Check out: Lake Pichola in pics

The city of lakes, Udaipur is known for its history, culture, scenic locations and its Rajput-era palaces. The city has many attractive palaces and lakes and one such is Lake Pichola.  This artificial fresh water lake, was created in the year 1362 AD and was named after  Picholi village. Check out the beauty of the lake and the palaces around.

  • Boat RideBoat Ride You can see all the prominent places in and around Pichola lake in the 20 minutes boat ride. The ticket is very much affordable and multiple boat options are available.
  • The King's boatThe King's boat The king's old royal boat is placed in the centre of the lake. Ask your driver and he will give you the details about it.
  • The Leela PalaceThe Leela Palace Cars cannot go right to the door of this property so this modern day palace can be excessed through boat and rickshaw ride. The nuclear deal between India and America was signed in this hotel.
  • The Oberoi UdaivilasThe Oberoi Udaivilas This is also one of the heritage properties at the Pichola Lake. Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani was shot here.
  • Click the beauty Click the beauty It's a perfect place for the photographers so while enjoying the palaces at the lake brush your skills too and take some good memories (in form of clicks) along.
  • Jag MandirJag Mandir You will have to shell out a little extra to reach the Lake Garden Palace(as its commonly known as) on a private ferry from Bansi Ghat Jetty for it.
  • Darikhana RestaurantDarikhana Restaurant Relish a scrumptious meal at this spectacular eatery at the Jag Mandir Palace and feel like a king.
  • Camel rideCamel ride If you are in a mood just enjoy a camel ride with your friends or family outside the lake. It's approx INR 50/person. The best part is that you can climb up the stool and sit on a standing camel.
  • Taj Lake PalaceTaj Lake Palace A room in this heritage property will cost you close to 1.25 lakhs /night but seeing it from outside won't cost you much. The entry is restricted for only the in house guests.
  • City PalaceCity Palace The beautiful City Palace is considered the largest of its type in Rajasthan as it's divided into a hotel, king of Mewar's residence and a tourist attraction too. You can see the palace from outside during the boat ride but take out some time to explore this palace and the royalty attached to it.
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