Probably the most iconic structures of Udaipur, the glorious City Palace stands magnificently with its reflection blending in with the glistening waves of Lake Pichola making this your Number 1 place to visit.
The most significant landmark in Udaipur, one simply cannot miss out on visiting the City Palace. Built in the 18th century by Maharana Jagat Singh II of Udaipur, the City Palace is a beautiful white marble structure built with Rajput and Mughal architectural styles Overlooking Lake Pichola, it houses luxurious palaces, courtyards, and museums, offering breathtaking views and a glimpse into the rich history of Udaipur. The city palace is open from 9:30am to 5:30pm. Be sure to check out their restaurant and bar on the exit.
Good to Know:
Location: 6.5 kms, a 12 minute drive from Sterling Balicha
Timings: 9:30am to 5:30pm
Entry Fee: Rs. 300 for Adults and Rs. 100 for Ages 18 and below
Lake Pichola15 mins
Nestled at the heart of Udaipur and surrounded by the Aravalli hills with the City Palace being reflected on the lake, the Pichola lake is a must to visit, especially at dusk when it literally turns into a golden hour on steroids.
Jagdish Temple15 mins
One of the best architectural wonders of the Mewar dynasty, the Jagdish Temple showcases classic Indo-Aryan architecture and was built keeping the rules of Vastushastra, the Hindu architectural science in mind.
Saheliyon ki bari20 mins
Also known as the Garden of the Maidens, the Saheliyon ki Bari is a beautiful garden in the dry land of Udaipur.
Fateh Sagar Lake20 mins
According to history, in 1888, the first lake got washed away due to floods. This was the time when Maharana Fateh Singh came to the rescue and constructed a dam which is now known as the Connaught Bund. The 800-meter-long dam was built on the eastern side of the lake.