Built by Kanwar Bikrama Singh in 1862 the Elysee Palace is a sight to behold in the Kapurthala district of Punjab. The Indo-French architecture of this palace will give a peek into the rich architectural brilliance of the times. It was built using 3.4 million rupees at that time and served as the king’s residence for long. This palatial structure still speaks of the glory of the bygone era and remains to be one of the best-preserved palaces in Punjab. Elysee Palace is spread across a sprawling area of 300 acres which makes it one of the largest palaces in the state. The beautiful imposing façade of the palace has been appreciated by various travelers.
It Is Known For:-
1) The beautiful façade of the palace which serve as an inspiration for many photography buffs.
2) The lush greenery and well-manicured grass in the palace garden, statues of animals and the mesmerizing fountains also attract people.
3) The vast area and well-preserved monolithic structure which speaks bounty of the bygone era.
4) The Indo-French architecture treats the eyes of the tourists.
Best Time To Visit:-
People take out an hour or two from their busy schedules to take a stroll into the grandiloquence of this palace. It is open to visitors all year round, especially during the months of October and November. Mornings and evenings are the best time to take a stroll in this palace garden and appreciate the beauty of this architectural marvel.
It is located in the Kapurthala Center in Punjab and is easily accessible through various public modes of transportation like buses, autos, and taxis. Tourists can also book private cabs or taxis to reach this palace.
Nearest Railway Station:- Kapurthala Railway Station
Nearest Airport:- Raja Sani International Airport, Amritsar
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