As you set foot in the city of lakes, Udaipur, you will get to view magnificent palaces like the City Palace, splendid havelis and of course glistening lakes. Built on a hilltop, the City Palace Udaipur is surmounted by towers, cupolas, and balconies. View the facade of this palace that is around 244 meters long and 30.4 meters high and gives you a panoramic view of this city.
At the City Palace, you will get to view a number of royal palaces inside the complex. Each of these palaces has its own architectural brilliance as it blends Mughal and Rajputana architecture. Stroll around the Fateh Prakash Palace and view luxury artifacts like crockery, dressing tables, crystal chairs and others. You can view more crystal and porcelain items in Ruby Palace or Manak Mahal.
For art lovers, the City Palace in Udaipur will be a fun place to visit as the Bhim Vilas here has unique miniature paintings that portray the story of Lord Krishna and Radha. Another artistic piece of work is the Sheesh Mahal that has some intricate mirror work. Next, head to the Krishna Vilas in the City Palace of Udaipur and view the miniature paintings that depict games, royal articles, and festivals of the raja-maharajas. At the Chini Chitrashala, you will be floored by the majestic Chinese and Dutch ornamental tiles.
The last of these temples in City Palace is the Dilkusha Mahal that is known as the palace of Joy due to its wall paintings and murals. Pay your reverences at the Jagdish temple in this palace. You can also view the various gates at the City Palace that are called "Pols". The main gate is the 'Bara Pol', then there is the triple arched gate called 'Tripolia'. If you walk in between these gates, you will see eight marble arches or Toranas. When you cross the 'Tripolia' gate, you will enter the 'Hathi Pol'.
The City Palace Udaipur entry fee is Rs 250 for adults and Rs 100 for children. Go ahead and visit the City Palace and view this architectural marvel!