Belgadia Palace, Odisha
Take a trip down memory lane in Mayurbhanj
Home to the erstwhile royal family of Mayurbhanj, this boutique property invites guests to take a trip down memory lane and introduces the idea of purposeful travel by engaging with the local community to truly explore the state of Odisha, the soul of incredible India.
The Belgadia Palace is an 18th century victorian brick-built double-storey structure offering 9 heritage bedrooms with modern amenities and comforts. With each step into the palace, the jewel-toned colors have a soothing effect with soft wooden finishes transporting you to a bygone era.
FACILITIES & THINGS TO DO
Extremely spacious, with wall to wall windows. Our accommodation has been designed for business and leisure travellers to Odisha.
Meanwhile, guests can stroll through 7 acres of mango orchards, outdoor patios and gardens- nothing like the smell of monsoons hitting the red laterite soil as you lounge in the verandah enjoying the natural landscape!
Watch a Chhau Performance
The dance ranges from celebrating martial arts, acrobatics and athletics performed in festive themes of folk dance, to a structured dance with religious themes found in Shaivism, Shaktism, and Vaishnavism. The stories enacted by Chhau dancers include those from the Hindu epics the Ramayana and the Mahabharata, the Puranas, and other Indian literature.In 2010 the Chhau dance was inscribed in the UNESCO's Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.
Watch Sabai Grass Handicrafts being made
Mayurbhanj is famous for sabai-based handicrafts and furniture.
Visit the Simlipal National Park & its surrounding waterfalls
The property is home to 15 species of birds which can be easily spotted with binoculars and on your morning walk. If you wish to avail of a guide that can be arranged as well.