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Perched high above on the red sandstone hillock of the Blue City, Umaid Bhawan Palace is a legacy of the bygone era. The moment you enter the palace, you will transcend into the old world charm of the Marwar region of Rajasthan. Built last amongst the great palaces of India it is a golden hued desert sandstone monument set amidst 26 acres of verdant gardens. Situated 3.5 kms from the Airport and 4 kms from the Railway Station, the magnificent Umaid Bhawan Palace is the world's sixth largest private residence. The Palace is designed by the renowned Edwardian architect Henry Lanchester, who has successfully blended the eastern and western architectural influences in the design of the Palace. The Palace is an imitable tribute to art deco with a total of 64 luxurious rooms and suites which are categorized as: Palace Rooms, Historical Suites, Royal Suites, Grand Royal Suites, Maharaja Suite and Maharani Suite. Even today a section of the Palace is reserved as the private residence of the Royal Family of Jodhpur, currently headed by His Highness Maharaja Gaj Singh II. The Palace boasts of a majestic 105 - feet high rotunda, a dome, influenced by the Renaissance. The interiors are tastefully done with gleaming furniture, exotic murals of the self-exiled polish artist Stefan Norblin. The elegant artwork follows the Art Deco style. Considered as the leader in service and style, The Palace is a perfect hideaway for business, leisure, romantic and family holidays. For events like weddings, parties, shows etc The Palace offers six outdoor venues which are Lancer lawn, Peacock lawn, Sundeck, Baradari, Front lawn and poolside. Chamber of Princess, Marwar hall, Rathore Durbar hall, Chef’s studio, Fountain courtyard and Smoking room are intended for organizing banquets and meetings. State of the Art Fitness and Yoga centre, Billiards room, Marble squash court and Swimming pool are designed for offering bespoke luxurious experience at the Palace. The Jiva Spa recognized by Outlook Traveller Awards 2015 as the Best Spa in India and abroad, will enchant the guests with its Zodiac Indoor Pool and one of a kind holistic Spa experiences. Stay connected with family, friends and colleagues as the Palace provides Wi-Fi connection for three devices during the stay, with its compliments. Indulge into scrumptious appetizers over drinks in the Trophy Bar. An impressive collection of Cognacs and Cuban cigars will keep you going through the day. Savor the Indian cuisine at Risala Restaurant or enjoy the continental cuisine overlooking the magnificent view of the Mehrangarh Fort at Al Fresco Restaurant Pillars.
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