Umaid Bhawan Palace


The largest private residence in the world, the Umaid Bhawan Palace was designed by the renowned architecture, Henry Lanchester, and shows a blend of eastern and western architectural influences. The palace is situated on the high ground in the city. Its majestic 105 - foot high cupola is influenced by the Renaissance, while the towers draw inspiration from Rajput tradition. There are 372 rooms, wood-paneled library, private museum, indoor swimming pool, billiards room, tennis courts and unique marble squash courts. All these things make Umaid Bhawan Palace one of the most magnificent structures in the city.