Traveling in India Experiences – Thebaw Palace, Ratnagiri

Amitava Ghosh in his, possibly one of his best, novel The Glass Palace gives us an insight into the isolated lives of the last of the Burmese royals imprisoned here in Thebaw Palace, Ratnagiri.

Thebaw Palace

Today this structure serves multiple purposes including that of an engineering college campus. The views of the harbour enjoyed by the king, as described in the novel, are blocked by urban growth of Ratnagiri