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IN Travel & Adventure ON 22 Jan, 2016
Taj Umaid Bhawan palace in Jodhpur, India is listed as the best hotel in the world by the famous travel site Tripadvisor. For this hotel, the travel website gathered millions of reviews in a single year from its users worldwide. Based on which, it declared the Palace, the top winner of traveler's choice award worldwide.
Umaid Bhawan scored a five out of five bubble rating and became the first Indian hotel to come at the top of the traveler's choice list this year. The hotel is situated at the top of the blue city, Jodhpur and is one of the hottest spots for a palace wedding among celebrities.
Let's dive in the story to know some interesting facts about India's pride Umaid Bhawan palace.
The palace was built by Maharaja Umaid Singh four years later the independence which has 347 luxury rooms and the 26 acres lush garden. Maharaja Gaj Singh, the descendant of Maharaja Umaid Singh still resides here.
Maharaja Umaid Singh planned to construct the largest palace in the world, for which he hired one British engineer who planned the entire design and map of the building.
The palace is also known by Chittar Sandstone monument which has two major wings. One is the home of the entire Rathore Dystany and another is the Taj hotel. The rest of its part is a museum which contains some marvelous specimens, exhibits of glass, porcelain wares, memorabilia, and information on the building of the palace.
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