister”s Medal, Indian Independence (1948), 25th Independence Anniversary (1972), Defence (1945), War (1945), India Service (1945), Silver Jubilee (1935), Coron (1937), and Idar State George V Silver Jubilee (1935) medals.

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The property is owned by Bhagirath Singhji, the erstwhile Maharaj Saheb of Jaswantgarh and eldest son of Maharaj Umeg Singhji, and run by him together with his son Rajkumar Suryavir Singhji and daughter in law Gitanjali Kumari Sahiba.

The Dowlat Villas Palace, along with its adjoining structures, has a distinctive scorpion shape and architectural features inspired by an English castle visited by Maharaj Mann Singhji. This scorpion structure is apparent when one gets a bird eye view. The Dowlat Villas Palace consists of the central portion which included the face, body and sting of the scorpion. The front galleries on the either sides of Dowlat Villas Palace, are connected to buildings shaped like the claws of the scorpion. The galleries at the back on either side of the Dowlat Villas Palace are connected to the buildings representing the hind legs of the scorpion. The central portion is now the residence and offers heritage homestay facilities.

The family also runs a school in the same premises.

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ACCOMMODATION

The Dowlat Vilas offers accommodation in two Maharaja Suites and two Maharaja Rooms, all four with modern baths and other conveniences.

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RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIES

Swimming Pool

Badminton court

Club Room with pool table, table tennis, carrom and board games

EVENT FACILITIES

Dowlat Vilas has large lawns ideal for weddings and other events.

OTHER FACILITIES

The front lawns are used as a destination wedding/event venue.

The tail portion has been converted into a school run by the family.

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Dowlat Vilas Palace: The property has portraits, antiques, period furniture pieces, royal photographs, old carpets, old picnic sets , stuffed animals, Idar state postal and revenue stamps, and other princely relics.

Rodha Group of Temples: A short distance from Himmatnagar, the Rodha temples are built in the Maha Gurjara style that thrived from the 8th century AD till the 11th century AD. With beautiful carvings,these temples are among the finest surviving examples of 8th-9th century architecture in Gujarat.

ATTRACTIONS IN 100KM RADIUS OF THE PROPERTY

Shamlaji: About 51km from Himmatnagar, Shamlaji has a medieval Vishnu temple. It also has the important Buddhist site of Devni Mori which was inundated by dam waters- the relics from here are housed in a museum.

Polo Ruins: The forests of Polo near Idar hold remains of architecturally interesting Jain and Hindu temples.

DOWLAT VILLAS PALACE

ADDRESS: Dowlat Villas Palace Road, Mahavirnagar, Himatnagar-383001,Gujarat, India
TELEPHONE: +91 9825500306, 02772-233463
EMAIL ID:dowlatvillaspalace@gmail.com | suryavirsingh@hotmail.com
WEBSITE:www.dowlatvillaspalace.com

Dowlat Villas Palace – Demo Dowlat Villas Palace the heritage Homestay

GETTING THERE:
Himmatnagar is about 85km from Ahmedabad. It has a railway station.

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