The term Maharaja Palace actually refers to a series of palaces in Vadodara, Gujarat, India, constructed since the Gaekwad a prominent Maratha family started ruling the Baroda State. The first one was a building known as the Sarkar Wada. This building, not really a palace, was given up for the Nazarbaug Palace built in old classical style. (br) After this the Lakshmi Vilas Palace, an extravagant building of the Indo-Saracenic school, was built by Maharaja Sayajirao Gaekwad III in the year 1890.
The Palace is believed to be four times the size of Buckingham Palace and during the time of its construction it promised modern amenities such as elevators and the interiors remind one of a large European country house. It remains the residence of the Royal Family. One may come across the Darbar Hall featuring the Rajas Throne and the Darbar hall featuring the Ornate artwork while visiting the Palace.