ROYAL PALACES CONVERTED INTO LUXURY HOTELS

Sakshi Nagar 22-11-2023 04:39 PM Destinations

There is a lot of craze for destination weddings in India. Most of the couples are following this trend. People are making Shimla, Goa, or other famous tourist places their wedding destination. Well, there are many finest hotels in India which are also preferred for weddings. Getting married here is considered everyone's dream. Recently, Bollywood actor Parineeti Chopra and politician Raghav Chadha got married at Leela Palace in Udaipur. There are many such hotels where destination weddings are being organized. These places which were once palaces have been converted into hotels. So today let us tell you about such hotels in India which have become excellent wedding destinations.

1. UMAID BHAWAN PALACE, JODHPUR

Located in the vicinity of the Mehrangarh Fort in Jodhpur is the Umaid Bhawan Palace, a part of which is managed by the Taj Group of Hotels. Located on the high point of Chittar Hill, Jodhpur, the palace has 347 rooms and is the main residence of the former royal family of Jodhpur. Built between 1928 and 1943, the palace complex is situated over an area of 26 acres of land. The principal architecture of the palace is a blend of Indo-Saracenic, Classical Revival, and Western Art Deco styles.

2. TAJ FALAKNUMA PALACE, HYDERABAD

Taj Falaknuma Palace Hyderabad which was built in 1894 as the residence of the Nizam. The hotel offers a glimpse of the luxurious lifestyle of the Nizams and historical attractions spread over 32 acres of land. It has beautifully manicured gardens, a grand marble staircase, royal furniture, and huge chandeliers. The rooms are equipped with all modern amenities, where you can still see the old charm. Another biggest attraction of the hotel is its multi-cuisine restaurant where food is served with great royalty.

3. TAJ RAMBAGH PALACE, JAIPUR

The palace was once the residence of the Raja of Jaipur, which was later (in the 1950s) converted into a hotel and is currently managed by the Taj group of hotels and resorts. Rambagh Palace is a premier heritage hotel in the Pink City- Jaipur. This heritage hotel provides excellent five-star services to its guests and also offers good facilities for the tourists to stay. The hotel offers delicious dining, conferencing and an extensive list of leisure facilities.

4. CITY PALACE, UDAIPUR

Situated on the banks of Lake Pichola, Udaipur City Palace is a combination of Mughal and Rajasthani styles and is made entirely of marble and granite. With construction spanning over four centuries, the palace consists of several smaller palaces within the complex. The interiors reflect the Rajput heritage, where you can see miniature paintings, silver, glass, and marble work as well as a monument with stained glass.

5. SAMODE PALACE, JAIPUR

On the outskirts of Samod village, nestled in the Aravalli Mountain range, just north of Jaipur, is Samod Palace. Built-in sandstone, the 475-year-old structure is an amalgamation of Mughal and Rajasthani architectural styles and was converted into the exquisite palace that it is today under the rule of nobleman Rawal Barisal, who served as the Chief Minister of Rajasthan in the 19th century. Had worked.

6. TAJ LAKE PALACE, UDAIPUR

Taj Lake Palace Heritage Hotel is one of the best heritage hotels in Udaipur. The palace was constructed as a royal summer palace during 1743–46 under the direction of Maharana Jagat Singh II of Udaipur, Rajasthan (62nd heir to the royal dynasty of Mewar). Located right in the middle of Lake Pichola, it was later converted into a luxurious heritage hotel by the Taj Group of Hotels. This luxury hotel has a total of 83 well-furnished rooms and suites. This luxurious hotel has been voted as the most romantic hotel in India and the world.

7. AHILYA FORT, MAHESHWAR

Ahilya Fort is located, and the modern Maheshwar town near in Khargone district of Madhya Pradesh state, is a pleasant 18th century royal fort and legacy retreat with a histrionic location and remarkable sights diagonally the Narmada River. This momentous imperial asset has been reestablished into a inimitable boutique hotel with 13 extraordinary rooms set in 6 buildings and is flawless for those wanting an authentic Indian experience. There are marvellous private tent with its own heated plunge pool and delightful views of the river and temples below, a truly exceptional experience. 

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