Welcome to Dowlat Villas

The car museum in the palace is a must visit for automobile enthusiasts, with a collection of American, British and European cars including those purchased by Captain Maharaj Shri Umeg Singhji Sahib of Jaswantgarh. It also houses carriages and a motorboat.

The museum is open daily from 10am-6pm. The entry is chargeable.

Signature Experience

• Early-20th Century Palace
• Vintage and Classic Cars Collections
• Ideal for Events

Accommodation

Facilities

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  • The property offers rooms and suites
  • Modern Conveniences

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Early-20th Century Palace

Museum of Vintage and Classic Cars, Carriages and other Vehicles

Large lawns for Events

Hotel and Homestay Facilities available in the Property.

The Idar Princely State was ruled by Rathore Rajputs, originally from Jodhpur-Marwar. Covering about 4300 sq km, the Maharaja of Idar was entitled to a 15 gun salute. The property is owned by Narendra Singhji, erstwhile Maharaj Sahib of Jaswantgarh, son of Captain Maharaj Shri Umeg Singhji Sahib, of Jaswantgarh, received President’s HG & CD Medal for Distinguished Service, HG & CD Medal for Meritorious Service, Samar Seva Star (1967), Paschimi Star (1971), Sangram Medal (1973), Gujarat Chief Minister”s Medal, Indian Independence (1948), 25th Independence Anniversary (1972), Defence (1945), War (1945), India Service (1945), Silver Jubilee (1935), Coron (1937), and Idar State George V Silver Jubilee (1935) medals. married and has issue. It is managed by his son Karni Singhji, who works in the Petroleum and Commodities Trading business; and daughter-in-law Geetanjali Devi.

The car museum in the palace is a must visit for automobile enthusiasts, with a collection of American, British and European cars including those purchased by Captain Maharaj Shri Umeg Singhji Sahib of Jaswantgarh. It also houses carriages and a motorboat.

The museum is open daily from 10am-6pm. The entry is chargeable.

ACCOMMODATION

The property offers rooms and suites, with modern conveniences.

RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIES

The front lawns are used as a destination wedding/event venue.

The tail portion has been converted into a school run by the family.

EVENT FACILITIES

Dowlat Villas – The Heritage offers wide ranging facilities for events including lawns and halls, with kitchen facilities and electricity. It is ideal for weddings and corporate events.

Car Museum: Described above.

Rodha Group of Temples: A short distance from Himmatnagar, the Rodha temples are built in the Maha Gurjara style that thrived from the 8th century AD till the 11th century AD. With beautiful carvings,these temples are among the finest surviving examples of 8th-9th century architecture in Gujarat.

ATTRACTIONS IN 100KM RADIUS OF THE PROPERTY

Shamlaji: About 51km from Himmatnagar, Shamlaji has a medieval Vishnu temple. It also has the important Buddhist site of Devni Mori which was inundated by dam waters- the relics from here are housed in a museum.

Polo Ruins: The forests of Polo near Idar hold remains of architecturally interesting Jain and Hindu temples.

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Contact

TELEPHONE: +91-9824301049, (02772)-234969
EMAIL ID: idar40in@yahoo.com | dvptheheritage@gmail.com

DOWLAT VILLAS

ADDRESS: Dowlat Villas Palace Road, Mahavirnagar, Himatnagar-383001,Gujarat, India
TELEPHONE: +91-9824301049, (02772)-234969
EMAIL ID: idar40in@yahoo.com | dvptheheritage@gmail.com

GETTING THERE:
Himmatnagar is about 85km from Ahmedabad. It has a railway station.

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