Rajasthan is known for the grandeur of the monuments of every city. Udaipur, the historic historical capital of Mewar state, is known as the “City of Lakes” in the Rajput Agency. Udaipur is home to many forts and palaces that are somehow connected to the separate empire or history of India.

City Palace, Udaipur 

City Palace

City Palace, Udaipur

 

City Palace of Udaipur is a palace complex and is located in Udaipur, Rajasthan. By the contribution of many rulers of the Mewar dynasty, It was built over a period of about 400 years. 

While Maharana Uday Singh ||  of Sisodia Rajput family shifted his capital from East Chittor to the new city of Udaipur in 1553, construction of the palace was started. The City Palace in Udaipur was built in grand style. it’s considered to be the largest of its kind in the state of Rajasthan. It was built on a hill in a blend of Rajasthani and Mughal architectural styles, which makes the view of the city and its surroundings beautiful. 

Sajjangarh Palace 

Sajjangarh Palace 

Sajjangarh Palace, Udaipur

 

Sajjan Garh Palace is also known as The Monsoon Palace. The palace is built on a hill in Udaipur from where Fateh Sagar Lake is visible. This palace became known as Monsoon palace as it was built to see the clouds in monsoon.

It is also said that one of the reasons for the incident across the hill was that the palace was built here so that the king could see his ancestral home which was in Chittorgarh. It has recently been opened to the public because previously the place was owned by the Mewar royal family but is now under the control of the Forest Department of the Government of Rajasthan. 

Jag Mandir Palace 

Jag Mandir Palace 

Jag Mandir Palace, Udaipur

 

A palace has been built known as  Jag Temple on an island in Lake Pichola. It is also known as “Lake Garden Palace“. The construction of this Palace is attributed to three Maharanas of Sisodia Rajputs of Mewar Empire. 

It was finally completed by Maharana Jagat Singh I. When its construction was started by Maharana Amar Singh in 1551. And between these two, Maharana Karan Singh continued the construction. so the palace was named after him, giving credit to this king who completes the construction. The royal family used the palace as a summer resort and pleasure palace and for organizing parties.

Kumbhalgarh Fort 

Kumbhalgarh Fort is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Built by Rana Kumbha during the 15th century. The fort was occupied until the end of the 19th century. The fort is now open to the public. Every evening for a few moments it is lit surprisingly. the palace is 82 km from Udaipur by road. Lies to the west. after Chittorgarh Fort, It was the most important fort in Mewar. 

Bada Mahal

In the 17th century, the Bada Mahal is an incredible structural wonder. Built-in the Rajput-Mughal architectural style, the palace is considered to be the main section of the City Palace. The palace has a swimming pool that was used during the Holi festival.in the Holi celebrations, the pool is used to store and scatter water

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