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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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Went for dinner at the jag mandir palace in the lake.. The view was awesome.. Night view of lake palace, city palace and Uday vilas was very good from the hotel.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 28, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

Went for dinner at the jag mandir palace in the lake.. The view was awesome.. Night view of lake palace, city palace and Uday vilas was very good from the hotel.

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Patiala, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

Lake.... surrounded by Aravali hills from one side....awesome view of city palace from the other side. 20 min boat ride was not enough to spend in their. if you want to visit the island and the jagmandir, situated inbetween the lake.....you r supposed to take ride from the city palace itself.it would be better that you opt for boat ride... More 

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Varanasi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

lake is no doubt very clean and beautifully managed, one can sit and relax at lake side and opt a boat ride, but it's very expensive, you can watch Taj lake palace hotel, which is of no doubt is a very very expensive hotel, foods at nearby stalls are also expensive and not hygienically prepared so do not eat, overall... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

It is just amazing to sit by the lake at one of the numerous roof top restaurants. The beauty is amazing. But as usual in India, someone ought to do some cleaning of both environment and creepy guys...

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mumbai
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

This is an artificial lake and has amazing views all around it! Many of the city's attractions are situated on the banks of the lake including the City Palace, Lake Palace, Jag Mandir etc,. The lake looks breathtaking at night when all the hotels, restuarants and the city palaces and hotels on the banks are lit up at night.

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Delhi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

we took boat ride from city palace and price was like 450 rs pp which is very high. We found lake very beautiful, hills around the lake makes it beautiful. Also old city looks beautiful from the lake. Taj lake palace can be seen closer from the lake. the lake was clean compared to other lakes in india. boat does... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

Lake is right smack at the city. I took a boat ride which cost 700 rupees going around the lake. Amazing sights of the palaces and hotels around the lake.

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

Very clean and well maintained and a visual delight. The heritage structures all along the lake contrast beautifully with the blue waters of the lake. The restaurants and the havelis along the lake add great character to the place. Must visit.

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Jharkhand, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

The sun set. You shall realize it after witnesing. I must do sun set boating and should have a good camera for capturing marvelous pictures.

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Ahmedabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

Lake Pichola is the heart of Udaipur City. Looks truly mesmerizing by the night. The Jag Mandir Palace is located in the middle of this lake and it adds to the beauty of the lake.

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