To a tourist with a romantic vein nothing stands parallel to the lake Palace , Udaipur located amidst. Lake Pichola, on Jag Nivas island.
A tourist can take a boat from the banks of Lake Pichola and reach Lake Palace in Udaipur.
This dream high fun like palace was built in 1754 by Maharana Jagat Singh II.
Its original name was Jag Nivas , after the name of Maharana. Its modern name is the Lake Palace.
The idea of this palace came up as a royal summer resort of Udaipur.
In the years later the descendants of Jagat Singh, used it as a summer resort.
The exterior attractions pull you inside, where you find the perfections of the seventh heaven.
A spell bound tourist can see a series of courtyards,that are aligned with numerous columns, terraces, beautiful fountains and gardens.
More grace is added to this palace with variety of rooms like Bada Mahal, Khush Mahal, Ajjan Nivas, Phool Mahal, and Dhola Mahal.
Beauty is lavishly showered on these rooms with its carved arches , paintings , crystal work, stained glass work, inland stones of pink and green lotus leaves the image of the palace in the middle of the lake is like a leaf straight out of the books of the fairy tale.
The pleasant murmur of the rippling waves in the lake, with all the ethnic themes and craft manship gives the look of a paradise on this green planet.
The Present Palace
This palace has been beautifully transformed into a hotel in the last few years. It is managed by Taj Group of Hotels.
The hospitality of the world class order attracts tourists from all over the world.
The complexities of life can be in a stand still just by the dream like charm of this palace.
How to Reach and Exact Location
One can reach Udaipur by air from anywhere of the country.
Udaipur also can be reached by rail and road from anywhere of the country.
After reaching the city every one can reach here by catching local buses and also can hire taxis or auto- rickshaws from anywhere throughout the city.