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Samode Samode is situated in the royal Indian state of Rajasthan around 42 km from capital city Jaipur. This small village is famous for its haveli and fort. Samode was one of the princely place of Jaipur. It was built in the 19th century. The highlighting of the building is the exquisite Diwan-i-khas covered with original paintings and mirror work.

Its an ideal spot for outings and for picnics. Samode is famous for Samode Palace and Samode Bagh. the Nathawats of Samode played an important role in the durbar of Jaipur. Samode is an ideal desert gateway. During the day a camel ride through the Samode village and the surroundings countryside is a good side.

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Samode Bagh - Samode Samode Bagh
Samode Bagh was built by Rawal Sheo Singhji. It is modelled on the geometric style of the Mughal Garden. Visitors came here to enjoy rare moments in airy atmosphere, which is surrounded by rippling water fountains. Special feature of the stay here is the accommodation which is provided in the tents. the central point of the bagh is meeting point which is elegantly furnished Durbar tent. Evening come alive with the local folk music and dances in the magic of camp fire. Many entertainment activities available here include camel safaries. a visit to the village and Samode Palace.
Samode Palace - SamodeSamode Palace
The Samode Palace displays the excellence of Rajasthani architecture. It is built in that pattern of an open courtyard with rooms leading off the arched corridor that runs along all the four sides of building. the painstakingly carved Sultan Mahal reflects an artists Zest for creativity and excellence. Durbaar Hall is painted with Ornate floral motifis and colored delicately with vegetable pigments carries a charm of its own.
Church Champakulam - Alleppey Sultan Mahal
The Sultan Mahal is on the first floor-an exquisite room with a marble pillared verandah. It has the famous Jaipur blue tile decorations. Every inch of the ceiling and the walls are covered with floral, paisley and geometric motifs painted in vegetable colors. It is called Sultan Mahal after the craftsman, who painstakingly created it. Old and heavy carved silver furniture brought from Nepal by the grandmother of the present Rawal gleam dully in sunlight even today.
Mirrors Hall - Samode Hall of Mirrors
The splendid hall of mirror is another attraction that will leave anyone spellbound. Large and tiny fragments of polished mirror are set into the plaster work and reflects a thousand images of the person entering the room.
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