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Address: Pichola, Udaipur 313001, India
Phone Number: +91-9351324541
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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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This is a very beautiful lake. The banks of the lake are neat and clean and its a great experience to relax by the lake during sunset.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 29, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW

Its So Silent Palace!! Had A bike Riding There With Friends And Loved There View And Silence!! There Are Vry Peacefull Mahol Happened Every Time So I Like To Go There Again And Again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

This is a very beautiful lake. The banks of the lake are neat and clean and its a great experience to relax by the lake during sunset.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

There are a few boat ride options on the Lake Pichola, but if time permits take the sunset boat ride. Seeing the sunset looks wonderful to the eyes.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Loved everything about it and will definately return, hopefully. Loved the walks in the narrow streets with traffic jams but even the cows are present. Quaint shops on cobbled streets. The colorful flower necklaces, saris, fabrics, shoes, silk garments. The greatest is that everything is in walking distance from the hotel. There is a theatre in walking distance with Indian... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Since we were staying at the Oberoi on the bank of Lake Pichola, we engaged them to give us a boat ride. Around the same time that we went out, a group with a very demanding woman whom we had seen (and heard) acting out at breakfast at the fact that her toast was not hot enough went out in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Nothing extraordinary here - but its a soothing experience to visit Lake Pichola. Thousands of birds & bats flying over the lake (good for photography enthusiasts). Visit late evenings, so its not too hot.

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Brunei-Muara District, Brunei Darussalam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 via mobile

The striking feature of Lake Pichola is the magnificent view of the City Palace, The Oberoi Udaivilas, Taj Lake Palace, Jag Mandir and the Monsoon Palace on the hill top. A romantic boat ride at sunset is a must do activity.

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Vadodara, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Lake Pichola has a really nice view. so i will recommend that you spend the evening time on the shore . There are some boating trips which is little expensive compared to the fathesagar lake . Some of the restaurants along the sides are amazing.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Pichola Lake is one of the most beautiful and picturesque lakes in India. Located in the heart of the city, Pichola Lake is the oldest and one of the largest lakes of Udaipur. In 1362, the beautiful lake was built by Pichhu Banjara during the ruling period of Maharana Lakha. Amazing boat ride in Pichola Lake.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

The view is great, live music at a local restaurant added to the charm, palaces looked great with the lighting.

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