Nadesar Palace, Varanasi, India
Situated in one of the oldest living cities of the world, on the banks of the river Ganges, Nadesar Palace has hosted royalty, statesmen and celebrities since 1835. The name Nadesar is derived from the Goddess Nadesari, whose shrine is located in the front of the Palace. Set amidst verdant gardens, mango orchards, marigold and jasmine fields, Nadesar Palace is a haven of peace and tranquility.
Works of art from the Maharaja’s collection decorate the walls of the Palace’s 10 luxurious suites. Embellished with original pieces of furniture refurbished to recreate the atmosphere of a bygone era, the décor of the rooms is intended to evoke the colours of marigolds, jasmines and pale pink lotuses that are offered to the holy Ganges.
To unwind, the Palace offers a round of golf on the greens, a guided nature walk or a day at the Jiva Spa.
Location and Transfers
Located in the Nadesar Gardens in the heart of Varanasi, approximately 40 minutes from Varanasi Airport by car.
Named after the celebrities who stayed here as the Maharaja’s guests, each room and suite at the Palace draws inspiration from the city, its culture and its timeless tradition.
Choose from four luxuriously appointed Palace Rooms, four Historical Suites and two Royal Suites that have a living room, a master bedroom and a dressing area.
Royal Suites offer a view of the beautiful landscaped gardens. Historical suites offer views of the gardens, swimming pool or the golf course & Palace rooms offer a view of the lush green gardens
Dining at the Nadesar Palace is an indulgent experience starting with breakfast on the sun-kissed veranda; a spiritually inspired plated meal at lunch in the dining room, and a barbeque dinner by the poolside.
Facilities and Activities
Yoga is available
4 hole golf course is being developed
Astrologer (prior appointment needed)
Guided tours and sightseeing
Royal Buggy ride – take a ride in a horse driven buggy which was once used by the Maharaja of Varanasi himself
Boat Ride on the Ganges
Witness the Ganga Aarti on the ghats – the traditional ritual worship at the Ganges