Vijay Vilas Palace

Palace in Mandvi

This crumbling 1920s palace, 7km west of town amid extensive orchards, is set by a trash-strewn private beach. Originally a summer abode for the Kachchh rulers, its 1st floor is now the main residence of the elderly Maharajah of Bhuj. The view from the roof is worth the climb, and the rooms, with their stuffed wildlife and faded grand furniture, are worth a peek. Autorickshaws charge about ₹200/300 one way/return from Mandvi.