Top 5 Destinations for a City Wedding Like No Other!
The pulse and pace of India’s dazzling metropolises inspire a feeling of unmatched exhilaration. Occupying unique positions of influence in the heart of these bustling hubs, Taj’s iconic city hotels embody the vibrant flavor of their hometown and make for the perfect venue for today’s jet-setting couples to say ‘I do’.
Amidst the hustle and bustle of the City Of Dreams, Taj has two of its most iconic properties perfectly suited to bring to life all your big-day fantasies. The Taj Mahal Palace – a heritage property overlooking the Arabian Sea, is the chain’s landmark hotel known for its historic luxury and century-old hospitality. The Crystal Room, complete with ornate chandeliers and golden pillars, is where your nuptials will be bathed in an ethereal glow. Host an English- style high-tea at the art-deco Sea lounge, as ships roll in and out of the harbour it overlooks.
If stellar views are what you’re seeking, then there are only a few sights that beat the panoramic vistas from Taj Land’s End’s unique vantage point. Only a 30-minute drive away from the international and domestic airports, this property has arguably the best views of the Arabian Sea in the city. The verdant Seaside Lawns are perfect for a glamorous do, as is Salcette – their L-shaped pre-function, banquet area with high wooden ceilings.
Situated in the Banjara Hills area of one of India’s true international hubs, Taj Krishna, Hyderabad is one of Hyderabad’s most prominent hotels, known especially for its close proximity to the business centers and airport. Spread over 13 acres of landscaped gardens, the hotel has several verdant, green open spaces ideally suited for extravagant nuptials that explore innumerable possibilities for décor. Here, your wedding events will not be limited to the confines of a banquet hall but will instead witness the glory of an open canvas that gives you the freedom and flexibility to paint the masterpiece of your dreams. The Taj Banjara and the Taj Deccan are also located at hand, to help house your vast guest list in luxurious comfort, should the need arise.
The Illustrious Taj West End, Bengaluru is a lush green sanctuary so idyllic that it seems almost excluded from its home in the heart of Bengaluru. Known for its 150-year old Anglo- Indian heritage and colonial charm, its magnificent rooms and suites have gorgeous views of its landscaped gardens. Eight majestic banqueting venues, including the much sought-after Prince of Wales Lawns, serve as the perfect setting for your many events. Don’t miss an Instagram-worthy photo opportunity at the still-operational Victorian-era postbox or under the moonlight at the Tulip Gazebo. Indulge your guests in flavors crafted for every palette – be it with award-winning, authentic Vietnamese cuisine or a lavish post-wedding boozy brunch at Mynt Restaurant.
Taj Bangalore is another property, only a convenient walk away from the Kempegowda International Airport. This is a property ideal for a wedding party that craves luxury as well as metropolitan hospitality and that doesn’t want to miss your big day but needs to rush away soon after the celebrations!
Finding home withing Lutyens’ beautifully planned Delhi, the Taj Mahal, New Delhi artfully weaves an iconic tapestry of historic drama and contemporary charisma. Its unique decor comprising of authentic antiques, priceless art and traditional accents offer a grand contrast to its modern amenities. In this location ideal for a wedding steeped in sophisticated opulence, the bridal couple can live the lives of the most noteworthy in the one-of-a-kind Presidential Suite, accustomed to hosting high-flying global dignitaries and influencers. The legendary Golden Keys Concierge and butlers will ensure that the most special day of your life goes off without a hitch.
Host an intimate reception with up to 60 guests, amidst the elegant European grandeur of the rooftop Villa Medici. For the sumptuous wedding with a guest list including everyone from distant acquaintances to close relatives, The Taj Palace, New Delhi offers two luxurious ballrooms that can accommodate between 500-1000 people. In addition, the property also houses smaller, yet no less majestic halls, like Mumtaz, Jehangir, Roshanara, Sheesh Mahal and Jahanara for close-knit affairs.
A beacon of luxury in Tamil Nadu’s soulful capital, Taj Coromandel, Chennai amalgamates South Indian warmth and classic luxury. With 12,000 square feet of event facilities, including a 9000 sq ft glorious Grand Ballroom, hosting indoor events of grand scale are a breeze. The hotel’s history of playing host to famous political figures such as President Jimmy Carter, His Royal Highness Prince Andrew, President Bill Clinton, and the Emperor and Empress of Japan, is a testament to its exemplary facilities and exceptional hospitality. If you envision nuptials that are within the convenient reach of the city but not within a busy metropolis, turn to Taj Fisherman’s Cove Resort & Spa, Chennai. Built on the ramparts of an 18th Century Dutch Fort, Fisherman’s Cove reinvents a legendary classic on the shores of the Bay of Bengal. The sunken Sunburst Bar at the poolside is a great place to spend a lazy afternoon lounging in the pool or to host a poolside mehendi party like no other.
Whether you imagine a wedding overflowing with metropolitan splendor or a restrained, cosmopolitan affair replete with elegance, the Taj’s city hotels will ensure that your wedding will be the talk of the town!