Once a former seat of the princely state and the capital of the Marwar Kingdom, Jodhpur is today, the second largest city of Rajasthan and is a popular tourist place known for its fort, palaces and temples set against the backdrop of the Thar Desert.
Famous as the ‘Sun City,’ Jodhpur has the mighty Mehrangarh Fort, the walls of which tower above the blue city or the old city which has become the favorite spot for pre wedding shoots due to the magnificent architecture and color palettes. This city is also known for the rare breed of horses known as Marwari or Malani, which are only found here.
Besides the gigantic Mehrangarh Fort, there are other historical marvels such as 400 year old Kherjala Fort, Umaid Bhawan Palace, Moti Mahal, Jaswant Thada, Chamunda Mataji Temple, Balsamand Lake, Ranisar Padamsar and Sardar Samand Sagar and Palace which have added to the glitz and glam of the city. Jodhpur has offered lot of filmmakers, travelers, bloggers and photographers with the perfect frames that are captured and presented across het globe. Anybody planning to get married in Jodhpur and its palatial properties won’t be disappointed.
TAJ UMAID BHAWAN PALACE
Built in 1929 by Maharaja Umaid Singh, the Taj Umaid Bhawan Palace has the elements of Indo-Saracenic, Classical Revival and Western Art Deco styles of architecture which makes it one of the most beautiful wedding destinations in Jodhpur. The only palace to be built in the 20th century, Umaid Bhawan is set amidst 26 acres of lush gardens, has 64 breathtakingly exquisite rooms and suites, aesthetically pleasing venues and amicable hospitality that will give your event a touch of royalty.
For those who are looking for a lavish ceremony can also book Mehrangarh Fort as one of the venues that can be accessible via the booking at Taj Umaid Bhawan Palace.
TAJ VIVANTA- HARI MAHAL
The 21st century fantasy palace is spread across 6 acres of lush green lands and signifies an oasis in the middle of the desert. The sun drenched courtyards, intricate arches and jharokhas, modern amenities and warm hospitality will sweep you off your feet.
With 6 types of banquet halls, a 20,177 sq feet terrace area, lush green gardens and contemporary styled rooms and suites, Taj Vivanta Hari Mahal is suitable for pre-wedding celebrations, wedding reception, cocktail party, and other social events.
ITC WELCOM HOTEL
Set against the arid landscape of the Thar Desert is the WelcomHotel that exudes history, culture and royal era through its architecture, ambience and hospitality.
The WelcomHotel has extensive outdoor and indoor venue facilities with modern amenities that make it an ideal location for social events, themed parties, wedding reception and small gatherings. With 98 rooms and suites, 2 large halls, sprawling green garden, and spacious venues with bespoke facilities offer a world class luxury to the couples who are looking for a dream wedding that they will remember for the rest of their years.
This ornate palace fronted by a domed portico is a quiet, palatial property which has gained popularity among many couples and wedding planners of Rajasthan for its unique combination of the old world charm and modern luxury.
The three-in-one banquet hall, 40,000 sq feet outdoor area, 80 elegantly furnished rooms and 8 suites along with rich ambience offers a great venue for wedding ceremonies, parties or social gathering.
Built in 1927, Ranbanka Palace is amongst the best heritage properties of Jodhpur that invites people from across the globe to spend their holidays in luxury and create priceless memories on their D-Day. It showcases the authentic culture, history and luxury of Rajasthan amidst the comforts of the modern day.
The heritage property has 90 rooms, suites and royal apartments, along with a wide selection of venues including restaurants, gardens, terraces, Rajput Hall and rooftop which are available for all wedding ceremonies or parties.
AJIT BHAWAN PALACE
The Ajit Bhawan Palace is a 1920s palace converted into an upscale heritage hotel that will take you back to the era of royalty with an array of beautiful artifacts, tree laden courtyards, and architecture that exudes beauty.
With a variety of venues available, Ajit Bhawan Palace is an ideal destination for a dream wedding which was once open exclusively for erstwhile Prince and Princesses of Rajasthan.
BALSAMAND LAKE PALACE
Built in the 17th century by maharaja Jaswant Singh I of Jodhpur, Balsamand Lake Palace is set in a private estate spread across 60 acres with landscaped gardens, 26 garden rooms with their own Rose garden, one exclusive Maharani Suite facing the lake and luxury which speaks volume.
With two wings: Balsamand Garden Retreat and Lake Palace, the property is open for quite social gathering, small wedding or parties all year long.
One of the largest forts in India built by Rao Jodha in 1460, Mehrangarh Fort is the perfect wedding destination of Rajasthan. The wedding planning at the majestic fort is done via Umaid Bhawan Palace.
Embellished with aesthetically pleasing mirror work, Fresco paintings and modern plus ancient architecture, the Fort adds to the element of royal wedding. The specific venues of the Mehrangarh Fort are available for the guests booked at the Umaid Bhawan Palace.