About the Place
Built-in 1940, by the first king of Swat Miangul Abdul Wadud, White Palace is a beautiful landmark. The White Palace is located in the small town of Marghazar, which is about 13 kilometers away from Saidu Sharif.
The palace is known as the White Palace because it was entirely built from white marble, which was specially imported from Jaipur India. The material for the mesmerizing Taj Mahal was also imported from the same place. The raw materials for the palace were imported from all around the world. The King brought marble from Agra, bronze from Belgium, and artisans from Turkey who designed the palace. The palace is home to a vast variety of fauna and flora. The beautiful collection of fauna and flora makes the area look like a mini zoo. The Palace still has 24 big rooms and 2 big conference halls where the King used to hold meetings.
The Wali of Swat, Miangul Jehanzeb, used to stay here during the summer season. The palace now serves as the best tourist destination. The beautiful landscape of the palace attracts several tourists each year. The architectural design of the palace can mesmerize you. The fully furnished palace along with the most beautiful landscape is surely a treat to watch.
If you are someone who enjoys seeing history along with an amazing outdoor atmosphere then you should visit this palace. If you are planning to visit the palace then some of the hotels that you can consider to stay are Serena Hotel Swat, Hotel Hilton Palace, Holiday Inn Swat, and River Palace Hotel. The average cost for a day’s stay at Serena Hotel Swat is 100 US Dollars. The ancient lifestyle with nature and history around will surely capture your heart so do not forget to visit the amazing place and plan your trip soon.