Bela Palace within the city limits of Darbhanga and about 2. 5 km from Darbhanga Railway Station was residence of Rajabahadur Visheshwar Singh the younger brother of Maharajadhiraj Kameshwar Singh and was constructed in 1934.
Bela Palace is breath taking with its modern European architecture and is also surrounded by a very beautiful and rich garden. The building has its own campus called Bela Garden. Rajabahadur Singh Ji was well known for his love of wild animals and he had two Royal Bengal Tigers in his residencial campus caged near south west corner of campus due to which the road crossing at that corner is called "Bagh More". Bela Palace also has a pond and this was the house of crocodiles and aligators during Raja's reign and they were pets to Rajabahadur Ji.
Bela Palace was sold to Government of India by the Royal Family of Darbhanga, and was converted to one of few postal training colleges of India, where trainees throughout India are selected for postal service of India and they get trained here. Infront of Bela garden, there is Kalyani Niwash the Residence of Maharani Adhirani Kamsundri and the office of Kalyani Foundation. It is recommended to visit the Bela Palace during timings 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM.