Jai Vilas Palace is situated at Jawhar in Thane district of Maharashtra.
Suraj – The caretaker and I walking. Upon request he narrated the History of Jai Vilas Palace.
Raja (king) Shri Yashwant Rao Mukne (son of Patang Shah Mukne and Kamla Bai) built Jai Vilas Palace here at Jawhar having 30 large-size rooms in the year 1940. The King was a trained pilot and was deeply interested in paintings. Beautiful paintings hanging within the palace drawn by him. Old chandeliers, Telescope, Piano, dressing table, lavish double bed were part of King’s life style. Impala – The King’s car photograph displayed. Cannon Gun/s are present at the entrance below the portico. Jamuna bai was King’s wife having one son. Modern day bathroom, toy room within the palace specially made for the son. Cashew nut trees are grown all around the palace within 500 acres of land. March, April, May is the cashew nut season. Mahindra Singh Mukne grandson of King stays in Pune but visit palace regularly.
And a walk within the cashew nut garden.
– cashew-nut tree products.
What we eat is seed i.e, cashew-nut.
A new knowledge. And yes, thanks for the tour, Suraj – said I.