The Taj Mahal hotel, which was built by the Tata family in 1904, is the most palatial and modern hotel in India.
Even in London itself, within easy reach of the palatial Millbank penitentiary, the chief prison of the city, Newgate, was in a disgraceful condition.
Gabriel emerged into Tamer's palatial home in Cairo.
New and palatial buildings of the various ministries, several high and middle schools, a few big hospitals, and the residences of several Hungarian magnates, are among the principal edifices in this part of the town.
It is a modern town in appearance, with broad streets and palatial business houses.