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City Palace - Udaipur

City Palace, Udaipur
A perfect example of Rajputana splendour, the City Palace of Udaipur is a unique blend of Mughal, Rajputana and Chinese architectural beauty. Depicting the Rajasthani Rajput ruler’s passion for art and architecture, the City Palace with its magnificence and structural beauty captivates the onlookers.

Lying in the heart of Udaipur, the City Palace is situated on the bank of famous Pichola Lake, which heightens its magnificence. Though the earlier construction of the palace was ordered by Maharana Udai Singh Ji which was later carried forth by his successors, yet the whole complex maintains its architectural uniformity very brilliantly. The old parts of the City Palace complex have been converted into museum, which act as a fine showcase of legacy of Rajput rulers.

The museum of the City Palace is undoubtedly the best attraction of the complex as watching here large range of artefacts are fine wonder for tourists. Besides, several of magnificent gates, such as Hathi Pol, Bara Pol and Tripolia Pol while entering the glorious complex strike you dumb with their architectural opulence. Sheesh Mahal, Mor Chowk, Krishna Mahal, Dilkhush Mahal, Laxmi Vilas Chowk, Bada Mahal, and Moti Mahal are some of the exotic spots which keeps visitors enthralled.

Must See and Do!
Behold the architectural valour: Looking like a fairy tale palace, the City Palace is very affluent in offering its visitors stunning architectural beauty. Best to watch are courtyard, carved pillars and beautiful ceilings.

Roam into the Chini Chitrashala: Do not forget taking an interesting visit to the the hall of Chini Chitrashala, an art gallery showing off Chinese and Portuguese art objects. The best you can do is to wonder about the Rajasthani connection with the Chinese and Portuguese.

Romance with Pichola Lake: A sunset boat ride in the Pichola Lake is worth making your visit to the City Palace at Udaipur quite pleasant. In the evening, flood lit City Palace presents a breathtaking sight to visitors watching it while enjoying boat ride in the lake.

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