Some of the most spectacular palaces are preserved royal heritage sites today in the form of the most expensive and luxurious hotels. It serves dual purpose of safeguarding our history and brings revenue to the country.
Rajvilas in Jaipur: The Rajvilas by Oberoi group of companies is imperially set in 32 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens and remarkable birdlife. Epitome of natural serenity and mystical peace this hotel is built around a Shiva temple which hosts prayers, yoga and meditation every morning. The tradition of Rajasthan is given a twist of Oberoi luxury, together which makes Rajvilas a heaven on earth.
Amarvilas in Agra: Amanbagh is an oasis of luxurious greenery amidst the common topography of sandy plains intertwined with rocky hills of the Alwar region. Amanbagh stands true to its Literal translation meaning a peaceful garden. Amanbagh replaces hunting sites of Maharaja of Alwar to shoot down obscure tigers famous around the hills with lush vegetation and forests. This hotel is nothing less than a contemporary adaptation of a Mughal palace, paying tribute to the golden age of architecture in India.
Devigarh Fort Palace: Pure amalgamation of traditional and contemporary styles of design has given birth to the Devigarh fort palace hotel which was the royal residence of rulers of Delwara. Amidst the beauty of sprawling Aravallis, the ruins of the palace were transformed by the Poddar industrial family into this enigmatic resort. It showcases an eclectic mix of aesthetic and functional designs and marble to semi precious stones. Personalized service is one of the key features of this hotel.
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