Amar Mahal Palace-A Real Visual Retreat
The Amar Mahal Palace is a palace in Jammu which has now been converted into a Museum. Its structure was sketched by a French architect. It is made up of red sandstone.The palace has sloping roofs with turrets and tall towers as it is built in the European Castle Style.
The Amar Mahal Palace Museum has number of art galleries that displays Indian art and work of Indian artists in different fields. One of the greatest attractions is Dogra Gold Sofa weighing 120 kilograms of gold placed in a hexagonal room and bears the design of golden lions in it. A large collection of portraits of the royal families are also showcased in the museum. There is also a library with more than 25,000 books of literature, science, politics, and many more. One of the other attraction is the suite of Maharani Tara Devi where her clothes, bed and Victorian style bathroom can be viewed. Even the decoration crown of India is also on display which she obtained in 1945.