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Still ruled by a much-respected Maharaja whose magnificent City Palace forms the heart of the city, Udaipur is one of the most impressive cities in Rajasthan.

City Palace

Set at the southern end of the Aravalli Hills, Udaipur overlooks Lake Pichola with the world-famous Lake Palace appearing to float on the water. Over 400 years, successive Maharajas have created an architectural gem in the City Palace, with the original structure overlaid with countless courtyards, balconies and halls.


Buying the vegetables at the market, UdaipurThe city has plenty to offer and is a great place to practice haggling, with crafts, textiles and miniature paintings particularly good buys in Udaipur’s stalls and shops.

The relaxed nature of its residents and lakeside location make Udaipur a wonderful city for recharging your batteries.

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    • Udaipur City Tour
      Saheliyon Ki Bari Gardens, Udaipur

      Udaipur City Tour

      Udaipur City Tour

      The City Palace, overlooking Lake Pichola and the Lake Palace, is the largest palace complex in Rajasthan and houses a thoroughly impressive range of interior decoration, as well as a section on royal paraphernalia, toys and miniatures.

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