according to the Rajputana Gazetteer of 1879 was a large and
Zamidars (landlords) of Samode the principal thakurs of the
state of Amber were the Nathawat clan from Chomu, a branch of
the house of Amber, tracing their relation to the Jaipur
Maharaja the fabled Prithviraj Singhji the 17th
prince of the house of Kacchwaha Rajputs. Gopal Singhji one of
his 12 sons was awarded Samode, a noble feudatory of the Amber
& Jaipur principality. It was among the wealthiest territories
in the Amber kingdom. The Zamidari eventually passed within
the clan to the hands of Behari Das, a Rajput warrior in
Mughal Service. After 6 generations in the hands of his
descendants Samode was relinquished to the Raj.
1757 the territory was returned to the Nathawats (the
hereditary title of 'Rawal Saheb' still rests with the present
quite clearly began expanding at the time of his reign and
continued under his descendant Rawal Sheo Singh who was the
Prime Minister of Jaipur state for several years during the
middle of the 19th century. He is credited with the Palace's
most fabulous addition - the extravagantly florid had painted
Darbar Hall and the overlooking gallery which forms the
breathtaking Sheesh Mahal or the hall of mirrors.
LOCATION : Nearest
airport jaipur - 56 kms. Nearest Railway Station Jaipur - 56
ACCOMMODATION : Each
of the 40 spacious rooms and suites all with a balcony or
patio are exclusive and are decorated in the warm colours and
textures of local Rajasthani hand block print textiles and
adorned with traditional artifacts.
An outdoor marble and mosaic swimming pool surrounded
by the Aravali range the oldest mountain range.An outdoor
Jacuzzi.A pool Bar. Laundry, room service, gift shop, car
park, safety vaults, airport transfers on request. Currency
exchange counter, American Express, Master and Visa cards
accepted. Doctor on call.
Gangapole, Jaipur -
302002 Rajasthan, India.