City Palace Udaipur
City Palace Udaipur is a palace located in the city of Udaipur in the Rajasthan State. Construction of Udaipur Palace took place over four centuries by many rulers of Mewar Dynasty. Maharana Udai Singh started its construction as he moved his capital from the former Chittorgarh to the newly created city, Udaipur, India. The palace lies on the eastern bank of Lake Pichola and has many other palaces within it. Here, you can get more information about the City Palace Udaipur.
The City Palace was constructed simultaneously with the foundation of the Udaipur city. It is one of the Best Places to Visit in Jaipur From this palace, the Maharanas carried out their administration. City Palace was also their royal House. After the exile of Maharana Udai Singh at Chittorgarh, he decided to move the capital to secure place. He chose a site on the bank of Lake Pichola for his new kingdom. This site surrounded by lakes, forests, and ranges of Aravalli. He found this location secured and perfect to build a capital. The Royal courtyard or ‘Rai Angan’ is the primal royal structure which was the beginning of the City Palace building.
What is inside the Place?
Gateways called Pols in Rajasthani Language are set to the east of Udaipur city. Many gateways render access to the palace.
Amar Vilas is the topmost court inside the palace complex, which is an overhead garden. It also the most famous tourist spot in the Udaipur city.
Badi Mahal famed as Garden Palace is the central palace located on an 89 ft high natural rock placement.
Durbar Hall was built within the Fatehprakash Palace in 1909 as a venue for official functions like State banquets and meetings.
Fatehprakash Palace is now a lavish hotel. It is said that the packages comprising crystals stayed sealed for a century.
The Manak Mahal is a courtyard for the stately audience for the rulers of Mewar. The structure of the Mahal looks awesome and gives the visual feast for the visitors.
City Palace Museum Udaipur
A portion of the ‘Zenana Mahal and the city palace transformed into a museum in 1974, This museum is open for public access. Museum timings are from 9:30 am to 5:30 pm. Entry fees for Adults, Children (age 5-18yrs), group of students is Rs 250, Rs 100, Rs 100 respectively. Entry is free for children below 5 years of age. To enjoy Photography 200Rs fee to carry cameras.
The other structures found inside the complex are, Chini Chitrashala, Krishna Vilas, Laxmi Vilas Chowk, Rang Bhawan, Sheesh Mahal, Bhim Vilas, Dilkhusha Mahal, Choti Chitrashali, Mor chowk.
Udaipur City Palace Timings and Fee
- Udaipur Palace is open from 7 am to11pm.
- Entrance fee for adults to limited places is Rs 30
- entrance fee for children to limited places is Rs 15
There will be other entrance fees for the places within the palace. Tickets counters are available at Sheetla Mata gate and Badi pol.
How to Reach?
We can reach Udaipur Palace by road, air, and Indian Railways. Road Transport Corporations of States like Rajasthan (RSTRC), Madhya Pradesh (MPSRTC), Gujrat (GSRTC), Jammu and Kashmir (JKSRTC) runs many buses to Udaipur. The Rajasthan Tourism (RTDC) also providing many packages to the visitors. Get the RTDC Hotels list to stay and get the delicious food items from hotels and outside of Rajasthan.
Like Delhi to Udaipur, Ahmadabad to Udaipur, Indore to Udaipur, Bhilwara to Udaipur, Agra to Udaipur, Chittorgarh to Udaipur, Jaipur to Udaipur, Jodhpur to Udaipur & from many other sources. From major cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Ahmadabad daily flights are also available to Udaipur. Trains from different places like Chittorgarh, Ajmer, Jaipur etc are available.
Other Sights to visit nearby Udaipur palace
Lake Pichola, Jag Mandir, Jagdish Temple, Saheliyon Ki Bari, Bhartiya Lok Kala Museum, Ahar, Ambrai Ghat, Monsoon Palace/Sajjangarh Palace, Shilpgram, Kumbhalgarh Fort, Ek Lingji Temple, Mansapurna Karni Ropeway, Jaisamand Lake / Dhebar Lake.
There are many hotels to have a stay in Udaipur. Pre-bookings can be made via online according to our price interest.
For more details, visit: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/City_Palace
Udaipur Fort Tourism Website: http://www.tourism.rajasthan.gov.in/udaipur.html
Udaipur Contact Number: 0141-5155100,5110593
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