Umaid Bhawan Palace is located at Jodhpur which is largest private residences. Umaid Bhawan Palace is the golden-yellow sandstone monument. Umaid Bhawan Palace was awarded as the World’s best hotel at the traveller’s choice award, which was recently organised by TripAdvisor.
Fact About Umaid Bhawan Palace in Jodhpur
Address: Circuit House Road, Jodhpur
Location: Main area in Jodhpur City
Phone Number: +91-291-2510101
Built In: 1928 to 1943
Built By: Maharaja Umaid Singh
Signification: World’s best hotel at the traveller’s choice award by TripAdvisor
Main Attraction: Umaid Bhavan Museum
Also known as: Chittar Palace
Architecture: Beaux Arts style
How to reach By Air: Jodhpur airport just 2 km away from Umaid Bhawan Palace.
How to reach By Rail: Jodhpur railway station just 2 km away from Umaid Bhawan Palace.
How to reach By Bus or Road: Easily reach from any area of city by bus or hire taxi.
Umaid Bhawan Palace also known as Chittar Palace. The architect of Umaid Bhawan Palace are Vidyadhar Bhattacharya and Sir Samuel Swinton Jacob and engineering by Henry Vaughan Lanchester. Made by Umaid Singh who is the king of Jodhpur in between 1928 to 1943. Total number of 5000 men worked 15 years to build this palace. At that time after that the property has passed on through the generations and is now resided by Maharaja Gaj Singh and his family.
Entry Fee and Timing for Umaid Bhawan Palace of Jodhpur
Open Days: All days of the week (Museum closed on every sunday)
Visit Duration: 2-3 hours
Museum Timing: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Timing: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Best time to visit: October to March
Entry Fee for Indians: Rs. 15/- per person
Entry Fee for foreign tourists: Rs. 50/- per person
A grand sandstone structure that was built over a period of 16 years, from 1928 to 1943. Umaid Bhawan Palace is divided in three parts one of Hotels which are managed by taj group, second is the museum for tourist and other is resident of royal family. Umaid Bhawan Palace has total number of 347 rooms. 64 rooms and suites out of 347 rooms, are managed by Taj Hotels, and are open to tourists and other are the residents of Jodhpur Royal Family. A normal room charge at the Umaid Bhawan Palace starts around Rs 50,000 per night for a couple.