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IHCL Offers Restored Taj Usha Kiran Palace, Gwalior

  • June 5, 2024
  • 2 min read

The Usha Kiran Palace was built in 1880 by Maharaja Jayaji Rao Scindia of the Maratha dynasty and has now been meticulously restored

Taj Usha Kiran Palace, the over a century old palace of the Maratha dynasty in Gwalior, unveils its majestic transformation following an extensive restoration.

Dating back to 1880, the reimagined palace stands as a testament to Gwalior’s regal heritage and exceptional musical legacy, offering a unique blend of contemporary comfort and a storied past.

Kanika Hasrat, Area Director – Operations – MP, UP and Uttarakhand, IHCL said, “India’s rich cultural and historical heritage is increasingly becoming a focal point for tourism. The meticulously restored Taj Usha Kiran Palace, a gem amidst the city’s captivating history stands as a testament to Taj’s commitment to preserving Gwalior’s legacy and traditions.”  

Built by Maharaja Jayaji Rao Scindia of the Maratha dynasty, this illustrious landmark has borne witness to centuries of history, hosting royalty and dignitaries from around the world.

The palace’s 50 spacious rooms and suites transcend time, offering a glimpse into an era of nobility and splendour.  Rightfully named after the first light of the sun, the rooms set in nine acres of sun-drenched gardens are adorned with intricate filigree work and jaali-inspired arches which let natural light to flow in. 

Tanika Taneja, General Manager, Taj Usha Kiran Palace, Gwalior said, “Taj Usha Kiran Palace’s immersive new experiences celebrate Gwalior’s lineage of culture, craft and architecture. Bridging the gap between history and contemporary luxury it offers a window into its glorious past with the quintessential Taj hospitality.”  

IHCL currently operates 12 hotels in Madhya Pradesh across Taj, SeleQtions, and Ginger brands including 4 under development.

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