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Official Website of Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jodhpur
Awe-Inspiring images of Umaid Bhawan Palace Hotel, are posted right below the following brief write-up. Please don’t miss the beautiful architecture of this Grand Structure, before shifting online elsewhere.
Umaid Bhawan Palace, a Royal Heritage Hotel in Jodhpur today, run by the prestigious Taj Group of Hotels, is an architectural marvel of the chivalrous Rajputs, in the North Indian State of Rajasthan.
Umaid Bhawan Palace, is one of the world’s largest private residences today. A part of the Palace is managed by Taj Hotels.
Named after Maharaja Umaid Singh, grandfather of the present owner Gaj Singh of the Palace, this Grand Structure has 347 rooms and serves as the Principal Residence of the erstwhile Jodhpur Royal Family.
A part of the Palace also houses a Museum.
Umaid Bhawan Palace was called Chittar Palace, during its construction, due to use of stones drawn from the Chittar hill, where it is located.
Maharaja Umaid Singh started the construction work of the Palace, and the work was completed in 1943. The Palace was built to provide employment to thousands of people during the time of famine in the region.
Recently, Umaid Bhawan Palace was awarded as the World’s best hotel at the Traveller’s Choice Award, which was organised by TripAdvisor.
More information on Umaid Bhawan Palace, with web-links to the sources of the following images of this historical structure of Rajasthan, will follow soon.
Stay tuned, & please don’t miss the fun & joy of exploring some of these awe-inspiring, mesmerizing & thought-provoking historical structures, & architectural wonders of Ancient & Medieval India.
A few images of Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jodhpur