Umaid Bhawan Palace - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
Things to know
About Umaid Bhawan Palace
This is one of the world's largest private residences. A part of the palace is managed by Taj Hotels. The palace has 347 rooms and is the principal residence of the former Jodhpur royal family. A part of the palace is a museum.
Attractions Near Umaid Bhawan Palace
Mehrangarh Fort and Museum
3.43km from Umaid Bhawan Palace
This is one of the largest forts in Rajasthan built in around 1459 by Rao Jodha. The fort is situated 410 feet above the city and is enclosed by imposing thick walls. Inside its boundaries, there are several palaces known for their intricate carvings and expansive courtyards. A winding road leads to and from the city below.
Rao Jodha Desert Rock Park
4.03km from Umaid Bhawan Palace
Spread over 72 acres, near the historic Mehrangarh fort. The park contains ecologically restored desert and arid land vegetation. The park was created in 2006 to try and restore the natural ecology of a large, rocky area adjoining and below the fort. It was opened to the public in February 2011.
8.04km from Umaid Bhawan Palace
Famous for its wide green expanses, exquisite architecture and royal cenotaphs, Mandore Garden of Jodhpur is indeed a sight to behold. The most striking feature of the garden is the gorgeous cenotaphs or 'dewals' that can be found spread all across the Mandore Gardens.
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