At Udai Bilas Palace, a heritage hotel near Udaipur in Rajasthan boasts a very nice vintage car museum and the auto buffs will really like it.
Built by Maharawal Bijai Singhji between 1910 to 1914. It was initially used to be a stable but in the 1930 to 35 period, it was converted into a huge garage that can accommodate about 40 cars.
Their collection includes – the double carriage cannons which are quite rare, an old steam road-roller of 1910 from Marshall and Sons – UK. A very rare Austrian car – the Steyr Daimler 220 – 1936.
They have a 47- packard, 51- chevy pick-up, 1942 Willys Jeep, 1939 fiat 7 seater saloon, Sl 380 1885 and Sl-320 of 1994, Jaguar XJS 1985, a 1966 Volkswagen Beetle, couple of BMW motorcycles during the first world war.
@ Udai Bilas Palace - Nestled in idyllic splendour, with the blue waters of Gaibsagar lake on one side and a cove of private reserve forest on the other, Udai Bilas Palace is the embodiment of the old world charm of princely India. It offers a scenic location for rest and recreation.
Hutheesing & Jewels
500 years old Hutheesing ki Haveli is one of the oldest Haveli of Ahmedabad located in Gheekanta. Legendary people like Mahatma Gandhi, Chacha Nehru, Rabindranath Tagore stayed here for days.
It maintains and manages a wide array of activities on its premises: Museum of Wood Craft, Research Centre for Urban Arts / Crafts / Culture / Architecture, Art Gallery, Resident Programme for Artists, Textile Collection.
@ House of MG - Situated in Ahmedabad city and constructed in 1924 by Mr. Mangaldas Girdhardas as his residence. After some renovation, it is now owned by his great grandson Mr. Abhay Mangaldas.
With thirty-eight rooms and suites, the hotel has everything to offer you. From a fine Gujarati thali to mixed cuisine and from indoor swimming pool to textile gallery, you will enjoy your stay and meal here for sure.
The Kochi-Muziris Biennale
The Kochi-Muziris Biennale is an international exhibition of contemporary art hosted in the city of Kochi, India. The Biennale draws on the rich tradition of public action in Kerala to become a platform for cultural and artistic engagement.
It is also engaged in the conservation of heritage properties and monuments and the upliftment of traditional forms of art and culture.
Kochi Biennale is a 108 days event, generally held in the second week of December every year.
@ Ayana Fort Kochi - Step into the past as you enter the 200-year-old courthouse in the heart of Fort Kochi and find a modern sanctuary in Ayana’s striking art deco renovation. All 16 rooms feature the classic black and white tiled floors blending history with modern luxurious comfort.
The fine dining options include The Old Court, Le Souk and The Tea Lounge.
A different museum
Formerly knows as the Victoria and Albert Museum, Dr. Bhau Daji Lad City Museum is the oldest one in Mumbai which was originally established in 1855 as a treasure house of the decorative and industrial arts. This museum is a gem for those who are interested in design, history, weaponry, pottery and photography.
It is a beautiful Renaissance revival style building which was renovated in 2008 and contains more than 3500 objects centring on Mumbai’s history.
The contemporary music, dance and drama feature in the Plaza area and you can have a cup of coffee at in-house cafe.
A new, architecturally stunning 11,000 sq. metre wing should be opened by 2018.
@ Four Seasons - Located in the heart of the city, the hotel boasts contemporary and bright, airy and inviting 202 spacious guest rooms and luxury suites, housed in a sleek and modern new building. The rooms offer panoramic views of the city and Arabian Sea.
Featuring the highest rooftop bar, an outdoor pool, spa and fitness centre.
Above all, it is only 4.5 kms away from Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Museum.