Live the life of Maharajahs at these glorious Indian Palace Hotels with these travel tips. Plan your own enchanting escape to these ancient jewels for your holiday in India.  

Taj Hotels Resorts & Palaces has a legacy that dates back to 1903, and has revived many of the magnificent former residences of Indian royalty. These authentic grand palaces are steeped in history, and the splendid courtyards would once have witnessed royal celebrations.

These astounding feats of architecture would be impressive if they were built today, but three hundred years ago would have been a miraculous effort in design and construction, especially the 18th century Taj Lake Palace in Udaipur, which was built in the middle of beautiful Lake Pichola!

Indian Palace Hotels: From the 20th century

Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jodhpur

The last of India’s grand palaces in the desert capital, Umaid Bhawan Palace in Jodhpur is home to dancing peacocks in its acreage, and features the same palm court marble that was used in the construction of the Taj Mahal.

It houses a family museum immortalizing the generations of maharajahs (kings) who reside – and continue to live – here!

Indian Palace Hotels: From the 19th century

Taj Falaknuma Palace, Hyderabad

Situated high above the city of pearls, at Taj Falaknuma Palace in Hyderabad, you can retrace the steps of the Nizam, who at one time was the world’s richest man! This lovingly restored residence of grandeur has a particular showpiece – the Grand Staircase!

Indian Palace Hotels: From the 19th century

Rambagh Palace, Jaipur

From being a home to a royal guesthouse and hunting lodge, Rambagh Palace in Jaipur boasts divine Mughal Gardens and a ballroom with crystal chandeliers, which you can now dine under and feast on the finest royal Indian cuisine.

Indian Palace Hotels: From the 18th century

Taj Lake Palace, Udaipur

Sail into a stunning purple sunset to witness the beauty of a luminous palace emerging from the mist as you approach. Restored to its pristine glory, the spectacular Taj Lake Palace of Udaipur became world renowned when the James Bond film ‘Octopussy’ was filmed here.

This romantic getaway was built for young prince, Maharana Jagat Singh II, who relished coveted moonlight picnics with ladies of the zenana!

Every enchanting vacation takes time to plan. Some require several centuries. Go back lifetimes and breathe in India’s regal days as you rest your head in luxury. Contact us for your tailor-made tour itinerary today!

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