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Interesting Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About Taj Mahal Palace Hotel

It was inaugurated on 1 December 1903.

There are 560 rooms and 44 suites, and 1,500 staff members, including 35 butlers in this hotel.

When it was first opened to guests, rooms with fans and attached bathrooms cost ₹13, and full-board rooms cost ₹20.

During World War I, the hotel was converted into a hospital.

Muhammad Ali Jinnah, Jazz legend Micky Correa, Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama, and Michelle Obama are a few famous figures that stayed in this hotel.

In 2008, 167 people died due to terrorist attacks on the hotel.

After the terrorist attack, the hotel was shut down for 18 months.

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