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"Rambagh Palace" Taj Rambagh Palace Tip by MM212

Taj Rambagh Palace, Jaipur: 6 reviews and 9 photos

  Corridor within Rambagh Palace
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      Corridor within Rambagh Palace
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      Rambagh Palace - Feb 09
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  • Inner courtyard of the hotel - Jaipur
      Inner courtyard of the hotel
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  • multi-lobed arches & carved marble - Jaipur
      multi-lobed arches & carved marble
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The most sumptuous palace in Jaipur (that is open to the public, at least), Rambagh Palace is also the city's most expensive hotel, run by the Taj Group. It is set amid impeccably manicured gardens south of the walled city, not far from Moti Dungri. The palace was first built in 1835 as a small pavilion for the wet nurse of Ram Singh II, but it was later handed over to Madho Singh II who employed the architect Samuel Swinton Jacob, designer of the Albert Hall, to significantly enlarge the palace. In 1933, the palace became the residence of Man Singh II who further embellished the interiors. In 1957, the palace was finally converted into a hotel.

Rambagh Palace is open to the public, but a visit is best combined with a lunch at its restaurant or coffee on its terrace.

Address: Bhawani Singh Road
Phone: 0141 38 1919

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Oct 1, 2010
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