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Queen's Fort

On Narmada Banks, Maheshwar, India
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Wow is the word

Queen's Fort is a palace complex of Devi Ahilyabai Holkar and houses the palace, known locally... read more

Reviewed 30 May 2017
Goa, India
Simply Spectacular!

This spectacular palace showcasing the life and legacy of the great Devi Ahilyabai Holkar is one of... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2017
Indore, India
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On Narmada Banks, Maheshwar, India
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Reviewed 30 May 2017

Queen's Fort is a palace complex of Devi Ahilyabai Holkar and houses the palace, known locally known as 'Rajwada'. Devi Ahilyabai spend most of her life time in the 'Rajwada' and lived there till her death. The Queen's residential area is well preserved and showcases...More

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Reviewed 30 April 2017

This spectacular palace showcasing the life and legacy of the great Devi Ahilyabai Holkar is one of the most modest palace complexes but the view from every nook and corner of the palace is a sight to behold. It is an architectural marvel in itself...More

Thank themisfitpixie
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Fort has the modest palace of Ahilhyabai along with the various beautiful temples further down towards the ghats. The famous Rewa society with the beautiful Maheshwari silks is housed within the fort.

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Reviewed 23 April 2017

The beauty of the place, the architecture on the gates, the calmness levaes you spell bound. A place of true peace.

Thank frend09
Reviewed 19 April 2017

This is a gorgeous place, and I'm rather surprised that it is not more well-known. Fantastic carvings and situated right on the river bank. If you want, you can easily hire a boat for a small trip on the river.

Thank Indiaphil
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Queen's Fort is an ancient beautiful architecture which houses a nice Shiva Temple and one can view Rani Ahilyabhai's house and a golden swing in the temple.

Thank ramki09
Reviewed 6 March 2017

History is itched in every inch of this such a beautiful Fort with absolute precision wok and creativity. if you are fond of architecture, you can spend days watching and studying every part of this fort. Best time is to visit towards the event (before...More

Thank Badrinathan
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Imposing set of steps leading up the the main gateway of this magnificent fort! Cattle, goats, people wander about, shiva lingams dot the ghat. Low key, but lots of steps that are daunting to the weak and impossible for those with bad knees or hips!

Thank 810wanderwoman
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Narmada river is considered sacred like the ganges. This fort is in the banks of river narmada and sitting around in the evening or early morning in the banks is an amazing experience.

Thank malabarian
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Ahilya Bai fort, where she lived, is only a small house. She had lost her husband, son-in-law, daughter, son, grand son, all at young age and, because of her strong administrative skills wnd power held fort. She had been very generous in donating to many...More

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