Located in the heart of city Udaipur and surpassing over Lake Pichola, the
city palace inevitably pervades a sense of awe in the hearts of a spectator.
It is standing manifestation to Rajput passion for art and architecture,
admitting the fact that exteriors are not as dainty as the interiors. The
construction of the entire palace depicts its beautiful harmony and
uniformity. The main part of the palace is now preserved as a museum
displaying a large array of artifacts. The rooms of the palace are superbly
decorated with mirror tiles and paintings. The entry to the palace is from
Hari Pol. The Bari gate presents you the Tripolia.( Triple Gate). The main
palace houses many elegant mahals like Rang Mahal, Moti mhal, Chini Mahal,
Bari Mahal and Lakshmi Chowk which are worth seen.
Quick Facts Location : Rajasthan Built By : Maharajah Udai Singh Ideal time to visit : October - February ( Open On all days,
except Holi ) Languages : Rajasthani, Hindi & English Climate : Summer (Max - 38.3ºC) & Winter (Max - 28.3ºC) Best Time to visit : September - March
Within the Palace
The City palace museum is entered through the Ganesh Deori which means the
door of Lord Ganesh.
It is the the royal courtyard of maharajah Udai Singh. The rooms of the
courtyard are beautifully decorated with paintings and mirror tiles.
Also called the Rang Mahal, this place houses a vast collection og glass
and mirror work.
This place exhibits a rich collection of miniature paintings.
This was the beautiful white pavilion of the grand palace.
Debock Airport is 24 kms away from the city centre and
transportation from taxi will take 45 minutes. Daily Indian Airlines
flight connect Udaipur with Jodhpur, Jaipur, Aurangabad, Mumbai and
Railway Station :
The railway station is about 4 kms far from the city
centre. Udaipur is directly linked by rail with major cities like
Mumbai, Delhi and Aurangabad etc.
Bus Station :
A wide network of bus services link Udaipur with
several destinations like Agra, Ahmadabad, Jaipur etc. it is also well
connected with National Highway no 8 which is the major link between
Mumbai and Delhi.
Tourists can either take local buses from various
points within the city to reach the Palace or they can hire rickshaws,
tempos or taxis.
Raised on a tall terrace, this temple is a fantabulous creation of Maharana
Jagat Singh in 1651 A.D. It is a good example of Indo-Aryan architecture.
Bharatiya Lok Kala Mandir
This museum exhibits some rare collection of Indian folk and art. Their
unique collection ranges from folk dresses, ornaments, puppets, masks,
dolls, deities and paintings.
Admired for its Lotus pool, marbled elephants and sprinkling water, this
beautiful ornamental garden was the recreation spot of the fascinating
ladies of the court.
The lake is encircled by various mountains, hills, palaces, bathing ghats
and embankments. The lake is actually popular for its view of the two
surrounding islands Jag Mandir and Jas Niwas.