Taj Palace |Story of the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel |Jamsetji Tata

Taj Palace |Story of the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel |Jamsetji Tata

Taj Palace Hotel is a heritage five-star luxury hotel in the Colaba region of Mumbai, India situated next to Gate Way of India Indo Beauty of Indo Saracenic. Historically this sarcaenic revival was known as the "Taj Palace Hotel"or the "Taj Mahal Hotel" or simply "Taj".

At the time of World War 1 the hotel was converted into a military hospital with 600 beds.

Taj palace hotel is a Part of the Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces incorporated by the founder of the TATA Group ,Jamsetji Tata, contains 560 rooms and 44 suites,
There are around 1,600 staff including 35 butlers From a architectural and historical point of view, the Taj is made up of two combine buildings, and the Tower are two distinct buildings, It is the first building in the country India to get intellectual property rights protection for its architectural design.

Taj mahal is the first Taj hotel and First Taj Property, It is Widely believd that Jamsetji Nusserwanji Tata decided to open the hotel after an incident where he was refused to enter Watson's Hotel in Mumbai, as it was only permitted to Europeans

Indian architects of Taj was Sitaram Khanderao Vaidya and D. N. Mirza, and the project was completed by W. A. Chambers an English engineer. Khansaheb Sorabji Ruttonji was builder and Contractor who also designed and built its famous central floating staircase. The cost of construction was (£127 million in 2008 prices)