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Location : Vansada, Gujarat.
Built In: Early 20th Century.
Nearby Attraction: Gymkhana.

The Digvir Niwas Palace is one of the finest examples of royal architecture in the early 20th century. The approach the palace is through a beautiful plaster decorated gate and the octagonal 'chhatris' on both sides of the entrance gate give it an imposing look.

The Digvir Niwas Palace is a low profile linear building, with Ashlar stone masonary. All the openings are defined by white decorative plaster, creating an interplay of textures.

The entire façade has several architectural elements like carved balustrade, arches, brackets, pediments, columns, semi circular and octagonal verandahs, curved overhangs protecting windows with columns, semi circular and octagonal verandahs, curved overhangs- protecting windows with stained and coloured glass, with a steep sloping Mansard roof on the top arranged in a creative design scheme to create an appealing edifice. Digvir Niwas Palace in Vansada  - Gujarat

The setting of the palace building and the campus layout seem to have been inspired by British castles and French chateaux of the European aristocracy.

The Gymkhana
A gymkhana building is located in the Digvir Niwas Palace compound. It is designed in the manner of the cricket pavilions of English counties having sloping roofs, wooden trusses and Mangalore tiles, creating an intimate and cozy building.

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