5 Best Palace Hotels In India That Redefine Luxury

Deepak, 28/02/2017

India – which was at one time an amalgamation of more than 560 royal states, still exudes magnificence and eminence through its numerous royal residences and forts. On the off chance that you might want an understanding into what regal extravagance could mean, look at a couple of its royal residence lodgings that have reclassified extravagance.  So if you are feeling rich, take your pick from our list of 5 of India’s uber-luxurious palace hotels!

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5 Best Palace Hotels In India That Redefine Luxury
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Lake Palace (formerly known as Jag Niwas) is a luxury hotel, which has 83 rooms and suites featuring white marble walls. Built between 1743 and 1746 by Maharana Jagat Singh ll, this palace of white marble was his winter abode. he Lake Palace is located on the island of Jag Niwas in Lake Pichola, Udaipur, India, and its natural foundation spans 4 acres (16,000 m2).The hotel operates a speed boat which transports guests to the hotel from a jetty at the City Palace.
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Umaid Bhawan Palace, located at Jodhpur in Rajasthan, India, is one of the world's largest private residences. A part of the palace is managed by Taj Hotels. Named after Maharaja Umaid Singh, grandfather of the present owner Gaj Singh of the palace, this edifice has 347 rooms and serves as the principal residence of the erstwhile Jodhpur royal amily. A part of the palace also houses a museum. Built of beautiful yellow sandstone, this palace still resonates with the regality of bygone years.
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Falaknuma is a palace in Hyderabad, Telangana, India. It belonged to the Paigah family, and it was later owned by the Nizam of Hyderabad. It is on a 32-acre (13 ha) area in Falaknuma, 5 km from Charminar. It was built by Nawab Vikar-ul-Umra, prime minister of Hyderabad and the uncle and brother-in-law of the Nizam VI, Nawab Mir Mahboob Ali Khan Bahadur. Falak-numa means "Like the Sky" or "Mirror of the Sky" in Urdu. In 2010, Taj Hotels started renovating and restoring the palace.
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The Lalitha Mahal is the second largest palace in Mysore. It is located near the Chamundi Hills, east of the city of Mysore in the Indian state of Karnataka. The palace was built in 1921 at the orders of His Highness Krishnaraja Wodeyar IV, the Maharaja of Mysore for the exclusive stay of the then Viceroy of India. Built on a raising ground, the palace was fashioned on the lines of the St. Paul’s Cathedral in London and is one of the imposing structures of the Mysore city.
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The first building on the site was a garden house built in 1835 for the wet nurse of prince Ram Singh II.In 1887, during the reign of Maharaja Sawai Madho Singh, it was converted into a modest royal hunting lodge, as the house was located in the midst of a thick forest at that time. In the early 20th century, it was expanded into a palace to the designs of Sir Samuel Swinton Jacob.Maharajah Sawai Man Singh II made Rambagh his principal residence and added a number of royal suites in 1931.

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