Bharat Mahal Palace is 90 years old royal residence now converted into hotel run by Col. Jitendra Singh Chomu. He is a scion is the house of Chomu. The senior most thikana under the Jaipur state. Maharaja Prithvi Raj Singhji of Amber's fourth son Gopalji was ruler of Chomu and Samode Thikana, The descendents of Gopalji like Nathaji, Manohar Dasji etc. fought many battles under Maharaja Sawai Man Singhji of Jaipur. The most famous battle being conquest of Afghanisthan by Th. Manohar Dasji who compiled the colours captured from the Afghans to make the famous "panchranga" (five coloured flag) and presented it to Jaipur State. In the memory of the victory of the famous battle of Afghanisthan. His ancestors also fought against Maratha's in the famous battle of Kakor Read.Hotel Bharat Mahal Palace is just 11 kms from the Jaipur International Airport and just a km away from the railway station as well as the bus stand.
The city is remarkable among pre-modern Indian cities for the width and regularity of its streets which are laid out into six sectors separated by broad streets 111 ft (34 m) wide. The urban quarters are further divided by networks of gridded streets. Five quarters wrap around the east, south, and west sides of a central palace quarter,
with a sixth quarter immediately to the east. The Palace quarter encloses a sprawling palace complex, (Hawa Mahal), formal gardens, and a small lakewith a sixth quarter immediately to the east.