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Address: Pichola, Udaipur 313001, India
Description: Pichola Lake is one of the most beautiful and picturesque lakes of...
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.
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Lake is beautiful with breath taking views of city palace, jag mandir and few hotels. Worth having boat ride.Go for luxury boat if you want to avoid crowd .Through it is costly... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 25, 2015
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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Lake is beautiful with breath taking views of city palace, jag mandir and few hotels. Worth having boat ride.Go for luxury boat if you want to avoid crowd .Through it is costly but worth the money.

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Ernakulam, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Nothing very special except for the palace on an island in it. Now a (VERY expensive) hotel. Word has it that in "dry" years, so is the "lake"!

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Farmington Hills, MI
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

The boat ride from the city palace dock really gave you a nice view of the city and the palace. You are dropped off for a short visit on an island, and it was a bit confusing to figure out where we should go to meet the boat returning to the mainland.

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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Though boat ride is pricey, its worth it. Very nice view of udaipur with palaces around. The sunset time is the best time of the day to visit lake pichola.

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Vadodara, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

Taking the boat trip around the lake is very pleasant and a great part of any trip to Lake Pichola. Simple to organise and a must do.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

An wonderful experience via boat - history, beauty and magic . Loved everything about it and there was nothing not to

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Dehradun, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

it feels awesome while sitting on the banks of lake in evening.You can say it is the most romantic place in udaipur. Watching city palace, jag mandir, pichola lake and aravali hills in the evening during sunset simultaneously becomes more soothing when the wind blows.

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Salem, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

the view from the lake was awesome. we did a boat ride to jag mandir and enjoyed to the fullest. one must say if u visit rajesthan do visit udaipur

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

Some great views from the shore line and from the palaces. The boat ride is nice and quiet. So yes its a must do.

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Gurgaon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

It is one of the biggest man made lake, i have seen by far. Beautifully maintained. The view of city palace, lake palace is aesthetically gorgeous.

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