Are you looking to visit Jai Vilas Palace Gwalior and want someone to guide you on how to reach the palace? Well, here I am ready to help you with the best way to reach the Jai Vilas Palace in Gwalior city, Madhya Pradesh. The Jai Vilas Palace is an 18th-19th century royal heritage palace of the former royal Maratha-Scindia dynasty.
The marvelous Jai Vilas Palace is also known as Jai Vilas Mahal and it was established by Jayajirao Scindia, the King of Gwalior in the year 1874. The major part of the Jai Vilas Palace was converted into a museum in the year 1964 named HH Maharaja Sir Jiwajirao Scindia Museum, while the remaining part is still the residence of the descendants of the royal family.
The Jai Vilas Palace is one of the most famous tourist attractions in Gwalior city. It is one of the most beautiful and luxurious palaces in the country. The Jai Vilas Palace costs around 20,000 crores making it one of the most expensive properties in India. Jyotiraditya Scindia, the titular King of Gwalior is the current owner of the palace.
How to Reach Scindia Mahal/ Palace/ Museum Gwalior
In the previous post, I guided you on How to Reach Sun Temple Gwalior From Railway Station but in my today’s post, I am going to guide you on how to reach Jai Vilas Palace from the Gwalior railway station.
Complete Address of The Jai Vilas Palace: Jayendraganj, Lashkar, Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh.
It is very easy to reach Jai Vilas Palace in Gwalior city because the palace location is so prime and well connected to all the other parts of the city. Below is the important information about the travel distance and the time taken to reach the Jai Vilas Palace from some of the main locations of Gwalior city.
The distance between Jai Vilas Palace and Gwalior railway station is around 3 KMs.
The approximate travel time from Gwalior railway station to Jai Vilas Palace is 4 to 8 minutes.
The distance between Phoolbagh and Jai Vilas Palace is around 2 Kms.
The approximate travel time from Phoolbagh to Jai Vilas Palace is 3 to 6 minutes.
The travel distance of Jai Vilas Palace from Gole Ka Mandir Gwalior is around 7 Kms.
The approximate travel time from Gole Ka Mandir to Jai Vilas Palace is 10 to 15 minutes.
The distance between Jai Vilas Palace and Gwalior Bus Stand is 3 KMs.
The approximate travel time from Gwalior Bus Stand to Jai Vilas Palace is 4 to 8 minutes.
Now suppose that you are at Gwalior railway station and you want to go to Jai Vilas Palace then there are two best ways to reach the palace.
First is you can easily book a cab or auto and leave for the palace from the railway station. The cab driver will charge you around Rs. 50 to 100/- for the Jai Vilas Palace from the Gwalior railway station and the travel time should be between 10 to 15 minutes.
The second option is to go to Jai Vilas Palace by any public transport vehicle/ sharing autos. There are many rikshaws, Vikram-autos going to the Jayendraganj, Lashkar back to back. They will charge you around Rs. 10 to 20/- for dropping you at Jayendraganj and then you have to walk a little to reach the Jai Vilas Palace. The travel time should be between 20 to 25 minutes.
As a Gwaliorite I suggest you to go by cab because it will be more comfortable and safe in this coronavirus pandemic. And if you want to know about any other place in Gwalior then please ask us in the comment section below.