India was the richest country till 16th century. If one needs, proof, they can visit any of the palaces across India, which portray luxury. The grand halls, ivory sculptures, gold, silverware, ornaments, elaborate embellishments define the royal galleria.
Now, some of those magnificent palace have been converted into heritage hotels, so now a commoner too can live as a king for a day. Some of the palaces, which still retains its majesty and open to public are Mysore Maharaja Palace, Jai Vilas Palace- Gwalior etc.,