The earlier significant state of Wankaner is situated 55km from Rajkot in India. Nestled in a bend of the river to its classification ‘Wanka’ means bend, ‘Ner’ river, was part of a room in Wankaner Saurashtra Jhalawar appellant because of the dominance of Jhala Rajputs that prevails there. Wankaner royal family known for his backing had a personal interest in art and architecture designed Ranjit Vilas palace in the example of his Highness Amarsingh in 1907. It was built on a hill overlooking the town of Wankaner building is an eclectic mix of styles.
Arcs gothic oriental marble balconies support, terraces, arcades, Doric and Ionic columns and sports a clock tower with a seven-story domed Mughal cut. Franco-Italian windows frame the outdoor high for a beautiful garden with stables for horses and depth of a beautiful collection of vintage cars. This palace is occupied by the royal family present, although sections of the museum has a vast collection of armor, animal stuffed, portraits and paintings, royal silver and exotic furniture have been converted. Two pensions of the palace, the royal residence, Royal Oasis are now heritage hotels. The Royal Oasis is located directly on the lake in the middle Machchhu a quiet orchard of deciduous trees, bird song and an atmosphere of freshness, meditative calm. It also houses a large indoor pool in the Art Deco style with a stage of early twentieth century well located near the castle. Wankaner reflects the hospitality and the splendor of old Kathiawar.