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City Palace-Udaipur

Rajasthan Monuments


City Palace is one of the most popular attractions of Udaipur tours. It is the largest palace complex in the vibrant and colorful state of Rajasthan, India. One can’t imagine a completer tour of Udaipur city without paying a visit to this palatial palace. Located on the bank of romantic Pichola Lake of romantic city – Udaipur, Rajasthan, City Palace Complex is a majestic architectural marvel which attracts a large gathering of travellers from all over the world. The Place overlooks the spectacular views of romantic Pichola Lake. Travellers come to Udaipur, visit City Palace Complex and admire its majestic architectural design.

The construction of City Palace of Udaipur was initiated by Maharana Udai Singh but several palaces were added by succeeding Maharanas. The palace presents an excellent example of architectural beauty with courtyards, pavilion, terraces, corridors, rooms, and hanging gardens, etc. When you will explore the city palace complex you will sure to treat your eyes with a great fascination of architecture. The city palace can be approached through the ‘Hati Pol’ or ‘Elephant Gate” Inside the palace complex you will also have opportunity to visit the famous Jagdish Temple, the biggest and most beautiful temple of Udaipur, Rajasthan, India.

The Bara Pol or Big Gate takes you to the first courtyard of this palace complex which joins the Tripoia or Triple Gate with eight marble porticos. While exploring the palace complex you will also have opportunity to Mor Chowk or Peacock Square known for its exquisite peacock mosaics in glass and Chini Chitrashala famed for its blue and white ceramics. Among several attractions, you will also explore its several known palaces and rooms. Moti Mahal or Pearl Palace, Manak Palace or Ruby Palace, Krishna Palace, Bari Mahal, Zenana Mahal or Ladies Chamber, etc are some of major attraction of City Palace Complex.

The main part of the city palace complex is now preserved as museum which displays a large and diverse range of artifacts and a huge collection of protective gear, weapons, etc. Moti Mahal treats your eyes with beautiful mirror work and Bari Mahal mesmerizes you with beautiful gardens. Krishna Vilas displays a rich collection of miniature paintings. In fact, entire City Palace Complex is worth exploring. The Royal India Journeys leave a mesmerizing impact on visitors. Udaipur is well connected by rail, road and air.

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