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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 pichola situated just behind the city palace Udaipur is a really beautiful place. One of the biggest lake in the city and the most beautiful spot of the city. On its banks... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
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Surat, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

Lake is good for boating and the islands to visit. But the main drawback is that it is very difficult to reach the boating venue. Majority of the lake is covered by big walls, so no one can see the beauty of lake. One can have boating options from dudh talai area and aerial view from dudh talai garden.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

Lake pichola situated just behind the city palace Udaipur is a really beautiful place. One of the biggest lake in the city and the most beautiful spot of the city. On its banks located are the hotels of Taj and Oberoi. The entry fee to the palace is little expensive but its value for money

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Durham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

Lovely lake, at the centre of which is the renowned Lake Palace hotel. Alas if you want to visit the Lake Palace you have to stay there, but there a lots of tourist craft that ply the lake. The boat trip to Jagmandir Island will take you around the lake first.

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Gandhidham, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

One should visit this with ample of time as their is waiting time for boating & also time required to visit the place to enjoy....

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

Liked the Scenic Location. The food in the city was also great. Travelling within the city is easy - thanks to the many local operators available.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

The lake is indeed very very beautiful especially with the Lake Palace and Jai Sagar hotels right in the center and City Palace on the shore. Could be better if the local administration does a better job of maintaining it clean and do some fencing, etc development around its shore.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

the boat ride in evening especially on a windy day is great. the rides takes you along the palace complex, around the taj hotel, oberoi and the jag mandir. do not miss. spend rs 20 for telescopic views from the lake shore of famous monuments around.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

I think Lake pichola is the heart of Udaipur, It can be enjoyed from many different locations, with rooftops looking

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Udaipur, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

Be free from stress and work, have a relaxing time with family and enjoy. Nice view and drive along for a memorable moment

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Lake Pichola is a wonderful lake in Udaipur which is surrounded by several luxury hotels. It is a calm & quiet place which should be ideally visited during the evening. Sunset from Lake Pichola can be a memorable experience which will create some pleasant memories for the years to come.

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