9 most beautiful palaces in the world

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If you are a travel freak and are looking for exotic palaces,so here is the list of 9 moat fascinating palaces in the world.

Laxmi Vilas Palace

This marvelous piece of architecture was built by Maharaja Sayajirao Gaekwad III in the year 1890. It is literally four times the size of the popular Buckingham Palace in England and is often referred as the largest palace in the world.

Schonbrunn Palace

This is one of the most extravagant and popular cultural monument in Austria. Built in between the years 1696 and 1712 on request of Emperor Leopold I, the Schonbrunn Palace has been one of the most popular tourists’ attractions in Vienna, Austria.

Mysore Palace

Amba Vilas Palace, this palace is located in the heart of Mysore in southern India. The royal family of Mysore ‘The Wodeyars’ resides in the palace. There are two durbar halls which are the ceremonial meeting hall of the royal court.

Pena National Palace

One of the romanticist palaces in Portugal which was built in the year 1842 by King Ferdinand II. This is one of the oldest castles which were built in the Romantic era.

Summer Palace

One of the popular palaces located in Beijing, China. Surrounded by the Kunming Lake and Longevity Hill, the Summer Palace extends over an area of 2.9 square kilometers of which around 3/4th of the area is covered by water. This was the residential place for the Chinese imperial rulers.

Alhambra

Located in Granada in Spain, the Alhambra is a fortress complex which was constructed in the year 889. It was later converted into a royal palace in the year 1333 by Yusuf I, the sultan of Granada. The Islamic palaces in Alhambra were built for the last Muslim Emirs in Spain and its court of the Nasrid dynasty.

Chateau de Chambord

Located at Chambord, Loir-et-Cher in France. This royal palace is one of the most recognizable chateaux in the world due to its unique and distinct French renaissance architecture which gives a perfect mix of classical renaissance structures along with traditional French medieval forms.

Buckingham palace

Situated in the city of Westminster, this place is ideal for experiencing the best of royal hospitality and celebrating state occasions. This iconic royal palace is the residence of her majesty The Queen and is one of the very few working royal palaces which are left in the world.

Forbidden City

This is definitely one of the most beautiful palaces in the world. Located in Beijing in China, it was built in the year 1420. The Forbidden City was the royal palace of the Ming Dynasty to the end of the Qing Dynasty, but now it is home to the Palace Museum.

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