There is huge wall all around the palace and there
are lush green lawns inside it with beautiful plants having colorful
flowers. This sky building is a masterpiece of beauty. There is a
bastion in every corner of the palace placed like this that it seems
like a soldier on his duty to protect. There is beautiful dome in the
center of the building which looks more beautiful in night when it is
glowing with lights of different colors.
There verandas all around the building. There are cellars under the
bastions where instead of electric light natural light is also arranged.
Inside the Central Senate there is court hall and sets with all
accessories are placed on both sides especially for respected guests.
From rest room to drawing room, dressing room, wash room and office are
glorious. The floors, roofs and walls are beautifully designed.
All the material and furniture is of best quality. There are big mirrors
and lamps in the rooms and the chairs, tables and beds are of same
colors. The beautiful art norms and lovely curtains are increasing its
The Durbar hall is worth visiting. In this huge hall the kingly plank is
placed and behind the plank there is a big mirror. It is said about this
mirror that when it arrived Karachi through the sea way it was loaded on
special trucks to take it to Bahawalpur. Many platforms of different
railway stations were expanded because of this mirror.
There is a beautiful shower in front the porch of the Palace increasing
its majesty. There is also a zoo in the palace in which beautiful birds
and animals from all over the world are kept. There is museum in which
animals and birds are mummified using chemical methods and are kept
under good care.
The map of the palace is made up with such expertness that the palace
looks like a garden from all its views and the desert area also comes in
front of it. There are gardens all around the palace but from the
northern door one can see pools of water and form the other side of the
door desert can also be viewed. There is also a library in the palace in
which some rare books in English, Urdu, Persian and Arabic on different
topics are available. All palaces of Bahawalpur are constructed
considering Islamic ways because if any palace is constructed using
European or any other style but bastions and domes are always there.
Because most of the palaces were constructed during the governance of
Sir Sadiq Muhammad Khan (IV) it can be said that he was the King of
Bahawalpur. He had fondness of establishing new buildings so most of the
important buildings in Bahawalpur are put up by His Highness. The Sadiq
Manzil, Mubarik Manzil and Rahat Manzil are also gifted by His Highness.