BrijRama Palace Varanasi - Uttar Pradesh
The Palace is located on one of the most prominent ghats, namely Darbhanga Ghat, in the heart of the old city with a beautiful view of the Ganges.
About Us :
Conveniently perched on the river bank, on the Darbanga Ghaat, is the Brijrama Palace, one of the oldest landmarks of the city. The history of the palace dates back to the year 1812, in which it was built by Shridhara Narayana Munshi’ the then minister for the estate of Nagpur. In 1915, the Brahmin King of Darbhanga (Bihar) ‘Rameshwar Singh Bahadur’ acquired the palace and the Ghat also came to be known as Darbhanga Ghat.The first sight of the hotel is its historical elevator, installed in 1918, built to help the Darbanga king climb the second floor of the palace, also boasts of being the first elevator of India. The architecture and the design of the palace are directly influenced by the erstwhile ruling dynasty of the Marathas. The sandstone walls and pillars graced with Maratha art accentuate the palace architecture. Also, you may notice, a betel leaf runner along the roof corners of the walls- a signature pattern followed by Marathas during the ancient time.
ROOMS & SUITES
The hotel offers 32 well-appointed rooms including Nadidhara, Dhanurdhara, Vasundhara, Maharaja Suite, Varuna Burj on three different floors. All the rooms have been tastefully done with a traditional Banarasi touch. The hand painted art with pure gold and silver that grace the ceilings at each floor will definitely mesmerize you. To admire are, the traditional lamps, beautiful paintings which adorn the walls of the rooms .The pure banarsi silk furnishings in the room, picked from the oldest silk house of the country, will definitely give you a feel of a royal guest. The rooms boast of time-honoured interiors with a chic twist, convenient bathrooms with uber luxurious bath amenities. The superior rooms also offer a classic slipper Clawfoot bath tub with the view of the Ganges, for a truly royal pampering.
feather-brij Chota Angan
The hotel also offers a Maharaja Style dining experience at the Chota Angan (small courtyard). The architectural opulence, the sight of the candle light spilling in various hues, at the intricate glasswork in the niches, of traditional Thikri art in blue and silver, along with the appetizing aroma of traditional food will transport you to times of Royalty. Savour the taste of authentic street food of india along with some innovative preparations with poise of Maharaja in the low seating dining. Our carefully designed vast menu will definitely spoil you for choices
feather-brij River Boat Dining:
Amidst the beautiful and pure ambiance of Varanasi, In the Ganges, where the sound of the temple bells is the only music with occasional chirping of birds, the hotel also arranges a special River Boat Dining for its guests. In the quietness of the river, with your partner, you can enjoy the splendour of the panoramic view of the Ghats while you taste the finest of preparations by the hotel chefs.
feather-brij Private Dining:
If you are looking for a cozy corner, for uninterrupted endless conversations, the hotel takes pleasure in arranging a special candlelight dinner for you and partner. You can choose preparations from our vast menu or just let our professional chef take a call and pamper you with delectable cuisines.
The hotel is a delight for a gourmet. Enjoy refined cuisine and discreet, attentive service at the Darbhanga– a multi cuisine vegetarian restaurant offering the world famous cuisines. Beautiful fresco paintings, in varied hues embellish the ceiling and various niches in the restaurant and enrich your dining experience. The chefs at the hotel make sure that they understand your preferences, specific food allergies, and accordingly offer you the preparations to savour. You can also enjoy a choice of traditional banarasi food including Banarsari Thaali (a three course combination of various preparations of the local meal) , or may request the chef to prepare your favourite food from choices including, Indian, Chinese, Italian , Mexican or Thai . Our unpretentious flavoursome menu can be totally customized according to your tastes and desires.
You can also luxuriate at our open terrace high rise dining at – The Kamalya Café with the Ganges in the backdrop. The terrace café offers a magnetising view of the Ganges along with a hi-tea including some delectable snacks from chef’s preparations. You may al Address:
Near Munshi Ghat Over Darbhanga House Ghat,,Bangali Tola, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh 221001
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