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Lake Pichhola Udaipur

Udaipur, Udaipur, India
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Ranked #4 of 52 attractions in Udaipur
Type: Bodies of Water
Owner description: Pichola Lake is one of the most beautiful and picturesque lakes of Rajasthan, India. Located in the heart of the city, Pichola Lake is the oldest and... more » Owner description: Pichola Lake is one of the most beautiful and picturesque lakes of Rajasthan, India. Located in the heart of the city, Pichola Lake is the oldest and one of the largest lakes of Udaipur. Pichola Lake is enveloped by lofty Palaces, temples, bathing ghats and elevated hills on all its sides. In the southern part of this lake, there is a hill that is known as Machhala Magra and one can see glimpse of Eklinggarh Fort from here. The City Palace of Udaipur broadens along the eastern banks of this lake. Built by Jagat Singh, Mohan Mandir is situated in the north-east corner of Lake Pichola. Lake Pichola comprises several islands that accompany the calm waters of the lake. The world-renowned Lake Palace is perfectly located on the Jag Island of this tranquil lake. Even the Jag Mandir, another destination of tourists, is located on an island of this lake. Above all, a trip to Pichola Lake would be incomplete with a boat ride. The pristine blue waters of the lake leave a soothing impact on the spectator. At the time sun-set, a boat ride in this lake is sufficient to enthrall anyone. « less
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014 NEW

Its one of the best lakes in Udaipur. Don't miss the sunset views from "Sunset Terrace" at City lake palace.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 NEW

Jet Privilege Membership No.- 18066756 Udaipur also known as "VENICE OF EAST". It was an amazing holiday in udaipur. i was with my famly. we stayed in hotel leela situated on lake pichola. from udaipur to mumbai we travelled through jet airways. the services were quite good. Hotel leela was outstanding with my room as a lake view. udaipur is... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 NEW

Lake pichola is pivotal to trip in udaipur in the sense its identity of udaipur. While for some the boat ride may be quite ordinary activity with nothing much to write about,In my opinion the boat ride is must. Not only its soothing and a different experience, its like watching udaipur from a different perspective. when you watch city palace... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 NEW

Some really beautiful reflective water scenes if you can ignore the rubbish collecting in some spots. Worth doing the boat trip to see the lake from different angles and the locals going about their washing and daily activities. The boat trip was included in our group package so can not comment on the price but it would be a shame... More

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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 NEW

We took a boot ride in the late afternoon from near the Trident Hotel. It was absolutely beautiful to see the palaces and temples in the changing light (blue hour). On our way back we passed two trees which were used as sleeping place my numerous birds. The boats are often rented for weddings, so plan well ahead.

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Navi Mumbai, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 NEW

Do not go from the City palace side. Boat rides are expensive. Go from other locations and there are very nice boat rides, specially just at or after sunset.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

We hired a boat from Udaivilas, they do them in the afternoon with afternoon tea or in the evening as the sun goes down. We chose the latter, the light was warm and sparkly. It really is stunning, rather like Venice. One of the most calm and tranquil places we found in India

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Only famous for its view for City palace and Taj hotel. Boat ride is way too expensive, did not even gave it a chance.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

We stayed close to Lake Pichhola. The view in the evening is beautiful with all the lighting lamps on the ghat and at the heritage hotels. It looks serene and amazing. During the day time, one can go for boating and simply can have a closer view to the Lake Palace and Jag Mandir. An ideal place to be at.... More

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Ghaziabad, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

Very nice place for boating. Speed boats are available but the time given is less. Enjoyable for boating lovers.

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