Indian weddings are getting grander by the day. Palace weddings, huge themes, week long celebrations have become the norm. So which are the most expensive places to get married in India?
1. Taj Falaknuma palace wedding – Hyderabad
- Address: Engine Bowli, Falaknuma, Hyderabad, Telangana 500053
- Veg platefrom ₹ 3,500
- Non veg platefrom ₹ 4,000
- 1 indoor space 120 ppl
- 2 outdoor spaces 80, 800 ppl
Taj Falaknuma Palace, Hyderabad is located near the Hanuman Temple and on the Barkas Road which makes it convenient for all to reach there. This luxurious 5-star property namely Taj Falaknuma Palace Banquet Halls is home to a lush green lawn with a great view and a couple of lavish grand banquet halls. These wedding spaces will enhance the charm of your event with its ambiance. The banquets in Taj Falaknuma Palace has great chefs working with them, the feast and the delicacies are taken care of very well. Talking about food, delicacies from various Indian, continental, Italian, Asian, British cuisines are prepared, the spread is presented beautifully for the feast.
How to Reach : Taj Falaknuma Palace, Hyderabad is located near the Hanuman Temple and on the Barkas Road which makes it convenient for all to reach there. Also, you can find this venue 30 minutes away from the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, and 20 minutes away from Hyderabad Deccan Railways Station.
2. Umaid Bhawan, Jodhpur
Address: Circuit House Rd, Cantt Area, Jodhpur, Rajasthan 342006
One of the largest royal residences in the world, the golden-yellow sandstone Umaid Bhawan Palace is a monument to Jodhpur’s gallantry and romance. Guests get a taste of what it was like to live like kings. From rooms once occupied by the Maharaja. From regal pastimes like polo or croquet. From magnificent views of the palace gardens and the spectacular Mehrangarh Fort. From unique themed dinners that flaunt all the pomp-and-splendour of the desert kingdom. A relatively new palace which was built just prior to independence. Its very well maintained as a large part of hotel is converted into a Taj group hotel and some part of the palace is occupied by the royal foamily. Parking avbl for Rs 50 per car. Entry tkt is Rs 30 per Indian visitor. Only a small part of the palace is open to visitors but its a must visit to see how the palace was designed and built and get a glimpse of the magnificent palace and the surroundings. Vintage cars are on display outside. Palace management could consider enhancing tourist experience by giving a paid tour of outside of palace and visit to central lobby of the palace, Overall a must visit part of Jodhpur.
3. Zuri Kumarakom, Alleppey (Kerala)
Address: V 235 A1 to A54, Karottukayal, Kumarakom, Kerala 686563
If heaven was a place on earth, it would be on the banks of a breathtaking Vembanad Lake that spreads serenely over 205 square kilometres of picture perfect beauty. Just 2 hours from the Cochin International Airport, The Zuri Kumarakom Kerala, Resort & Spa is a five–star deluxe spa resort in Kumarakom, set at the heart of the beautiful Southern state of Kerala–fondly referred to as ‘God’s Own Country’. Standing directly beside the Lake, this Kerala resort offers spacious living–dining rooms, traditional Indian–style bedrooms and individual gardens with private plunge pools.Opened in 2006, The Zuri Kumarakom, Kerala Resort & Spa is the winner of the 2007 and 2008 ‘Best Resort Spa Hotel in India’ title. Home to the largest spa in South India, Maya Spa offers not only western and oriental therapies but also authentic Ayurvedic practices at our resort in Kerala. The distinctive Body Temple, picturesquely situated on an island in the centre of the lagoon, is the perfect location for yoga, meditation or simply quiet contemplation.The hotel offers many leisure options, including a large swimming pool with water–spouting elephant sculptures and a luxury spa in Kumarakom with Ayurvedic treatments. The Lime Tree, Laguna Bass and Trunk Call Bar serve very good Indian and international cuisine.
4. The Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai
Address: Apollo Bandar, Colaba, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400001
Built in 1903, the iconic Taj Mahal Palace stands majestically opposite the Gateway of India, overlooking the Arabian Sea. Sprawled over 2.6 acres, this luxurious hotel boasts 10 restaurants and a variety of traditional Indian therapies at Jiva Spa. Guests are spoiled for choice in dining options – the famous Wasabi by Morimoto offers innovative Japanese cuisine, while other culinary highlights include the Golden Dragon Chinese Restaurant and the poolside Aquarius Lounge. Stylishly designed with Indian-inspired decor and architecture, the rooms offer amazing sea, city or pool views. Each room comes with a 32-inch flat-screen TV, a well-stocked minibar, free WiFi and a luxurious bathroom. Guests receive 24-hour butler service. Yacht service is available at an additional charge during sailing season. You can pamper yourself with an indulgent treatment at the Taj Salon, take a dip in the landscaped pool or treat yourself to some luxury shopping at Dior, Louis Vuitton or Stephano Ricci. Ranging from dinner reservations to personal assistance for sightseeing, The Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai also offers a royal historical hotel tour of the Palace wing. The property is located in the popular Colaba area and is just a 10-minute walk from the National Gallery of Modern Art. Mumbai International Airport is 26 km away.
5. ITC Grand Bharat, Delhi NCR
Address: P.O. Hasanpur Tauru, Gurugram, Haryana 122105
Situated on a sprawling 300-acre estate, ITC Grand Bharat, a Luxury Collection Retreat, Gurgaon, New Delhi is a luxury hotel offering world-class all-suite accommodations, bespoke services and outstanding facilities. It features a sparkling outdoor swimming pool, a full-service spa and wellness centre, and a 27-hole Jack Nicklaus-designed golf course.
The suites and villas offer a seating area, room safe, 42-inch TV, Tempur-Pedic mattress, premium hypo-allergenic bedding and private bathroom. The expansive 1214056 m2 retreat expresses inspiration through an architectural blend of ancient, medieval and modern Indian influences. Just a short drive from New Delhi, this mosaic of luxury experiences encompasses 4 Presidential Villas, 100 suites, 27-hole Jack Nicklaus Signature golf course, elaborate culinary experiences, conferencing facilities, 3,251 sq m Kaya Kalp – The Royal Spa & a host of recreational facilities. Suites have the option of a terrace or semi-private pool while villas come with a personal butler. Aravali Pavilion offers a multi-cuisine spread while The India Room specialises in European dishes. The tented Apas Promenade offers locally sourced Mewati barbeques. Guests can enjoy club cuisine and choice drinks at Peacock Bar and Sandpit – The Club House. The hotel is around 25 kilometres from Sultanpur National Park and approximately 12 kilometres from Heritage Transport Museum.