City Palace of Udaipur

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City Palace of Udaipur
4.5
Architectural Buildings • History Museums
9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Monday
9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Tuesday
9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday
9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Thursday
9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Friday
9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Saturday
9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Sunday
9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
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A Choudhury
New Delhi, India112 contributions
Marvellous
Oct 2020 • Solo
Located on the banks of Lake Pichola, this is the most important attraction in Udaipur. The architecture is simply majestic and there are numerous palaces, halls, courtyards, corridors, balconies and terraces. You can have a beautiful view of the lake and the city from the top. Hiring a guide is highly recommended and it will take at least a couple of hours to see the entire palace complex.
Written May 25, 2021
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Asok M
Midnapore, India18 contributions
Tales of History
Feb 2021
Must visit place in Udaipur. Maybe a bit costly but i would say its worth of it. preferably take a guide to know the proper history of the place. has a lot of picturesque corners and a great view of lake pichola.
Written May 19, 2021
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Arun Nair
New Delhi, India27 contributions
Visit to city Palace Udaipur
Dec 2020 • Family
A very beautiful palace. Not just from inside, the surrounding is also breathtaking. It is stunning from inside. The artifec and the palace in g
Written April 21, 2021
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Divya S
Beawar, India25 contributions
Must watch
Apr 2021 • Couples
City palace is one of the best palace of udaipur.. very nice view of udaipur you can get from here...must watch...if u come udaipur
Written April 8, 2021
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Zarana shah
Ahmedabad District, India13 contributions
Well maintained palace
Apr 2021 • Family
We already visited the City Palace years back and today also I found it same . Nice and well maintained place to visit in Udaipur
Written April 7, 2021
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Bryan S
Panjim Goa India12 contributions
Down memory lane
Mar 2021 • Friends
Was lovely to see a bit of the history of the city unfold while experiencing the royalty that existed. A lovely and friendly guide who took some amazing pictures for us.
Written April 1, 2021
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Manujkhurana
New Delhi, India49 contributions
Must visit - blessed to have such culture!
Mar 2021 • Family
This is a must visit place and do hire a guide to know about this properly. If travelling with kids or elders, do hire a golf cart service that will cost you ₹50/- per person and drop you till the museum entrance.

Ticket for palace is ₹30/- but you can just click pictures from outside.

To experience it fully, but palace museum ticket which will cost ₹300/- per person and ₹200/- for senior citizens.

You will be mesmerised with this tour.
Written March 27, 2021
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ramgopals956
77 contributions
Tons of History here
Mar 2021
Often a tour of historical place is filled with facts and figures but a walk through the City Palace puts a lots of India's rich history into perspective. Worth a visit. Take a guided tour, the guide are informative and reasonable. Jitender-ji the guide was very helpful to show around and the Handloom shop has some really novel and unique collections.
Written March 22, 2021
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batramadhur
Rohtak, India730 contributions
A good visit, large palace complex, museum, dine in and boat ride
Feb 2021
A beautiful palace, seen from far away situated at Pichhola Lake, is unlike any other City Palace which can get boring.
It has a great museum and one can spend 1-2 hours looking at the luxury lifestyles of Kings during the time.

After visting museum one can go for a boat ride which takes to Jagmandir palace and one can spend an hour there as well.

Better to go early in the morning when it opens and they are fewer people, gets crowded pretty quick
Written March 18, 2021
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Surya Katakam
Hyderabad, India1,242 contributions
Largest palace complex in Rajasthan
Nov 2020
This palace was built by a rulers of the Mewar dynasty. This palace was constructed in 1553 by Maharana Udai Singh II. Earlier to this palace construction capital of Mewar family was located in Chittor and then Udai Singh Maharana shifted capital to this new place and name of city also become Udaipur on his name.
During 1537, the Mewar kingdom came under the rule of Maharana Udai Singh II. Due to war with the Mughals there was a risk of losing the Chittor fort. Hence, Maharana Udai Singh II chose a new capital for his kingdom near Lake Pichola that shielded the territory from its enemies, well surrounded by forests, lakes and the imposing Aravalli hills.

Maharana's Lived and administrated their kingdom from this palace and made this palace as Landmark.

First Maharana of Mewar is Guhil, who has Ruled his kingdom from Nagda in the Year of 568 AD. Nagda is 30 km away from the north of present Udaipur. However in the 8th Century, Capital was moved to Chittor and Ruled from there around 800 years, Then it is moved to Udaipur by Maharana Uday Singh II.
After Udai Singh's death in 1572, his son Maharana Pratap took the reins of power at Udaipur. He ruled powerfully and in the famous battle of Haldighat Maharana Pratap lost against Akbar in the year 1576. After the death of Maharana Pratap, Amar Singh I took the power at Udaipur.
But with the increasing Marathas attacks by 1761, Udaipur and the Mewar state were in dire straits and in ruins. By 1818, Maharana Bhim Singh signed a treaty with the British accepting their protection against the other empires. After the Indian independence in 1947, the Mewar Kingdom, along with other princely states of Rajasthan, merged with the democratic India, in 1949. The Mewar Kings subsequently also lost their special royal privileges and titles. The successive Maharana's, however, retained their ownership of the palaces in Udaipur and converted parts of the palace complex into heritage hotels.

Architecture:
The Palace Complex has many gateways, Halls and Villas. The Palace architecture consist of Rajastani, Mugal, European and Chinese styles. Palace is completely constructed with Marbles and Granites. One can see panoramic view of the city from the upper terraces of the palace.

Visiting Hours: 09:30-17:30, Monday to Sunday (All Days)

Entry Fee: 300 INR for Adults and 100 INR for Childrens

Best Time to Visit: Winter Season Oct to Mar
Written March 18, 2021
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