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Address: Pichola | Rameshwar Ghat - City Palace Complex, Udaipur 313001, India
Phone Number: 02942424186

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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Definitely worth getting a boat ride to see the city from the lake. Gorgeous scenery but take hats & sunscreen on the boat!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Definitely worth getting a boat ride to see the city from the lake. Gorgeous scenery but take hats & sunscreen on the boat!

Thank Geraldine B
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This lake is beautiful and boat ride is a must during sunset. Yesterday susnset happened at around 5:30-5:45 pm. We took 20 mins boat ride from outside of City Palace. The 20 seater boat ride was for 125 rupeees per person. With boat ride one gets to see good views of the City palace, Jag Mandir and other hotels as... More 

Thank Anil K
Atlanta, Georgia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Take a boat ride and visit the palace on the water. Sit and have a coffee while waiting 30 minutes for boat back. Nobody tells you but the drop off point from boat is not the same as the pick-up point. So, I missed the return and had to wait another 30 minutes. Anyway, short boat ride of 20 minutes,... More 

Thank Mark K
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

You will enjoy boating in the lake and able to tour around the city through waterways. The best time visit during winter days

Thank Krutartha S
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very very.........good lake in Udaipur. Must visit place in Udaipur. One of the main attractions in Udaipur. Visit and enjoy......

Thank Sujitc75
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Loved this place. This one is my favorites and wish I could spend the whole day there. The boating, Sun rise and city full of mountains.

Thank Parul V
Gurgaon, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Lake is good but Boating facilities should be improved.... Views are amazing.... Round of Lake is a must if you have come etc udaipur

Thank VirgoTraveller1
Gurgaon, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It is a very big lake. It is a man made lake which was made a few centuries ago. The view is amazing. You can go for boating at the lake ( from City Palace compound). And if you are millionaire, you can stay in the beautiful hotels in (Taj) and around ( Oberoi ,etc) the lake.

Thank Bharat P
Navi Mumbai, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Beautiful lake and the view, there are lot of hotels near the lake and the lake can be seen from many hotel tops. The entrance gate is amazing and of the olden times.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We went with an expectation of lake being available for various activities but unfortunately only a boat ride with a trip to a hotel in the centre of the lake was there, nice to spend some relaxing time but nothing more than that..

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