Numerous emperors have ruled over India in the last few millennia, right from the Mauryan Empire in the ancient Magadha to the Mughal Sultanate in north India from the 16th to the 19th century. Each empire had its own heritage and culture, marvelously captured in diverse forms of architecture and engineering. After India became a republic in 1950, the status of royalty was abolished and the royal privileges were gradually withdrawn. Since then, some of the exquisite royal residences have been conserved and converted into luxurious heritage hotels.
Top 5 Royal Palaces Converted to Luxury Heritage Hotels are: