Jaipur is the first planned city of Indian medieval era. Its not just its ravishing palaces which take our breath away but also the architecture of this township is example of India’s precious heritage. Modern Jaipur is the capital of Rajasthan where you can reach by many transport mediums including Jaipur International Airport with cheap flight tickets.
Land of Amer has seen royals, wars and reign since 15th century. From Amer fort to downtown of Jaipur, this city has been attracting tourist from around the world.
You would be surprise and proud to know that CNN travel in 2012 has listed the presidential suit, The Raj Palace, Jaipur as 2nd among most expensive hotel rooms in the world. CNN most expensive hotel lists.
The presidential suit, Raj palace is named after the former king of Chaumoo, Thakur Raj Singh ji who was the last ruler of Chaumoo until Indian democracy came in 1947.
Now, the palace is owned by princess Jayendra Kumariji, grand-daughter of Thakur Raj Singh ji. The Raj palace is now the world famous heritage hotel of Jaipur where tourists come for royal experience of finely created frescoes, gold silver furniture, bright chandeliers, royal suits with private roof and swimming pool access.
History seekers find themselves living the life of an emperor while staying in their former residence restored as a heritage hotel by Princess Jayendra Kumariji. Major attractions of The Raj Palace are given below:
1. Traditional Royal Furniture:
From sitting couch to wall decor, entire range of furniture is made of antique metals like gold and silver. Most of the furniture has not been changed since the time of royal residences.
2. Gold leaf, stucco, ivory and mirror work:
Raj palace is an wonderful creature of Rajasthan Rajpuatana where fine arts was considered as very precious where you can find it throughout the palace how royal artisans have used the mirror work and metals for the beautifying the royal houses.
3. First museum suite palace hotel of the world:
Raj Palace is world's only hotel with personal suite museum where selected antiques are placed for the visitors. The royal treasure “Throne of the Maharajah of Chomu 16th century now displayed at The Maharajah Pavilion suite at The Raj Palace”.
4. Beautiful blend of Mughal and Periodic is the oldest mansion of Jaipur:
Raj palace does not only glorify the skilled art of Rajputs reign but also has blend of Mughals artistry. The elegance personified and the renowned hospitality is served in its 40 well- appointed rooms and beautiful venues with extreme intimacy and caring personal service in the reborn Raj Palace.
5. The Indian Vibes:
From entrance to the final exit of the palace, all you observe are essence of Indian vibes throughout your stay in the palace. However the time has changed this city and the palace, Jaipur is strongly bound to its royal roots & preserves.
We may visit this splendid city as many times but every-time it gives us a panoramic view of the stories and passage of time. Every constructions and monument in Jaipur holds thousands of stories attached to them.
I am a person who feel lost when there is any story telling session about a complete era and culture. Jaipur, the pink city is an epic saga for entire world.