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Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum, Jodhpur

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Visit Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum, a part of the majestic, beaux-arts style palace that houses the Jodhpur royal family, making it one of the world’s largest private homes. The lavish yellow sandstone palace, completed in 1943, overlooks the city from Chittar hill and, besides the royal residence, boasts a hotel and a museum. Take a tour of the museum chambers to see an array of relics and items belonging to the royal family, including paintings, decor, gifts from other rulers, and a vintage car collection. Add Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum and other attractions to your Jodhpur trip itinerary using our Jodhpur vacation builder.
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  • The very first thing you realize on seeing this Marvel, what a man won't do to satiate his cravings!!! Step into this early 20th Century Palace, all you can wish for that Colonial Era "Hukum" Culture ...  more »
  • 1/4th part of this Palace has converted into the Museum. This Museum has everything that a Museum should have like that time plates, tables, letters etc. And another main thing is from here you can ha...  more »
  • Very good carvings & architectural building now converted in Museum plus 5 star hotel plus King's residence in 3 parts. Must see king's vintage car collection.  more »
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  • The absolute best service and superior quality in the world. A one of a kind experience to live in a real king Palace and feels the royalty. There is nowhere else in the world that we have had such an experience. The rooms are spacious and well decorated. staff is cooperative and friendly, These guy really deserves appreciation. The rooms are spacious and well decorated
  • I did NOT stay at the hotel. I toured the museum. This review if about the museum and not the connected hotel. As a museum, it was quite a disappointment compared to the many others we have seen in India. It felt like a cash grab to supplement your the hotel revenue. Some parts are interesting, however, it is small and the admission charge is excessive for what you see.
  • Must visit in jodhpur. Nice neat and clean palace 6 rooms showing maharaja's old collections which is open for all, around 10% of areas. Around 20% area is for hotel. You can get rooms from 40k to 400k Remaining part of palace is occupied by maharaja saheb. Beautiful place. Also visit vintage car collection near ticket counter.
  • IT'S A HERITAGE PROPERTY. SUPERB PALACE TO VISIT. NICELY MAINTAINED. THE CURRENT ROYAL HIGHNESS OF JODHPUR STILL RESIDES WITH FAMILY AT THE SAID PALACE.
  • A must visit palace. Though only a part of it open to the public yet its a great piece of architecture. The view from the hill on which it is situated is a vast expanse and very refreshing. The vintage cars on display are an additional treat.