A striking palace in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir, Amar Mahal has been transformed into a museum and was constructed in the 19th century for Raja Amar Singh. It has put on display many artifacts including a golden throne weighing 120 kg, Kangra miniature paintings as well as a library with 25000 historic books and a large collection of precious art. It was the last seat of the Dogra emperor and a great collection of pictures of the regal family have also been put on show. Constructed in red sandstone in a beautiful setting, it is certainly a perfect destination to explore during your holidays in Jammu. This museum is housed in the Amar Mahal Palace, built in 1862 in a unique, French-chateau style of architecture. Located atop a hill overlooking the Tawi river, 4 rooms of the palace have been converted into art galleries and historic museums, depicting the royal history of Jammu.