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Umaid Bhawan Palace

The Umaid Bhawan Palace is a large and majestic palace located in Jodhpur in Rajasthan, India. It is the residence to the Maharaja of Jodhpur and his family. This palace is considered to be one of the world’s largest private residences. Palace HistoryThe Umaid Bhawan Palace was named after the Maharaja Umaid Singh, the Maharaja of Jodhpur during the time when India was undergoing transition into British colonial rule. Umaid Singh wanted to usher in this transition towards a better future by plan…