Friday, December 18, 2009

Laxmi Vilas Palace in Baroda, India

Shelly Jyoti and I in front of the Laxmi Vilas Palace in Baroda, India home of the king and queen of Baroda
The darbar, the official meeting room of the king. Today it is used for musical concerts.
Detail of the ceiling mosaic work
Detail from the Elephant Room
There is a gold course on the palace grounds of the Laxmi Vilas Palace. I'm standing on one of the holes that is directly behind the palace.
Tile mosaic at the Laxmi Vilas Palace
Construction area behind the palace
The backyard of the palace
Water "vav" conservation technique from the 18th century

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