Umaid Bhawan

Palace Rd, Cantt Area, Jodhpur, Rajasthan 342006 Phone: 0291 251 0101 Average Price: $ 0 per person


Umaid Bhawan Palace , located at  Jodhpur  in  Rajasthan ,  India , is one of the world's largest private residences. A part of the palace is managed by  Taj Hotels . Named after  Maharaja  Umaid Singh, grandfather of the present owners of the palace, this monument has 347 rooms and serves as the principal residence of the erstwhile Jodhpur royal family. Umaid Bhawan Palace was called  Chittar Palace  during its construction due to use of stones commonly known as Chittar in the building. Ground for the foundations of the building was broken on 18 November 1929 by Maharaja Umaid Singh and the construction work was completed in 1943. [1]  The Palace was built to provide employment to thousands of people during the time of famine.

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