10 Palace Hotels Perfect to Host Your Wedding!
We live in a country which is diverse in every sense of the word – language, seasons, people, race and even landscapes! Now add to this a rich history spanning eras of Maharajas, Maharanis, and their aristocratic lifestyle!
Monarchy might be a thing of the past, but their resplendent palaces still hold a special place in our hearts. Don’t you think your fairytale deserves a royal start to your ‘happily ever after’? Take a look at these 10 palaces across India that are perfect venues to host your dream wedding!
1. Laxmi Vilas Palace, Vadodara
The Laxmi Vilas Palace in Vadodara is one of the biggest private dwellings. It’s four times bigger than Buckingham Palace! The chandeliers and the artwork are a reflection of medieval Europe.
2. Chomu Palace
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The Chomu Palace in Rajasthan gives you a glimpse into the royal lifestyle of the past aristocrats. This historic palace blends well with contemporary amenities.
3. Taj Falaknuma, Hyderabad
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Hyderabad’s Falaknuma Palace is a treat to the eyes. Believe it or not, it is shaped like a scorpion! The pristine walls have an old school charm that transport you to the time of Nizams. The Taj Falaknuma is full of historical relics and breathtaking architecture!
4. The Oberoi Udaivilas, Udaipur
The Udaivilas was already quite popular but Ranbir Kapoor-Deepika Padukone starer, Yeh Jawaani hai Deewani changed everything! The Oberoi Udaivilla is perfect for a filmy wedding, don’t you think? Lush green gardens full of birds, marvelous pools and lip-smacking food. What more do you want?!
5. The Imperial Hotel, Delhi
The Imperial Hotel in New Delhi is one of the best luxury hotels and also the winner of a number of accolades. The colonial ambiance and world-class hospitality make it a perfect venue for a wedding!
6. Taj Lake Palace, Udaipur
Once a vacation home for the Maharana of Mewar, Taj Lake Palace is one of the most romantic places in the world. It seems to float like a magnificent white ship on the Lake Pichola with a stunning 360-degree view of the surrounding city of Udaipur. Aap convince hogaye ki main aur bolu?
7. Umaid Bhavan, Jodhpur
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The Umaid Bhavan in Jodhpur is considered to be one of the most extraordinary palace hotels in India. The reason being that the royal family lives in the adjacent wedding! You are welcomed into the two domed rotundas by musicians who play Rajasthani music. They even host Marwar cuisine’s cooking classes!
8. The Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai
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Nestled in one of the most upmarket areas in Mumbai, The Taj Mahal Palace has stood the test of time and how! The hotel is a living-proof of India’s unique heritage; it defines royalty in its every aspect! Plus, their unbeatable hospitality is world famous!
9. RAAS Devigarh, Rajasthan
An hour’s drive away from Udaipur is a gleaming, white gem called RAAS Devigarh. It is a contemporary and glamorous palace set in granite with specks of blue and yellow. Meticulous courtyards, exclusive balconies and a view of the stunning landscapes are just a few of the perks of hosting a wedding at RAAS Devigarh!
10. Rambagh Palace, Jaipur
The Rambagh Palace in Jaipur is an opulent and stunning place. There are croquet lawns, peacocks and marvellous fountains that greet you at the palace.