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The iconic Rambagh Palace, Jaipur, one of the most recognizable Taj hotels in the country, has been rated #1 in the Top Hotels in India and #15 in the Best Hotels in the World categories of the prestigious global Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards 2020.

Speaking on this occasion, Mr. Ashok Rathore, General Manager, Rambagh Palace, Jaipur said, “It is an honour to win this prestigious global recognition.This will help focus on Rajasthan and Jaipur as popular destinations for tourists from all around the world including India. These awards are a result of the dedication of the team over the years.I would also like to thank all our guests who voted Rambagh Palace as their favourite hotel.We look forward to welcoming them once again.”    

Rambagh Palace, often called the ‘Jewel of Jaipur’ was originally built in 1835. It was the home of the queen’s favourite handmaiden and then became a royal guesthouse and hunting lodge. In 1925, Rambagh Palace became the permanent residence of the Maharaja of Jaipur. In the finest tradition of Rajput hospitality, Rambagh Palace offers its guests a taste of royal living – a luxury and extravagance that was once the sole preserve of kings. It’s elegantly appointed rooms, marbled corridors, airy verandas and majestic gardens set in 47 acres echo with history.

The global Condé Nast Traveller’s Readers’ Choice Awards are presented annually on the basis of votes from readers of the magazine for the best that the travel world has to offer. The 33rd Readers’ Choice Awards represented the first time that the voters picked their choices, even when not travelling when most of the world has come to a pause.

This is further testament to our guests’ continued trust in Taj, which was ranked Number One on the list of the strongest Indian brands by Brand Finance in their coveted ‘India 100 2020’ report.

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