Wankaner situated on the benk of the River Machuchu in Gujarat . This township of Gujarat is well-known for its Wankaner Palace. Amarsinhji erected the Ranjit Vilas Palace in Wankaner that represents an important part of the culture and heritage of the region.
This heritage hotel reminds of Gothic, Islamic, Rajput and Venetian style of architecture. Sprawling over 225 acres of landscaped area, Ranjit Vilas Palace has been converted into a heritage hotel of Gujarat. Chandra Bhavan, stands in the same complex near the Ranjit Heritage Hotel. With helical marbled staircase, period decoration, Italianate fountains, chandeliers, collection of swords and shields, vintage cars and antiques.
You can also view splendid collection of swords, bastions and shields. A private museum of the royal family showcases princely paraphenalia as well as hunting trophies from all over the world. The internationally recognised breed of Kathiawadi horses and vintage cars are kept for riding and viewing. Folk dances (Dandia Raas) can also be arranged in the portals of the palace.