Indian Heritage, traditions had always intrigued her so intensely as if she belonged to this land of dreams. Amaira fancied the magnificent palaces; it was her dream to experience a fairytale which soon was going to materialize. Starting from the lush gardens to the classic car experiences, from staying in sophisticated and spectacular suites to the food which was an ultimate delight for the palette, all was soon going to be a reality and she was elevated as it was more than she ever hoped for.
After Amaira got scholarship for college, her folks decided to celebrate the much earned laurels; hence her father got her a perfect holiday with an itinerary which included palaces…and only palaces. They were to stay for 15 days in 6 different palaces of India. Since Amaira’s Cinderella story was coming true, she wished to meet her prince charming too.
If you want to experience the luxury of the Indian Royalty, then relive the halcyon days and feel as special as Amaira, by visiting these finest architectural marvels of India listed below:
This beautiful piece of work which was built in the 19th century, stands tall on the Gaibsagar lakeshore of the historic town – Dungarpur, just a few hours away from Udaipur. They have luxurious guest rooms, and by preserving most of the original art deco furnishings, cars and carriages, Udai Bilas is peace and serenity personified.
It’s the epitome of flamboyant style built in 1890, the Falaknuma became the main residence of the super rich Nizams of Hyderabad. It is equipped with refreshingly elegant and beautifully simple rooms. Interiors of this magnificent palace will take you to bygone era, which was vibrant and stylish!
It’s a rambling castle of the 16th century built by the younger brother of the great warrior Maharana Pratap; it is located in a beautiful fertile valley of Chittorgarh, Rajasthan. It’s run by the royal family itself, who are the direct descendants of Maharana Pratap. It’s equipped with splendid rooms which depict the heritage character in every sense of style.
Rambagh Palace was built in 1835 and is often called the jewel of Jaipur. After a time span of 30 years of its housing the royalty, it was acquired by the Taj group in 1972. It has 47 acres of lush gardens and is one of the impeccable and most sought after properties to stay in India.
Capt. F. Cotton was the humble man who built this eye-catching summer palace for the Mysore Mahrajas in 1844. It has a history which delineates romance and chivalry; it’s an era which began at the time of British Raj. With 50 acres of estate of the majestic sprawling lawns, dense forests with rich and stunning views overlooking lush green valleys and tea gardens it continues to have a legacy that is vibrant and alive even today.
The essence of Umaid Palace is the surreal luxury and inherited patrimony. This edifice has elegant rooms and is one of the most sought after and preferred venues for weddings. Being in the good books of Indian celebrities’ a part of the palace also hosts a museum. Crown of Jodhpur city and a paramount tourist spot it is home to the Jodhpur Royal Family. Umaid palace is nestled in 26 acres of tropical gardens, where one encounters dancing peacocks, and also has a subterranean zodiac pool.
So go ahead and experience the erstwhile royalty by being a part of our enchanting heritage.