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Umaid Bhawan Palace

Jodphur, India

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Stay at Umaid Bhawan Palace

Situated on Chittar Hill, the highest point in Jodphur, this spectacular piece of Rajasthan’s heritage was built between 1928 and 1943 as a symbol of new Jodphur. Home to the Jodphur Royal Family and the world’s sixth largest private residence, the palace offers its guests an unforgettable experience.

Not only can the Umaid Bhawan Palace be seen from miles around, but it affords it’s guests the most spectacular views of the historical Blue City, the vast rolling sand dunes and the Mehrangarh Fort. Surrounding the Palace are 26 acres of immaculately maintained gardens which are beautifully looked

after and are home to a muster of peacocks. Everything about this hotel is breathtakingly impressive.

Each room is decorated in an art decor style and is luxuriously comfortable. Guests can relax at the Trophy Bar and enjoy the large selection of alcoholic beverages and cigars, having dined beneath the colonnaded veranda. The hotel is equipped with every amenity a guest could possibly want including a spa and indoor swimming pool, as well as providing its guests with a host of activities to explore the City of Jodphur in all its glory.


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