The Taj Mahal Palace Hotel is the first luxury hotel in India. It is located near the Gateway of India, one of the most popular tourist attractions in India. It is also one of the largest hotels in India, which contains more than 560 rooms and 44 suites. The hotel has two prominent buildings, the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel itself and the tower. The Taj Mahal Palace Hotel building has unique architectural style and widely known for its beauty.
The Ghost Story of The Taj Mahal Palace Hotel, Mumbai
It is believed that the ghost of chief architect haunts the building of the hotel. W. A. Chambers, the chief architect of the Taj Mahal Hotel went for a vacation after giving instructions to all workers and contractors. After his arrival, he seen that the hotel building has been built in the opposite direction, with the courtyard facing inwards, away from the sea. Due to his biggest mistake, he jumped to his death from the 5th floor of the said building.
According to hotel staff, the ghost of chief architect still haunts the old wing of the hotel. A few people had also heard his crying noise. Hotel staff and guests claim that his ghost roams in the old wing of the hotel obviously still lamenting his misfortune.
Due to ghost of chief architect in the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel, it is now considered as one of the haunted places in Mumbai.
Popular Guests of the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel, Mumbai
The Taj Mahal Palace Hotel is the most prestigious luxury hotel in India. The hotel hosted many popular celebrities, which includes Roger Moore (The James Bond), The Beatles (Popular Music Band), Bill Clinton (Former US President), Barack Obama (US President), Oprah Winfrey (Famous Celebrity in US), Bradd Pitt (World Famous American Actor), Angelina Jolie (World Famous American Actress), The Prince of Wales, The King of Norway, The Queen of Norway, Jacques Chirac (Former Prime Minister and President of France), and many more.
Article first published on April 20, 2016.