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Marine Museum at Jobra, Cuttack Museum – Tickets, Location, Photos

The Odisha Maritime Museum, is a repurposed colonial structure, that during the British rule acted as a maritime workshop for inland water communication of the Bengal Presidency (state of Bengal,  Odisha and Bihar). Built in 1867, this building now houses, more than 10 galleries showcasing the rich maritime history of the state.

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Heritage Travel

A tour of Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas Palace).

Also known as the Amba Vilas Palace, this grand structure is located at the heart of Mysore city, dominating the city’s skyline.

The first iteration of this palace was built in the 14th century by Yaduraya Wodeyar, after which this palace has been reconstructed and renovated several times, to become the architectural and artistic marvel it is today.

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Neermahal Palace, Agartala – The lake palace no one knows of.

Neermahal in Tripura stands on a island in the mighty Rudrasagar Lake. It is an extremely gorgeous palace that has for long been overlooked by tourists. The palace is the second largest lake palace in India, however the dearth of exposure this magnificent peice of architecture has faced is nothing short of unfortunate.