Visit the Lake Palace, Udaipur on the banks of
Pichola, explore the architecture of Udaipur Lake Palace, Rajasthan.
Palace Converted as a Heritage Hotel.
Lake Palace Udaipur Information
Located in the harsh terrain of the Aravalli hills, Udaipur a flourishing
city rejuvenates the sense of a bygone era. Also known as the Jewel of
Mewar, this romantic city was the last Mewar capital ruled by Sisodia
dynasty for 1200 years. The city is cuddle along the lake enclosed by
low-lying hills and dotted with poignant palaces.
Lake Palace lies in the enchanting city of Udaipur more commonly referred
as city of beautiful lakes and palaces. It is nestled on the Jagniwas Island
covering 1.5 hectares of the island amidst of the Pichola Lake. The gorgeous
Palace girdled by the splendid mountains and blue shimmering Pichhola Lake.
Previously, the Lake Palace was called as Jag Niwas as it was contrived by
Maharaja Jai Singh in 1754.
Structure of the Palace
The enchanting Lake Palace a marvelous architectural splendor is created in
spotless white marble. The palace is festooned with spare modeled arcade,
fountains, tracery screens, geodesic dome and swimming pool constructed for
royal princes. It is a multi-layered 3 storey royal residence adorned in
yellow sandstone and marble slabs.
Pichola, Fateh Sagar and Udai Sagar make Udaipur an oasis in the desert.
The city derives most of its beauty from these fascinating lakes. Lake
Pichola is surrounded by hills, palaces, temples, bathing ghats and has two
island palaces- Jag Niwas and Jag Mandir. A cruise in these lakes can send
the tourists into paroxysms of seventh heaven
Boat cruise is the foremost temptation at the palace. Lake Pichola that
surrounds the palace captivates the tourists by the facilities provided on
Lake Palace as Heritage hotel
Lake Palace the former summer mansion of the Royal families of Rajasthan,
has been transmuted into an amazing hotel under the Taj group of hotels
since 1971. Pichola Lake encompassing this enchanting palace and the
rippling blue waters transformed the entire site into a New World of
fantasy. Different chambers in the palace like the Bada Mahal, Kush Mahal,
Phool Mahal and Dhola Mahal ornamented with opulent interior work. There are
84 centrally air-conditioned rooms including 17 suites and 53 Deluxe rooms
with attached bathrooms. . The prodigality of the Lake Palace is applied in
making the hotel beautiful and commodious, ranking it to be one of the best
hotels in the world.
Mode of Transpotation
Udaipur is well connected by means of Air, Rail and Road transport by all
the major cities in India.The Lake Palace is located 26 km from the airport
and 3 km from the railway station.