Taj Lake Palace, Udaipur
The best hotels around the world presents the Taj Lake Palace. Set amid awe-inspiring fairytale gardens, this 250-year old palace is one of the most romantic hotels in the world. As a testimony to courtly love, the palace brims with princely details including marble pillars and ornate glasswork.
Visitors will feel like honored guests of the Maharana at this exquisite white marble palace that seems to float majestically on the still waters of Lake Pichola. Originally built as a summer palace, Taj Lake Palace has recently been transformed to its former glory whose sole purpose is the pursuit of leisure. Set amid awe-inspiring fairytale gardens, this 250-year old palace may be the most romantic hotel in the world. As a testimony to courtly love, the palace brims with princely details including marble pillars, ornate glasswork, intricate paintings, and much, much more. Opulent silks, richly colored murals, and ornately carved wood furniture are just a few of the design details that envelope the guests in royal mystique. Guests can experience opulent luxury in any of the 83 rooms including 17 suites. Well equipped with guest amenities like international direct dial facility, private bars, channel music and color television with satellite programmes, personal safes, as well as Lily Pond or terrace views.
Most of the rooms offer a view of the lake along with the City Palace, Aravali mountain ranges and/or the Jagmandir Palace, the neighbouring island palace. All the rooms are well equipped with guest amenities like international direct dial facility, private bars, color television with satellite programmes, personal safe, hair dryer, data port facility. Wi-fi wireless internet access is available.
The Royal Spa offers the ultimate in lavish relaxation in richly appointed treatment rooms. Guests can look forward to a selection of relaxation treatments, beauty enhancement, and rejuvenation sessions that suit individual needs. The Royal Spa also offers an irresistible blend of holistic body and beauty treatments, accented with traditional rituals and ancient Indian healing practices. Guests can choose from an array of international beauty products and essential oils. For maximum privacy, guests can arrange for in suite treatments as well as yoga and meditation classes.
The Taj Lake Palace is one of the best and luxurious hotels of the world. The setting is unique, and staying there is simply more than staying in a luxury hotel, but travelling into time, a real journey of the senses.
Udaipur is a stunningly beautiful city in the Indian state of Rajasthan, and a must-visit tourist destination for anyone travelling to India. Known as the “City of Lakes”, Udaipur is surrounded by picturesque lakes, magnificent palaces, and rich cultural heritage. The city is known for its romantic atmosphere and has been featured in many Bollywood films. Udaipur is a great place to experience the traditional Rajasthani culture, architecture and cuisine.
One of the main attractions in Udaipur is the City Palace, which is a sprawling complex of palaces, gardens, and courtyards that took over 400 years to build. The palace complex offers stunning views of Lake Pichola and is a great place to learn about the history and culture of the city. Another popular attraction is Lake Pichola itself, where visitors can take a boat ride and enjoy the scenic views of the surrounding hills and palaces. The Jagdish Temple, located in the heart of the city, is another must-visit attraction, with its intricate carvings and stunning architecture. Overall, Udaipur is a wonderful destination for anyone looking to experience the rich cultural heritage of Rajasthan, while enjoying the natural beauty of the region.
Udaipur is also a great place for food lovers, with a rich cuisine that is influenced by the Mughal and Rajput cultures. The city is known for its delicious dal baati churma, a traditional Rajasthani dish made with lentils, wheat, and ghee. Other popular dishes include laal maas, a spicy lamb curry, and gatte ki sabzi, a dish made with gram flour dumplings in a spicy gravy. Visitors can enjoy these traditional dishes at local restaurants, or take part in a cooking class to learn how to make them at home.
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