The Durbar Hall of Jai Vilas Palace of Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh, has a pair of chandeliers, each12.5 m (42 ft) high and weighing 3.5 tonnes. It is said that before these were hung, three (some say, eight!) elephants were hoisted on to the roof (or suspended from it!) to make sure that it would be able to withstand the weight of the chandeliers!