Samode Palace ~ Durbar Hall



Every centimeter of the Durbar Hall in the Samode Palace is embellished with elaborate gilded frescoes produced by the finest craftsmen of the region. Louvered windows permitted females in purdah to witness dances and other festivities below without being seen by the men. In this region of Rajasthan, rooms are sparsely furnished and the walls are richly ornamented as compensation. Built in the 18th century by a nobleman, this exquisite building is now a private heritage hotel.

Samode, Eastern Rajasthan


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