10 Forts And Palaces In India For A Destination Wedding

26 SEP, 2023

Sweta Gupta

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This 26-acre hotel hosted weddings for celebrities like Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas, and Elizabeth Hurley. It features a grand lobby with a 105 ft-high cupola ceiling and a massive ballroom called The Marwar Hall.

umaid bhawan palace, jodhpur

This 230-year-old hilltop fort in Bishangarh, Rajasthan, offers a romantic, historic, and stylish setting. Its 59 rooms and suites blend Mughal and Rajput aesthetics for intimate, picturesque weddings.

alila fort, bishangarh

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This five-star property covers 34 acres with lush gardens and banquet halls. Guests enjoy a luxurious experience, including horse-drawn carriage rides to their 60 art-filled rooms. 

taj falaknuma palace, hyderabad

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Taj Lake Palace is where Parineeti Chopra and Raghav Chadha got hitched. It offers a dreamlike wedding setting—a palace on a lake. Built in 1746, this white marble masterpiece exudes luxury with fountains, airy balconies, and historic interiors.

taj lake palace, udaipur

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This former residence of the last maharaja of Bikaner, Narendra Singh, offers a dream venue for a royal wedding. With contemporary luxury and regal details, its 82 rooms feature unique styles with velvet fabrics, tribal artworks, and the maharaja's antique curio collection.

narendra bhawan, bikaner

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This 18th-century palace, once home to the last begum of Bhopal, Jehan Numa, offers a truly regal wedding setting. The Queen's Lawn, a popular wedding venue, can hold up to 250 guests.

jehan numa palace, bhopal

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six senses fort barwara, rajasthan

This 14th-century fort, famously chosen by Katrina Kaif and Vicky Kaushal for their wedding, is a Six Senses property. It offers 48 suites with scenic views and its top-tier Raja Man Singh suite.

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suryagarh, jaisalmer

The 83 rooms are beautifully decorated, some with rooftop pools. Suryagarh, where Bollywood actors Sidharth Malhotra and Kiara Advani got married, is known for its vintage touch and Dinner on the Dunes.

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neemrana fort palace, rajasthan

This palace is a 14-tiered heritage property. It has lifts for guests to enjoy the vistas, and serves as a perfect wedding destination.

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Rajbari bawali, west bengal

Just 35 km from Kolkata, Rajbari Bawali offers a luxurious stay with a blend of rural Bengal. The Chokher Bali room boasts antique woodwork and artifacts, making it an ideal spot for a grand royal wedding.

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