Known for its royal splendor, hospitality, cultural experiences and finger-licking food, Rajasthan is truly the land of royals and for the right reasons. Its historical forts and palaces narrate some really fascinating story about its kings and kingdom.
From awe-inspiring architecture and grand interiors, to rich cuisines, culture and art, these palaces give us a peek into the life and times of bygone royalty. Here’s a picture post of the some of the most beautiful palaces in Rajasthan that have now been converted into luxury hotels!
Savor the legendary Umaid Bhavan Palace at its best in Jodhpur. It is an iconic structure that was built for Maharaja Umaid Singh, and is now run by the Taj Group of Hotels. The record book says that it’s the world’s 6th largest private residence.
Built in the 19th century by Maharawal Udai Singhji II, is the majestic Oberoi Udaivilas on the banks of Lake Pichola. This is truly an epitome of grandeur and luxury. It is the grand views of the lake and world-class hospitality that makes it one of the most luxurious resorts in the entire world.
Neemrana Fort Palace is a luxury hotel which is housed in a 15th-century fort in the Delhi-Jaipur highway. The fort provides a fantastic view of the Aravalli Ranges.Head to this hotel if you are looking to experience Rajasthani hospitality in all its grandeur.
Built in 1835 as a home for the queen’s favourite handmaiden, Jaipur’s Rambagh Palace became a royal guest house and hunting lodge before becoming the residence of Maharaja Sawai Man Singh II and Maharani Gayatri Devi. Now a grandly restored Taj properly, the 47-acre property is known as the “Jewel of Jaipur”.
Samode Palace located north of Jaipur depicts true royalty with its Mughal and Rajasthani architectural styles. It was initially intended to serve as a Rajput fort around 475 years ago.
One of the best luxury hotels in Rajasthan, India, RAAS Devigarh has established a quite prominent name for itself. What once used to be the residence of the rules of Delwara in the 18th century is now a luxury resort where people come to have a pampering holiday.
Lastly, Fort Rajwada in Jaisalmer is one of the most elegant heritage hotels in Rajasthan offering tranquil solitude of the desert and the adventure of dunes.