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Lake Palace

Lake Palace
Fact Files : Lake Palace

Location : Udaipur, Rajasthan.
Built in : 1743 - 1746.
Built by : Maharana Jagat Singh II.
Highlights : Picturesque Location of the Palace, in the Middle of Pichola Lake.
Best Time to Visit : September to October.

Suggested Itinerary :
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Luxurious & Best of India

The Lake Palace in Udaipur, Rajasthan is one of the most beautiful palaces in the world. Situated in the midst of Lake Pichola, it is like a white marble castle floating in the blue waters mirroring the sky. The Lake palace was built in 17th century in between the lake on a small landmass of 4 acres. It was initially called Jag Niwas after its initiator Maharana Jagjit Singh II, 62nd successor to the royal dynasty of Mewar. Set against the backdrop of the majestic Aravalli Mountains on one side of the lake, and lofty palaces on the other.

The palace possesses royal durbars, vast courtyards, pillared terraces, fountains and gardens, which all add unique fascination to this grand palace. The rooms and apartments inside the beautiful Lake Palace exude royalty and grandeur. Nucleus of the palace is overwhelmingly beautiful with the presence of highlighted mirrors, engravings, inlaid stones of pink, green lotus leaves pointed arches, dramatic motifs, etc. This beautiful palace has many beautiful buildings. Some of them are Bada Mahal, Ajjan Niwas, Phool Mahal, Kush Mahal, etc.which add to the majesty of the Palace. The rooms at these palaces are adorned with painted mirror works, colorful lotus leaves, inlaid stone work, and stunning motifs.

This beautiful palace has now been converted into a luxury heritage hotel. It is run by the Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces and called Hotel Taj Lake Palace. The palace hotel has 83 rooms, 53 deluxe rooms and 17 royal suites. Each of the room of this palatial hotel has a distinct theme and is festooned with textiles and handicrafts according to the theme.

Taj Hotel Lake Palace provides facilities like world class accommodation, conference hall, rich bar, swimming pool, coffee shop, multi-cuisine restaurant, jewelry shop, souvenir shop, recreational activities, boat cruise, etc. The hotel also organizes sightseeing tours of Udaipur city.

How to Reach Udaipur

By Air:
Udaipur Domestic Airport is well connected by flights to Delhi and other tourist places.

By Train:
Udaipur is well connected by rail to Delhi and other major cities of India.

By Road:
Udaipur is well connected by roads to other states of India.

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