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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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Very vast and pleasant sight staying around Lake Pichola. But people of Udaipur have made it very dirty from banks of it.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

Very vast and pleasant sight staying around Lake Pichola. But people of Udaipur have made it very dirty from banks of it.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

The boat ride to Jag Mandir in the middle of lake pichola was overpriced! but it is something to do in a city which doesn't have much to do... Oh well!

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Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

Lake Pichola is an artificial fresh water lake built in 1362 AD named on neaby Village Pichola by Pichchu Banzara during rulling period of Maharana Lakha . This is leading and biggest lake amongst many lakes of Udaipur.There are temples, ghats for Bathing, Palace and elevated hills on all its sidE. A Boating at a time of Sun-Set was an... More 

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Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

The world-renowned Lake Palace is perfectly located on the Jag Island of this tranquil lake. Jag Mandir- again one beautiful gracious architecture is located on an island of this lake.

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Ajmer, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

What a view of SunSet from Shiv Vilas hotel or more so from Sunset Terrace at Fatehsagar Palace. Lake Palace Hotel in between adds to the beauty. Amazing and Must experience

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Navi Mumbai, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

There are many prominent lakes in Udaipur and Lake pichola is a cherry on the topping. We went in March and it seems a perfect time to visit Udaipur and Lake Pichola in particular. There are multiple ways to tour Lake Pichola, every 5 star hotels have their own private boats, the Maharajas of Jaipur have their own and then... More 

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Mumbai, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

One can spend hours sitting on the banks of this beautiful place. The lake calm and beautiful and Taj Pichola at the centre of the lake and Jag Mandir Island adds to its beauty. If you are staying close by the lake, the best view would be to enjoy the lake from the roof top of the hotel.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

We got to see a festival from the water. Amazing ride and wonderful way to see area from the water. Not much traffic on the lake. Great sunset

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

One of the two lakes at the heart of Udaipur City - India. Lake surrounded by the City Palace on it's eastern bank and surrounded by boutique hotels and shops. There are boats available for lake excursions - great lakeside views of the City Palace in the evenings with the sun setting in the west.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

Lake view is nice and clean and the boat ride in the lake is very good for city view. Its clean water no bad smell and very pleasant

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