The gap between royalty and the common folk just became a tiny bit smaller with the first official royal property being listed on Airbnb. The royal family of Jaipur, India, has opened the doors to their City Palace, but the lodgings come at a price.

Introducing The City Palace Of Jaipur, India

What You Get For Nearly $8,000 A Night

The palace also happens to be a top tourist destination in Jaipur, so guests will be given a complimentary private tour of the entire grounds. Along with that, guests are also offered a private shopping tour of the nearby Pink City’s commercial district.


Like any luxury Airbnb, the suite contains a hot tub and access to free Wifi, as well as all the other essentials. Guests will also be given access to the palace gardens, where peacocks are often spotted strolling peacefully through the lavish greenery.

Must-See Attractions In Jaipur

The capital of Rajasthan, Jaipur is filled with things for guests staying the Gidliya Suite to see and do. Dubbed the ‘gateway to India’s most flamboyant state’ by Lonely Planet , Jaipur radiates old-world charm through its colorful city streets. The top sights are often connected to the royal past of the city in the form of heritage buildings.Aside from the City Palace, travelers flock to Jaipur to witness the beauty of Amber Fort, a complex dating back to the 16 th  century that will make visitors feel as though they have been transported back in time. There’s also the Jantar Mantar, the open-air royal observatory that dates back to the 18 th  century.There is also the Hawa Mahal, otherwise known as the Palace of the Winds, that was once inhabited by royal women. The brilliant pink and red sandstone façade of the building will give you some truly amazing social media shots.Jaipur is certainly not lacking in palaces, with one of the most famous located right in the middle of a lake. The Jal Mahal seems like it’s floating as it sits in the Man Sagar Lake and once served as a shooting lodge for the Maharajah.Those interested in shopping should also be sure to check out the markets of Jaipur, including the Tripolia Bazaar, the Kishanpole Bazaar, and the Bapu Bazaar. Here, you’ll be able to purchase a selection of authentic souvenirs and other goodies to bring home.With so much to in Jaipur, it makes sense to plan your itinerary well in advance. Unless you’re staying in the City Palace, of course—in that case, your butler will do it for you!NEXT: 10 Things Airbnbs Don't Want You To Know