India has a rich history in architectural beauty. One can witness some beautiful and breathtaking sites in this culturally diverse country. You can see different style of monuments and heritage sites. If you are a history lover and love to feast your eyes on some heritage sites, then India is the perfect place you must visit.
If you want to experience the lifestyle of a Maharaja (king) or a Rani (queen) then India is the perfect destination for you to visit. It has a long list of heritage hotel sites which can provide you with a luxurious and lavish stay. Here is a list of top 5 such heritage hotels:
1 The Oberoi Grand, Kolkata
This hotel stands majestically carrying its colonial heritage like no other hotel. Oberoi Grand, also known as the “Grand Dome” is a 125 years old site. It is located in the prime and busy area of Kolkata. It is about 22 kms and 6 kms away from the airport and railway station respectively.The five star hotel is equipped with a lavish fitness center and spa. The fine dining services in the mansion can make your taste buds dance.
2. Samode Haveli, Jaipur
This magnificent palace was built around 175 years ago.This splendid bled of Indo-Saracenic architecture shows us the elegance and style of the royal family. The palace has also preserved the art and culture of that time. The palace is located about 56 kms and 43 kms away from the airport and railway station respectively. You can go for a swim in its Moorish- style pool, go for a camel safari, enjoy a massage or just have a drink enjoying the sunset with some folk dancing.
3. The Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai
The Taj Palace is the most famous place not only in Mumbai but in the entire country. The palace was built before the Gateway of India. The Taj palace is not only popular because of some Maharaja staying here, but because of its past. The hotel is famous for its out of world hospitality and luxuries. Famous celebrities from all around the world like The Beatles, Bill Clinton and many more have been guests here. The hotel is located about 30kms and 5kms away from the airport and the railway station respectively. You can enjoy swimming or the indoor games available here.
4. Chapslee, Shimla
This hotel was summer residence of Late Raja Charanjit Singh, but now runs as a heritage hotel. This beautiful hotel is located in the Longwood region in Shimla. It is about 24kms and 2kms away from the airport and railway station respectively. The property is gorgeous and the accommodations are made according to modern standards. You can spend some quaint evenings in the library cum card room or go for a walk in the croquet lawn.
5. Nadesar Palace, Varanasi
This beautiful palace is surrounded by jasmine fields and lush green gardens. The hotel provides peace to the visitors of the holy city. There are beautiful art pieces from the Maharaja era decorating its 10 luxury suites. The fine dining experience in the hotel is just marvelous. They have amazing ayurvedic massages, swimming pool and a golf course. It is located about 18kms and 1.5kms away from the airport and railway station respectively.
These heritage sites are beautiful and are a must visit. They can make you feel royal as they provide all the modern luxuries to it guests.