Taj Rambagh Palace
Hailed as the stunning ‘Jewel of Jaipur’, the Taj Rambagh is a palace of transitions. It was built in 1835 to be the home to the queen’s favourite handmaidens, changed into a royal guesthouse and hunting lodge, and finally became the residence of the Maharaja Sawai Mansingh II and his queen Maharani Gayatri Devi.
The palace complex overflows with glory and splendour, decorated with geometric latticework or jaalis, accompanied by sandstone balustrades, cupolas and cenotaphs, and elaborate Mughal gardens. Feast on world cuisine in the former palace ballroom decorated with massive chandeliers or drink wine under the stars in an open-air restaurant.
Rambagh Jaipur has hosted Lord Louis Mountbatten, Prince Charles, and Jacqueline Kennedy among several illustrious guests and is an excellent place to experience the grandeur of Rajput hospitality.