Polo Heritage Jodhpur
12th Old Residency Road, Bhanwari house ,Ratanada, Jodhpur, Rajasthan 342002, India
Jodhpur is a city in the Thar Desert of the northwest Indian state of Rajasthan. Its 15th-century Mehrangarh Fort is a former palace that’s now a museum, displaying weapons, paintings and elaborate royal palanquins (sedan chairs).
Polo Heritage is a building designed by Gold Straw a renowned archietect, which was built for Brig. Duncan who was the Commander of the Jodhpur state forces, this property was gifted to Late Lt. Col. Kishan Singh of Bhanwari as a wedding present by HH Maharaja Hanwant Singh of Jodhpur. Lt. Col. Kishan Singh a winner of the Arjuna award for excellence in polo, He was a member of the Indian polo team that won the world cup at Deauville France in 1957.
How to reach Resort
Jodhpur has its own domestic airport which is just 5 kilometres from the city centre. This airport is well-connected to other major cities such as Delhi, Mumbai, Udaipur and Jaipur. Once you reach the airport, Jodhpur railhead is well connected by Indian cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkata.
One of the largest forts of Rajasthan, Mehrangarh Fort was the seat of the Rathore rulers from the House of Marwar. Located at a height of 400 feet above the city of Jodhpur, the fort is named after the Sun deity, from whom the Rathores claim descent.
Umaid Bhawan Palace
Among the world’s largest private residences, Umaid Bhawan Palace is located at Jodhpur in Rajasthan. The palace has been divided into three wings – museum, residence of the erstwhile royals and the heritage hotel. The palace was designed by Henry Vaughan Lancaster, who planned it as a cross between ancient Hindu temples at Angkor Vat and a British town hall.