India is home to some of the finest luxury wedding destinations in the world. From Jaipur to Mysore – there are so many cities across India that have gorgeous heritage properties that it is hard to pick the best.
Now that you are engaged and the wedding plans are on, the biggest task perhaps is picking the right wedding venue. And if you are looking to escape the hustle and bustle of city life, then having a destination wedding is not a bad idea.
Want to say “I Do” in panache and in a heritage property, here are a couple of options you can certainly choose from:
1. Neemrana fort, Delhi-Jaipur highway
This property is spread across 2.5 hectares of land area and is a popular weekend getaway for those living in and around Delhi-NCR. This fort is palatial and is known for its sophisticated interiors that complement royalty-inspired weddings.
It’s Roman ampitheatre can easily accommodate 200 people. Uncha Bagh, one of its gorgeous gardens, is known for its day and night functions. The entire fort is equipped with modern facilities. This basically means Neemrana fort is the perfect mix of modernity and historical architecture.
With stunning rooftop gardens that overlook the lush and yellow mustard fields, there is also a wide pool deck that is an added charm, especially, during starlit weddings.
2. Lalitha Mahal, Mysore
Located just on the outskirts of Mysore is the gleaming white place called Lalitha Mahal. Known for its grand Italianate Palazzo, it’s manicured gardens are a vision indeed! If you are looking for an authentic royal experience, then look no further because this heritage property has it all!
Lalitha Mahal was built in the year 1931 to house and entertain the special guests of the Maharajas ruling over the area. The property has a huge banquet hall with incredible architecture that can easily accommodate 20 guests in Theatre Style.
The poolside area is perfect for a gathering of 200 people, whereas the royal terrace can hold a closed group of 24 people!
3. Chunda Palace, Udaipur
There is no dearth of heritage properties in the city of lakes! From Oberoi Udaivilas to City Palace, there are way too many tourist attractions in Udaipur. But one such property that definitely stands out is “Chunda Palace”.
If you are planning to have a get together of less than 200 guests, then this palace is apt for your wedding. By the way – it also happens to have Udaipur’s largest rooftop swimming pool. Then there are the traditional gazebos, also known as “gokhdas”, that add charm to the place.
4. Palace Ground, Bengaluru
It is a popular heritage wedding venue for many celebrities. It was built in 1944 and boasts of Tudor architecture. One of the best things about this property is that it is located right in the urban part of the city of Bengaluru.
It has beautifully kept and sprawling gardens, a ballroom and a Darbar Hall that are ideal to organize extravagant and lavish wedding receptions and engagement parties. It is also a common location to manage cultural events.
5. The Leela, Kovalam
If you want a grand beach marriage ceremony, then head to The Leela Kovalam for an experience of a lifetime. The Leela is an Indian luxury hotel chain. Naturally, we won’t expect anything less than at this specific heritage property.
From a cliff top reception to ultra modern accommodation facilities, everything is offered on a platter by the team at Leela Kovalam. Their convention centre is the largest in all of Kerala and can easily accommodate up to 900 guests.
Already dreaming of the picturesque background of sparkling blue sea? You are moving towards the right direction!
6. Taj Falaknuma, Hyderabad
This list would have been incomplete without this palace in the city of Hyderabad. This is a magnificent property and boasts of a rare mix of Tudor and Italian architecture. Did you know that it is considered one of the most luxurious palace hotels in the world?
It has a super-awesome 101-seat dining hall – which easily makes it one of the largest banquets in the world. It has the largest collection of Venetian Chandeliers and it is a paradise for art lovers – given the amount of paintings it houses!
Which heritage property is your favourite?