Umaid Bhawan’s billiards room.
The hotel features rooms in the residence of 18th century ranis, or queens.
The city of Jodhpur spills out below Mehrangarh Fort, once the residence of the royal family, now a museum.
Moti Mahal, or the Palace of Pearls at the 15th century Mehrangarh Fort turned museum.
Visitors view the museum's collection of arms.
Staff at the museum conduct tours in traditional dress.
Fruit bats cavort at dusk over the Bal Samand Lake Palace five miles north of Jodhpur, originally built as a summer house for the maharajas, now a hotel.