A royal palace located in city Jodhpur is known as The Umaid Bhawan Palace hotel which is a blend of Rajput and Victorian architecture. Umaid Bhawan Palace emanates an aura distinctly of its own. Located above the high city of Jodhpur on a hill and is one of few great palaces that are left in the country. Palace Umaid Bhawan is set in surroundings of many acres of gardens and these gardens are host to many traditional folk dance shows. It was originally called Chittar Palace as it was located on the Chittar Hills which is the highest point in Jodhpur. The construction of palace was done to provide employment opportunity to the drought relievers by the then maharajas therefore; it created employment for needy ones. The building is made of stone blocks which are joined together by interlocking technique therefore it is considered a unique technique which is used for construction. The palace is a statement of the lavish life style of ex rulers of Indian states
The Umaid Bhawan Palace Jodhpur in Rajasthan, India now is a five star deluxe palace hotel. You can amuse yourself by the array of weapons, stuffed leopards, incredible collection of clocks kept in the museum of Umaid Bhawan Palace. The palace still serves as the residence of the royal family and guests can brush with royalty for the duration of the stay. The palace is a combination of Indian and a western style as it was built a British architect. Large, luxuriously furnished rooms and suites, Italian furniture, antiquated art effects and rich drapes and fabric make it an icon of royalty.
Taj Umaid Bhawan Palace
Jodhpur – 342006