The Lake Palace in Udaipur is located on the Jag Niwas Island on a
sprawling 1.5 hectare land. This magnificent structure was built on
the Lake Pichola by Maharana Jagat Singh in 1734. Once a summer palace
for the royalty of Udaipur, it has now been converted into a heritage
Still retaining the grandeur, it resembles a fairy tale kingdom.
Enhancing the magical aura are the rippling waves and beautiful sunset.
The intricate craftsmanship and aesthetic handicrafts
and textiles add to the beauty this place. The elegant white marble
palace is a fantasy as it arises softly from the blue waters. 4 acres of
rock have been used to lay the foundation of this palace and was known
as Jag Niwas after its founder.
Image Credits : Taj Hotels - The Lake Palace
The palace highlights include fountains, gardens, pillared terraces,
painted mirrors, pink stone work, lotus leaves and cusped arches. Dhola
Mahal, Bada Mahal, Phool Mahal, Ajjan Niwas and Kush Mahal are some of
the apartments in here.
There are various facilities available in the palace for the guests
like swimming pool, bar, restaurants, café and conference hall. There is
also a 24 hour business center and 8 meeting rooms with fully updated equipment for corporate meetings and conferences. In here are 12
banquet halls for cocktail parties, wedding and other related functions.
Distance from the City: 2 kms