Rajasthan is the princely region of India, which is why it is also called “The Land of Princes”. During your future trip to India, you may have the opportunity to choose your place of residence, which is why we present you a ranking of the 5 most beautiful palaces of Rajasthan!
1. Taj Lake Palace, Udaipur
The Taj Lake Palace is one of the most romantic hotels in the world, it was built in 1746 on Lake Pichola by Prince Maharana Jagat Singh II of Udaipur. Built in marble, it displays a very remarkable architecture. Its location on an island in the middle of a lake offers breathtaking views of the City Palace, the Jag Mandir…. The elegant restaurants serve an exquisite cuisine reserved for the residents. Meals served on small boats, floating platforms, you can also enjoy the spirits wines and cocktails for your evenings. You will be pampered at the Wellness centre, Spa pool, Ayurvedic treatments, Yoga session… For your leisure, shopping arcade, games rooms, business centre, limousine rental, are at your disposal. The Taj Lake Palace is perfect for a romantic getaway, a well-deserved rest, a place where tourists are thrilled to be isolated and pampered. Known as the Venice of the Orient, Udaipur has a lot to offer, its refined palaces, its serene lakes, its exotic temples, its resplendent gardens…
2. Rambagh Palace, Jaipur
This palace was first built in 1835 as a hunting lodge for the Maharajas of Jaipur. It was then transformed into a magnificent palace in 1925 to serve the residence of King Swai Mansingh II and his queen Maharani Gaytridevi. Built in an Indo-Persian style and adorned with large gardens at the Mughal, it is today a luxury hotel, the most famous of the city of Jaipur managed by the group Taj Hotels.
3. Umaid Bhavan Palace, Jodhpur
The last great palace built in India. It was built between 1929 and 1944, its construction was originally planned as a drought control measure and the intention was to provide employment to more than 3000 people affected by years of drought. Built in the Indo-Art-deco style, this magnificent building with 347 rooms is the largest private residence in the world since it opened its doors as a royal residence in 1944. Today, it offers travelers its luxurious rooms in order to live as Maharaja’s guests of honor.
4. Devi Garh, Udaipur
Nestled amidst the hills of Aravalli, in the village of Delwara, the Devi Garh occupies an 18th-century palace. Located 30 kilometers from Udaipur, it is surrounded by green fields and mountains, it dominates its village and is located close to the temples of Eklingji, Nacu and Nathdwara. This luxury hotel has taken on the appearance of modern India, the contemporary design presented in this spectacular heritage property creates a new image of 21st century India. You will be occupying rooms with spacious suites with beautifully carved furniture and arcades, all for your comfort. For your leisure, swimming pool, spa, library, Business center… The restaurant offers Indian specialties to savour on the colorful lawns of the fort, international dishes and refreshments. It promises a culinary experience of an incomparable quality. Ideal Refuge to taste the joys of the princely life in a sublime place, a real palace of Maharajas and a must for your circuit in Rajasthan.
5. Khimsar Fort
The fort was built as a royal house for the local sovereigns of Jodhpur. A 15th century Rajput fortress lost in the Thar desert and today a luxury hotel perfect for a luxury getaway from the Maharajas.