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Address: Kanker 494233, India
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+91 77140 28635

The Royal Palace Kanker is a small but magnificent palace situated in the...

The Royal Palace Kanker is a small but magnificent palace situated in the exceptionally beautiful and green surroundings of Kanker. Kanker is a district headquarter town, which was formerly a part of the famous Bastar district of Chhattisgarh. Located at about 140 km south of Raipur- the capital city of Chhattisgarh- Kanker is famous for its untouched forests, unique tribal villages and the last but not least the Royal Kanker Palace along with some fine century-old colonial buildings. The unique tribes of Kanker still practice age-old crafts and traditions and the region offers a different experience to its visitors.

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Great Historic Place To Visit

This is a great historical site, which is still being used by a Maharaja who can trace his family roots to the 11th century. The grounds are beautiful, as are the common areas... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2016
Denver, Colorado
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Denver, Colorado
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Reviewed 5 March 2016

This is a great historical site, which is still being used by a Maharaja who can trace his family roots to the 11th century. The grounds are beautiful, as are the common areas. This property is also a hotel. Please read my hotel review about the many pros and cons of staying at this fascinating property.

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Gurugram (Gurgaon), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2016

Staying at Kanker palace adds value to a discovery of a state which is unfortunately in the news for different reasons. Chhatisgarh needs to be explored for its beauty, richness of culture and customs, the history of the different communities and the landscape. To visit Jagdalpur and Bastar, there is no better base than Kanker palace. The royal family goes... More 

Thank JustOneLifetoTravel
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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27 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2016

we visited the palace on our way back from bastar..joy and his family were extremely hospitable...we had a great time listening to the stories of the palace from Joy...the palace is a delight to visit; especially with the hunting stories of the ancestors as told to us during the visit

Thank Baljit C
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Reviewed 30 January 2015

The reviews submitted by my co-reviewers must be for the resort/hotel maintained by the royal family but not for the palace as a place of attrraction. The palace is not open for public. If you want to get an entry, you have to ask the Prince for a permission. The prince is available only after 11.30 or 12.00 noon.

Thank Anshuman A
Raipur, Chhattisgarh, India
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Reviewed 29 July 2014

Some one looking for real India should go for it .The owner himself takes interest & you guest to royal family so best thing to happen.

Thank Parminder_Sahni
Radlett, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 March 2014

unique concept - food all inclusive; family run; attention to all possible needs. Food outstanding. Very different seeing rural India after having visited all the usual tourist spots

Thank sushi39

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