There are many types of historical buildings in the country. Among them, Umaid Bhavan Palace has a special feature

The Umaid Bhawan Palace in Jodhpur is a symbol of India's past history, glory and royal luxury

It is located in Jodhpur, Rajasthan

This palace was built between 1929 and 1944 during the reign of Maharaja Umaid Singh, the ruler of Jodhpur

It took about 15 years to build this palace

In 1920, the palace was built to provide employment to the people of Jodhpur due to a famine

The total cost of building this palace is 11 millions

About 2,500 to 3,000 people were engaged in its construction. Moreover, the local people also took part in the construction work

This palace has about 347 large rooms, several spacious courtyards, and a large dining hall. It is built to accommodate more than 300 people at a time

Initially it continued to be the main residence of the Jodhpur dynasty. Later it became a tourist resort