World-renowned for its historical sites and rich culture, Rajasthan presents a flawless fusion of ancient culture, natural beauty, and romantic getaways, all of which are extremely alluring to foreign travellers, including Hollywood celebrities.
6 Places in Rajasthan That Hollywood Celebs Love
Popularly known as the ‘Pink City’, Jaipur is home to some of the most charming forts and palaces, each with its own intricate architecture and sensational views. Most of these palaces have now been transformed into heritage hotels. A popular few among tourists, including Hollywood celebrities, are The Oberoi Raj Vilas, Rambagh Palace and Alsisar Haveli. Well known Hollywood actresses Julia Roberts, recently holidayed in Jaipur with her family at the majestic Raj Vilas Palace.
- Udaipur Palace
Known as the ‘Venice of the East’, this dream city is home to the famous Udaipur Palace that boasts of exquisite Rajput architecture and Mughal decorative styles. Oscar winning Hollywood actress Nicole Kidman stayed at the popular Lake Palace Hotel, as did Singer Madonna while vacationing with her husband, son and few other dear friends.
- Umaid Bhawan Palace
Built by Maharaja Umaid Singh, this yellow sandstone palace, has earned a reputation world-wide as one of the best palace wedding destinations. Its handcrafted interiors and beautiful courtyards truly give it a romantic feel. Actress Elizabeth Hurley got married at this very palace. It has also hosted many other Hollywood biggies like Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, Christian Bale, Sting and Diana Ross.
- Ranthambhore Tiger Reserve
One of the best wildlife reserves in Northern India, Ranthambhore offers you one of the best chances of spotting a tiger in the wild. Actress Eva Longoria recently tweeted a picture of a majestic tiger, from her safari in this reserve. Actor Orlando Bloom also visited the reserve with his friends before concluding his trip to India. Singer Katy Perry got married at the Aman-e-Khas Resort near the Ranthambhore Reserve.
- Johari Bazaar and Sanganer Market
Johari Bazaar is known for its gems and jewellery while Sanganer market is popular for block printing, blue pottery and papermaking. The colourful jewellery, trinkets, fabrics and handicraft products here have attracted even Hollywood stars like Alice Englert, who was spotted buying some silver jewellery and block print textiles in these markets.
- Pushkar Yoga Garden
What’s a holiday without some peace and quiet? If you want to discover yourself and attain inner peace, this is the place to visit. The calming, colourful and tranquil ambience here, truly allows you to become one in body, mind and spirit. Yoga lessons at the ‘Pink City’ have been popularized by Hollywood personalities like Kate Winslet, Cate Blanchett, Nicole Kidman and Tom Cruise who are regular visitors here.