The center of attractions at Mandvi is the Vijay
Vilas Palace, a Royal abode set in the middle
of well-laid gardens with water channels and marble
fountains. The architect and craftsmen from [[Jaipur]]
designed and constructed the palace in []
AD. The palace has all the elements of [[Rajput]]
architecture and draws largely on the plan of
palaces of [[Orchha]] and [[Datia]]. The central
high dome on the pillars, the [[Bengal]] domes
on the sides, the windows with coloured glass,
carved stone '[[jali]]s', domed bastions at the
corners, extended porch and other exquisitely
stone-carved elements, make the palace worth visiting.
has its own private beach which offers air-conditioned
tented accommodation. Being private with conditional
access it is a must visit for all beach lovers
who want to enjoy their solitude and admire its
eco-friendly priestine beauty.For these reasons,
this palace has been used as the setting in many
[[Hindi]] films and has now become a popular tourist
Vijay Vilas Palace was shown in Hindi film '''Lagaan'''
as the headquarters of the United Kingdom.
The song ''''Chaand Chhupa Baadal Mein'''' from
the Hindi film ''Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam''' was
shot at the Vijay Vilas Palace of Mandvi.