26  DEC, 2023

Sweta Gupta

Global singer Dua Lipa pleasantly surprised her Indian fans on Sunday with an Instagram post, extending warm wishes for the holiday season. She shared images from Rajasthan, giving a sneak peek of the majestic Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jodhpur.


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Umaid Bhawan Palace stands as a splendid heritage structure in the centre of Jodhpur, known as the Blue City in Rajasthan. This palace beautifully showcases the grandeur of the Rajput era.

umaid bhawan palace

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Priyanka-nick wedding venue

The palace is a top pick for famous couples looking to tie the knot. One of the grandest weddings hosted at the venue is that of Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas.

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luxury haven

Guests can relish the royal lifestyle through lavish suites, delightful dining choices, and top-notch spa amenities, immersing themselves in Rajput hospitality.

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The palace is also renowned for its impressive vintage car collection, a passion of Maharaja Umaid Singh. The classic cars provide a glimpse into the royal family's history, showcasing well-preserved models from the early 20th century.

vintage fleet

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Built between 1929 and 1943 by Maharaja Umaid Singh and designed by architect Henry Lanchester, Umaid Bhawan Palace is now a Taj Hotels property and the former royal residence of Jodhpur.

historic splendoUr

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With 347 rooms, a section of Umaid Bhawan Palace is the residence of Maharaja Gaj Singh II and his family, while the remaining part is open to visitors. It stands as one of the world's largest inhabited palaces.

regal residency

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For the grand suite, the tariff ranges from an average weeknight price of Rs 96,900 to Rs 3,90,000.

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