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Visit City Palace

 Centuries of historical imprints are embedded in the granite and marbles of the City Palace. Towering Lake Pichola, this marvellous architectural display is the largest palatial complex in Rajasthan. It is one of the most-visited tourist attractions of Udaipur and is a grand show of Medieval, European and Chinese architectures. The palace-complex is a collection of numerous palaces built in different time-periods and exhibits rare wall and ceiling paintings, glass-work and artefacts. Comprising 11 palaces and several 'Pols', the Udaipur City Palace stands tall in its fame and architectural finesse.

 Centuries of historical imprints are embedded in the granite and marbles of the City Palace. Towering Lake Pichola, this marvellous architectural display is the largest palatial complex in Rajasthan. It is one of the most-visited tourist attractions of Udaipur and is a grand show of Medieval, European and Chinese architectures. The palace-complex is a collection of numerous palaces built in different time-periods and exhibits rare wall and ceiling paintings, glass-work and artefacts. Comprising 11 palaces and several 'Pols', the Udaipur City Palace stands tall in its fame and architectural finesse.

The palace-complex features balconies, towers, cupolas, domes, arches, courtyards, pavilions, terraces, corridors and gardens. Ornamental glass mirror and tile-works along with other decorative adornments can be admired in the Manak Mahal, Krishna Vilas, Moti Mahal, Sheesha Mahal, Chini Chitrashala and Dilkusha Mahal, Standing erect on a 90ft high stone-structure is the exquisite garden-palace, Bada Mahal, that fascinates millions of its admirers. Apart from temples dedicated to Lord Krishna and Shiva, the City Palace houses the Jagadish Templeas well, the largest of its kind in the city. The palace has lots more to offer the eager eyes, hence a trip to the magnificent palace is a must.

Fascinating facts:

  • Construction began in the year 1599 and was initiated by Maharana Uday Singh II.
  • The palace houses a crystal gallery with the largest private collection of crystals.
  • Dhuni Mata'a shrine can be seen here.
  • Tickets are sold at both the entry-gates.
  • Timings: 09:30 a.m. To 04:30 p.m.

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Quick Info

  • Attractions

    None
  • Altitude

    600m
  • STD Code

    0294
  • Best Season

    Winter; September to March
  • State/Code

    Udaipur/313001
  • LANGUAGES

    Hindi, Rajasthani and English