Prakash Palace, Chittaurgarh
Fateh Prakash Palace, Chittorgarh is one
of the major Forts and Palace in Chittorgarh.
Since Chittorgarh is replete with a huge
number of palaces, forts, and places of
interest, it attracts millions of tourists
from across the country. The famous Fateh
Prakash Palace speaks much of the grandeur
of the Rajput kings and their imagination
that worked into the making of this palace.
of Fateh Prakash Palace
Fateh Prakash Palace had been the erstwhile
residence of Maharana Fateh Singh. He constructed
it in the Rajasthani style with abundant
corridors and pillars. Since he
had a great taste for art and culture, you
can see numerous paintings inside the Palace.
Since Maharana Fateh Singh was an avid collector
of crystal objects, you can also see some
rare and brilliant crystal products over
there. In 1968 it was found that the collection
of crystals in the palace was sufficient
for a Museum. Therefore a large portion
of the palace was converted into a museum.
If you enter inside the beautiful palace
of Fateh Prakash, Chittorgarh hen you can
see vast corridors that are adorned with
beautiful paintings on the walls. As you
walk past the corridor and observe these
paintings you can also identify the tales
that have been communicated through them.
Sometimes, you shall get to see some tales
from the epics, while at other times you
can go through the Rajasthani Folk Tales
which would appeal to you equally. The paintings
generally belong to the 17th and 19th century
order of classical paintings.
Fateh Prakash Palace in Chittorgarh, Rajasthan
commemorates the king Fateh Singh who stayed
over here. These crystals that are abundantly
found in Fateh Palace, were mainly collected
by Maharana Sajjan Singh from F & C
Osler, England, and kept in the Fateh Prakash
Museum. This is a famous historical place
and people visiting Chittorgarh wants to
have a visit to this amazing Museum.
The intricate jewel studded carpet is another
historic object to see here. The gallery
has a large collection of sofa sets, dining
table, dressers and perfume bottles. You
can also see the historical Durbar Hall.
Here too, you can see some magnificent historic
paintings. Inside this museum, you can also
find shield, axes, helmets, farsa, knoves
and soldier uniforms over here.