Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum, Jodhpur. Important visiting information

Opening Time : 09:00 AM Closing Time : 05:00 PM
Closed ON : Sunday Closed on public holidays : No
Entery fee : Adults: 30 INR, Child:10 INR, Foreigners: 100 INR Authorization : No
Contact No : 094144 78461 View address & how to reach
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    Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum, Jodhpur

    More about Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum, Jodhpur and Historical Information

    The Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum covers one part of the palace, which was originally the residence of the former royal family of Jodhpur. Maharaja Umaid Singh was known for his fascination for the western lifestyle. He had hired Henry Vaughan Lanchester, a prolific Edwardian architect, to construct the Umaid Bhavan palace. The history of Umaid Bhawan Palace dates back to 19th century when a saint had cursed the royal family that a drought would hit the province once the kingship comes to an end. Jodhpur experienced a serious drought and famine during the 1920s, which lasted for three consecutive years. It was then that the farmers sought the help of their ruler Umaid Singh, to help them get some work. The people’s king decided to construct this luxurious palace to provide employment to his farmers. Today one part of the palace houses the royal museum, which displays an amazing collection of items that belonged to the royal family. The museum displays vintage items ranging from a ride array of royal weapons to even stuffed leopards. You would also be astonished to see some amazing antiques and fascinating crockery. Anytime between July and December would be the best time to visit Jodhpur. You won’t want the summer sun to kill your senses.

    Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum, Jodhpur address and how to reach

    Address : Umaid Bhawan Palace, Circuit House road, 7km away from Jodhpur, Rajasthan

    How To Reach: By Train: 4.6 KM away from Jodhpur Junction Railway Station
    By Air: 4.1 KM away from Jodhpur Airport


    Railway Address :Jodhpur Junction Railway Station,Maharaja Umaid Singh Statue Circle, Station Rd, Ratanada, Jodhpur, Rajasthan 342001 Airport Address :Jodhpur Airport, Civil Airport Road, Air Force Area, Ratanada, Jodhpur, Rajasthan 342011

     

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