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Lake Pichola

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Address: Pichola, Udaipur 313001, India
Phone Number: 02942424186
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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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Nice boating experience

This lake is one of the major tourist attraction, and a must visit. Go for a motor boat ride and experience the lake better. There are some good restaurants around, that can be... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This lake is one of the major tourist attraction, and a must visit. Go for a motor boat ride and experience the lake better. There are some good restaurants around, that can be explored too.

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Takapuna, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Lovely lake reminds be a bit of Europe where is it built up around waterways. We booked a boat ride on the lake however we cancelled it due to bad weather. We did not reschedule it as after a day out walking and sightseeing we felt we had seen most of it. Boat rides at sunset seem very popular. Make... More 

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Thank Traceys-adventures
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Serene.. peacefull is what you will experience when you visit the lake. The boat rides to see Jag Mandir and the Lake Palace is a bit costly, but worth it if you want a close look at these monuments.

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Ahmedabad, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The view of the lake with the backdrop of the hills all around the place with palaces located on the banks and some in the lake ...calm and serene ..without much noise around...treat to watch and worth spending some time...but the cost of the boat ride for few metres on the lake did not seem worth to me..better just watch... More 

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Ahmedabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very smoothing atmosphere of near of pichola lake, very convenient for tourist to find , boating was lovely.

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Udaipur, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Lake pichhola situated by city palace in Udaipur(Rajasthan). Boat ride in evening is a speechless experience and certainly better than smelly gondola ride in Venice. Shining Jag mandir and lake palace in this lake enhance your enjoy.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It was a very pleasant Boat ride in the evening. So refreshing. Weather perhaps play important role but the illuminated Palaces and especially the Palace (probably converted to a Hotel) of Raja Arvind Singh is a visual treat. Short break from work for me was more than I could have asked for. But for any traveler I strongly recommend the... More 

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Udaipur, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lake Pichhola is one of the three lakes located with in Udaipur city. Udaipur is called Kashmir of Rajasthan. The world famous Lake palace hotel, The Jag Mandir,(A garden restaurant on island) are located with in this lake. The lake & both above hotel/restraurant along with other hotels/restaurants & heritage buildings located on Pichhola banks presents a very beautiful &... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Last year, I spent a few days in Udaipur and found it to be one of the loveliest places in India. Frankly, I can't wait to go back. Whether you are on a boat, or walking through the city foreshore, or sitting in one of the marvellous rooftop restaurants, the view is breathtaking, the people friendly, and you can sit... More 

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Udaipur, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Go for it... Don't think twice. The only thing to care about is location. Come before the dark. Until sunset it is awesome. You will find people around even after that but be prepared to that few meters in a completely dark /alone road. You can take some of very beautiful pictures and yes there is a roapway nearby as... More 

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