Akhand Chandi Palace

Akhand Chandi Palace, the distinct green roof, was built by Raja Umed Singh used as his residence. 

  • Later, Raja Sham Singh refurbished it. In 1879, the Darbar hall was built.

  • Raja Bhuri Singh added the Zenana Mahal (residence of Royal ladies).

  • The Palace building was exemplary of the fusion of Mughal and British architectural influences.

  • In 1973, the Royal family of Chamba sold the palace to the Government of Himachal Pradesh

  • Later, they turn converted it into a Government College and District Library.

  •  Maintenance of the attractive palace which has painted walls, glass work and intricate woodwork, has not been satisfactory, due to the lack of funds allocated to refurbish it.

  • Darbar hall, now a days used by many schools for the occasion of the annual day function, many other functions are also done here.

  • Public Library of the Chamba is also located in the palace.

  • View of Chaugan looks fabulous from the palace.

  • This palace can also be seen from the high points of Chamba due to the green roof and the building.

  • The halls could have badminton court in side with wooden floors, huge halls wooden stairs and large window are unique. 

  • Halls could have badminton court in side with wooden floors. huge halls wooden stairs and large window are unique. 

  • Huge gate to enter the premises speak about the grandeur of the palace.

  •  Panoramic view of the near by temples and other mansions from here is an added attraction.