A mesmerizing architectural marvel in the middle of a beautiful lake!
The Junagarh fort, formerly called Chintamani fort, is situated in the city of Bikaner in the state of Rajasthan, India. It is one of the few forts that are not built on a hilltop. It has gained quite a legendary status because despite repeated attacks from the other kingdoms it has remained largely impenetrable. Only a lone one-day occupation by Kamran Mirza has recorded in its long history.
This beautiful palace which is situated in the middle of Gaibsagarlake and a cove of private reserve forest. The location is no less than a breathtaker itself, but the beauty of this palace is also very mesmerizing. This palace holds a very royal background of princely India. Although this palace has now turned into a pretty luxury hotel, it’s still one of the best places to explore birdlife and tribal life. The royal Rajput architecture, fine murals, miniature paintings and intricate stone carvings are sure to be a delight to the eyes of the traveler.
The district of Dungarpur, is sure to leave you with surprises and memorable experiences while visiting India. This exquisite palace was initially just built on one pillar, which was quite an art in India. One of the wing's of the palace was made out of a bluish-grey local stone called “pareva” which complemented the overlooking lake and made the ambience even more delightful and soothing. As a result, the architectural design is an exquisite work for which people from around the world come and visit this place.
Udai Bilas palace which is still a royal residencebut is also offers accommodation to the house-guests with twenty spacious, well air conditioned and lavish bedrooms. The palace has around seven double, three single and ten suites. The main and most amazing thing about this hotel is that no two rooms are alike just like no two guests are alike. The rooms have an extreme antique look due to the furniture and décor. The bathrooms are fitted with marbles and English fixtures and have cold and hot running water at all hours.
There are plenty of items in the food menu, thoughIndian food dominates the menu it’s only mildly spiced for the taste of foreigners. All the meals are served in the banquet hall with Crystal chandeliers in the ambience and also hunting trophies which is a symbol of belonging to a royal family.The UdaiBilas palace, now a hotel, provides its customers with utmost care and hospitality that no other hotel in the area can. It’s well equipped with heated jacuzzi, an exquisite swimming pool and gymnasium.
The location of the palace is around 120km away from Udaipur airport which is again a beautiful place to visit. The nearest railway station is 25km away. For people who have a royal taste for intricately designed balconies, bracketed windows, open courtyards and royal flavor, then UdaiBilas is the perfect place for you and your family to have a decent vacation.
The facilities provided by the hotel proves that it still maintains its decorum of being royal by taking utmost care of its customers by providing them with medical facilities which is just one call away, travel desk, laundry service, currency exchange, florist on request and 24 hours room service. What more could a customer ask for?
Udai Bilas palace is one of the most exquisite heritage hotels in all of Rajasthan. A person who is planning to visit Dungarpur district must most definitely stay at this hotel and enjoy its hospitality and calm and soothing view and gain a royal experience like never before. The price of the hotel may vary depending on the time you book it. Period from October to February, the rates might be higher than usual due to seasonal timings but at any other time of the year, the rates will be quite reasonable and pocket friendly to all.
Ideally the location is extremely picturesque as it’s is located in the city of hills and in each and every room the décor is different, and the view is either of the mesmerizing lake or beautiful hills. The palace is beautiful as ever and the view is something which you can’t see anywhere else and is limited only to the location. The staff makes sure that whatever is promised to the guests, they will should get it on time. The service is extremely prompt, and punctuality is in blood of Rajputs.
For all the history and art lovers this place is very much made for you and also people who want to get a glimpse and taste of the royalty that Rajputs show and have, do visit this palace for it. For people who enjoy hunting, can even explore the trophies which are displayed at the dining area and is worth taking a look at. Having to explore and see those things in person is something every person’sdream of but now those dreams can even come to reality by visiting this palace and experiencing it’s charm and elegance all at ones. It’s sure to leave you breathless and in awe of it. Staying here will make you remember this place for a lifetime.