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Who doesn’t want to be a King or Queen, even if it is just for a day? Today, the Kingdoms have made way for the democratic countries but to experience royalty isn’t that difficult. Just head to The Bijolai Palace, an Inde Hotel, in Jodhpur and let the royal feeling sweep you all over.
About Bijolai Palace
The Bijolai Palace, a sprawling royal palace built in the 19th century by the ruling family of Jodhpur-Marwar is nestled between the Aravali hills surrounded by lakes, creating an oasis in the desert. The 150-year-old Bijolai Palace is one of the oldest residences in Jodhpur, constructed in 1859 by, Maharaja Takhat Singh as his summer home, which has been declared as a “Heritage Property”, by INTACH. It had been used for many years as, a lively royal paradise surrounded by lakes amid the Aravali Hills.
The present Maharaja of JodhpurMarwar, His Highness Gaj Singh II gifted the Bijolai Palace Hotel in 2004 to Jal Bhagirathi Foundation (JBF). The property was completely restored and opened to guests as Bijolai Palace Hotel. Income from this hotel in Rajasthan is utilized by JBF to provide drinking water to the communities of the Thar desert. More importantly, as a part of responsible tourism, the palace meets 100% of its water requirement through a unique method of rainwater harvesting.
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