|The Nathawats of Samode played an important role in the durbar of Jaipur where they served as prime ministers. Their Thikana, which located in a charming village, is surrounded by fertile fields,
while a ring of sharp hills was the seat for their fortifications. Awarded by one of the Kachhawa rulers of Amber to one of his twelve sons four-and-a-half century ago, the Samode Palace became known for
the high quality of its frescos, and particularly in the use of indigo colours, and the richly painted Durbar Hall. The Samode Palace has been converted into a heritage hotel and is ideal for an outing.