The magnificent Umaid Bhawan Palace in Jodhpur is one of the world’s largest private residences
Umaid Bhawan Palace, an impressive and magnificent golden–yellow sandstone edifice in the heart of the desert capital of Jodhpur, stamps a commanding presence. Set amidst 26 acres of lush gardens, the Art Deco style palace was the last of India’s great palaces and was one of the largest private residences in the world. A part of the palace is still the residence of the royal family and another section houses a museum displaying a range of antiques from Jodhpur’s royal past.
Today, the palace offers guests a taste of royal living, once only available to kings and princes. Guests step into a royal world and lifestyle equipped with luxurious amenities. Each room and suite showcases the Art Deco style with a distinct ambience.
From informal, all-day dining to formal fine dining, guests can savour a selection of spirits, beverages, cuisines and dining experiences. Discover the nuances of local Rajasthani cuisine, enjoy multi-cuisine menus and experience the grandeur of royal banquets as held in the early 20th century.
Take an exhilarating drive through the enchanting city of Jodhpur in a vintage car, accompanied by your royal butler. Stop beneath the starry night sky for a divine grilled feast accompanied by the music of the desert. Experience the art of India’s ancient healing wisdom in the romantic new setting of the Taj Spa.