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5 Iconic Indian Palaces That Have Now Been Turned To Leisure Resorts

| Published on December 2, 2020

Whether you just want to enjoy the luxury life or have a grand reception for a fairytale wedding, these iconic palaces have now been turned into leisure resorts that can be booked, for a hefty amount of course. These palaces were once ruled by Kings and Queens, and their interiors speak for themselves! Check out the best ones here.

Umaid Bhavan Palace, Jodhpur

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This is one of the last grand palaces in India. Umaid Singh was the Maharaja of Jodhpur, and he was known to provide famine-stricken individuals employment in his royal dwelling back in the 1920s.

Taj Faluknama Palace, Hyderabad

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The sixth Nizam of Hyderabad, Mehboob Ali Khan went to the Taj Faluknama for a visit. He loved the place and was offered it as a gift, but refused. Instead, he paid the grand amount making it his residence. Now, the Taj Faluknama is a treat to Indian as well as foreign tourists and is booked in-advance for grand occasions.

Jai Vilas Palace, Gwalior

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The Jai Vilas Palace was built by Jayajirao Scindia in the 19th century and was a standing establishment of their dynasty. It was created just in time to welcome King Edward II.

Mysore Palace, Mysore

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The ruler of the Wadiyar dynasty built the Mysore Palace in the 14th century. Over the years, it had undergone renovations making it the iconic beauty it is today. The Government of Karnataka manages the Mysore Palace today, and the Royal Family does reside in one of its portions while making it public to the residents as well as tourists.

Taj Lake Palace, Udaipur

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Maharana Jagat Singh II built the Taj Lake Palace, Udaipur in the 17th century. The palace was originally known as the Jagat Palace. After the country’s Independence, it was renamed and more chambers were added to it to make it a luxury resort.

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