known as Jag Niwas, this stunning lake palace afloat on Lake Pichola,
was developed by Rana Jagat Singh II in the 1730s as a pleasure palace
because permission had been denied to him by his father to develop the
existing island palace of Jag Mandir.
have to sail through the southern end of the lake to reach the palace.
The Lake Palace amazes and delights you at every turn. Crafted out of
pure white marble, the slender carved columns, fountains, filigreed
screens, domed chattris to the bottom of its swimming pool, all were
created for the private frolics of a princess.
suggested to take lots of film, as capturing the misty beauty of the
palace may result into endless photo shoot. Situated 800 feet from the
banks and covering an area of 4 acres, the palace is a three storied
building, created out of yellow sandstone and marble slabs. The dome of
this palace looks like a crown. The interior is decorated with colored
stones. There is a spacious circular apartment built elegantly in white
and black marble, murals and paintings.Lake Palace Udaipur
Luxury Hotel In 1961, Maharana Bhagat Singh decided to convert Jag Niwas
into a luxury hotel because, as its design-consultant said, '
seemed the only viable way that it could be maintained'. It caught the
fancy of the international who's who immediately, and since 1971, it has
been managed by the Taj group of Hotels.