Akhand Chandi Palace in Chamba! was built during the reign of Raja Umedh Singh in the mid-1700s, this palace is a true masterpiece of Mughal architecture. But it also got some British influence, thanks to renovations and additions made by Raja Sham Singh and British engineers. It was a culture melting pot!
And let’s not forget the unique green roof that sets this palace apart from the rest. With three different sections and sloping roofs, the Akhand Chandi Palace is a sight to cheer.
It’s like a fancy, royal snow fortress!
But the best part? The palace overlooks several temples, including the Sui Mata Temple, Chamunda Devi Temple, and the Lakshmi Narayan Temple.
Now, if you’re thinking about visiting, you should know that the palace has undergone some changes over the years. The Zanana Mehal was added during the rule of Raja Bhuri Singh, and the royal family eventually sold the palace to the government. It’s now home to a college and a library, but you can still feel the regal energy as you explore the premises.
So come on down to Chamba and experience the luxurious Akhand Chandi Palace for yourself.