Ajit Bhawan Palace
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Ajit Bhawan Palace, located in Jodhpur in Rajasthan, India, is one of the world's largest private residences. Named after Maharaj Dhiraj Sir Ajit Singh Ji.It is yet another architectural marvel that has been witness to the grandeur of the Royal Family of Jodhpur. Created in 1927 by major general Maharaj Dhiraj Sir Ajit Singh Ji, it has been named after him too. This palatial mansion is also still home to the royal family members who have been responsible for its all around preservation and maintenance. Made in red Sandstone, the Palace has now been converted into a gorgeous world-class Boutique Hotel.
Rajasthan has forever been known as the land of Kings and Queens. It is home to several properties that had been built by Royal families on the lines of their bespoke grandeur and architecture. The Ajit Singh Palace or the Ajit Bhawan is the Abode of royal family of Jodhpur (They also own the famous Umaid Bhawan Palace of Jodhpur). Built in the year 1927, Ajit Bhawan was actually commissioned entirely for Maharaja Adhiraj Sir Ajit Singh, the younger brother of Maharaja Shri Umaid Singh of the erstwhile princely state of Jodhpur. It is thus, located very close to the Umaid Bhawan Palace as well. It is spread over an area of 6 Acres. Several decades after its conception and completion, this place was re-opened for visitors as one of the earliest heritage hotels of India, by late Maharaja Swaroop Singh and Rani Usha Devi, his son and daughter in law. As of now, it is being taken care of the Maharaj Raghvendra Rathore (a famous designer as well) and Maharaj Suryaveer Singh, the two sons of Maharaj Swaroop Singh, son of Sir Ajit Singh, along with their mother. The structure of this palatial mansion is tall and it inculcates mighty red sandstone architecture resplendent in its traditional glory. The transformed hotel infrastructure now includes 32 suites for guests who plan to experience real royalty. The guest list here have had included people from all over the world. Complete with majestic lawns and royalty-inspired interiors, this resort-cum-abode glorifies the Indian heritage of Kings and Queens.
The Ajit Bhawan Palace is the 1st Heritage Hotel of its kind in Jodhpur. The palace is set in an area of 6 acres which includes 32 rooms. Each room of the palace is adorned with distinct thematic style and artifacts. Palace has an array of vintage cars inside its complex .The Red Sandstones built palace has a 1940s architectural style. Its magnificent complex is surrounded by lush lawn, trees and bushes. Palace also has a swimming pool, a world class gym and Ajit spa. The palace also imbibes the aesthetics of Maharaj Raghvendra Rathore, who in himself is a name to reckon with in the design and fashion industry of today. The palace cum heritage hotel has Jodhpur's 3 prominent restaurants namely Jodhpur Cafe, Garden Restaurant and Dhani inside its premises. It also has J-Bar, one of the finest bars of Jodhpur.The architecture, the essence and soul of the palace have been painstakingly preserved. It has been further infused with contemporary luxuries for a comfortable, yet imperial-inspired stay. The palace also imbibes the aesthetics of Maharaj Raghvendra Rathore, who in himself is a name to reckon with in the design and fashion industry of today.
A vacation destination is nothing beyond the memories that it can create for its visitors. Ajit Bhawan offers a slew of activities and options to create and enjoy these memories as well. There is an array of vintage cars that can be rented by the visitors to paint the town red. An additional butler can also be arranged for the way. Visit to nearby villages and sand dunes can also be easily arranged. In fact, the royal family itself is known to take precious care of all their guests. All-in-all, this palace has been developed in an understated way, yet preserved to the hilt to offer its visitors a true taste of the royal lifestyle.
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