Umaid Bhawan Palace in Jodhpur, India
Built by Maharaja Umaid Singhji as a symbol of the “new” Jodhpur, Umaid Bhawan Palace is one of the world’s largest private residences. Today this 64-guestroom Indo–art deco marvel treats its guests to bespoke Taj Hospitality that mesmerizes with an array of experiences like Royal Butler Service, unique dining options and retail therapy. Experience India’s ancient healing wisdom at the Jiva Grande Spa, offering holistic ayurvedic treatments and yoga classes. Stroll the lush English gardens beautified by colorful bougainvillea, play squash with the Royal Trainer, visit the on-site museum, sip fine brandy over a game of snooker and much more.