10 Amazing Facts About Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jodhpur

Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas’s wedding are just around the corner in a few days and all the fans are very excited about the wedding preparations which are going on the grand palace wedding venue Umaid Bhawan Palace. Pre-wedding ceremonies will start in November end with the Haldi ceremony followed by Sangeet, Mehndi, and Big wedding day on 2nd December 2018.

Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas's wedding
Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas’s wedding

According to a recent report a helipad being constructed in Umaid Bhawan Palace to take wedding guests in a chopper to the wedding venue, what a grand preparation is going on for the big royal wedding of Priyanka Chopra!! What are the other interesting facts about Umaid Bhawan Palace? Let’s explore 10 amazing facts about Umaid Bhawan Palace through this blog. Check your interest- Destination wedding planner in Agra

Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jodhpur

1. Umaid Bhawan Palace which leaves you spellbound is the last built palace in India before Independence.

Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jodhpur

2. Umaid Bhawan Palace is a Royal residence of the Rathore dynasty of Jodhpur, Maharaja Gaj Singh grandson of Maharaja Umaid Singh. It is the most opulent residence in the world. Check it once- Complete Wedding Planning in Udaipur

Umaid Bhawan Destination Wedding In Jodhpur
Umaid Bhawan Destination Wedding In Jodhpur

3. Umaid Bhawan Palace was perched on Chittar Hill, which is the highest point in Jodhpur. Umaid Bhawan Palace stimulating guests with exotic views of the historic blue city, vast sand dunes, and majestic Mehrangarh Fort. It was once described by ‘Rudyard Kipling ‘, “One of the grandest sights in India, the work of an angel, fairies and giants.”

Destination Wedding In Jodhpur
Destination Wedding In Jodhpur

4. Umaid Bhawan Palace was designed by British architecture Henry Lanchester who was a famous British architecture and a contemporary of Sir Edwin Lutyens, who designed ‘Rashtrapati Bhawan’

British architecture Henry Lanchester
British architecture Henry Lanchester

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luxurious and richest wedding venues in India
luxurious and richest wedding venues in India

5. Umaid Bhawan Palace was built for a noble cause rather than luxury, the purpose was to create employment for the people of the Royal city. Later it was lavishly converted into one of the luxurious and richest wedding venues in India.

Jodhpur Wedding Venues
Jodhpur Wedding Venues

6. Umaid Bhawan Palace was built with dun-colored sandstone and palm court marble, it was also used in the Taj Mahal. It was interior with Burmese teakwood. The palace was opened in 1943 with 347 rooms, eight dining halls, two theaters, a ballroom, and a stunning subterranean swimming pool.

stunning subterranean swimming pool
stunning subterranean swimming pool

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The hotel wing of the Palace
The hotel wing of the Palace

7. The hotel wing of the Palace is run by the Taj Hotel group, which includes 64 types of guest rooms, palace rooms, Historical suites, Royal suites, Grand royal suites, Two presidential suites Maharaja Suite and Maharani Suite. Suites are decorated in black and pink color tones, having murals on black glass, also offers service of a private butler. The black marble and gold bathroom in a suite actually looked like a Hollywood film set and most interesting the bathtub
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The hotel wing of the Palace is run by the Taj Hotel group
The hotel wing of the Palace is run by the Taj Hotel group

8. There is a subterranean art deco ‘zodiac’ pool which is the stunning one in Umaid Bhawan , It is lit by candlelight and murals of sea green fish, a glass bowl of floating blue and purple orchids, This is like an aqua dream for a wedding couple.

bowl of floating blue and purple orchids
bowl of floating blue and purple orchids

9. Taj Umaid Bhawan  has a museum that exhibits royal vintage cars, historic monuments, flags, a collection of vintage clocks, and armories. Read about : Wedding Destinations in India

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10. Umaid Bhawan  covers a total of 26 acres of land which contains a lush green royal garden that includes 6 splendid outdoor wedding venues and 4 indoor wedding venues blessed with the legacy of the Taj Hotel group.

All fans are waiting to unfold the wedding hues of the amazing dream wedding of Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas. Dreamz wedding planner updates the details and highlights of the big royal wedding of would-be couple. Do read our blogs for more information about a destination wedding in Jodhpur, Udaipur, Jaipur, and other places.

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