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Rajasthan Places to see LAKE PALACE

At a glance

State:  Rajasthan, Udaipur

Interesting view: Lake Pachola

Belongings: Summer Residence of The Royal Family

Other attractions: it is now converted to a heritage hotel

Lake Palace was built below the Maharana Jagat Singh II's guidance of Udaipur state Rajasthan in 1743. He built this palace as a rich summer palace, in the beginning it was called as Jan Niwas or Jag niwas later than its establisher. From 1628 to 1654, the Maharana emperor of city Jaipur was very sociable with the emperor of Mughal Shah Jahan and started encouraging his craft artisans to duplicate few of the beautiful aspects of his default structure at Agra. Lake Palace was built as east facing, allowing its culture group to worship the god Sun at the dawn crack. The succeeding emperors were using this cool heaven as their resort of summer, keeping their royal durbars in the palace's courtyards aligned with pillared terraces, Gardens, columns and fountains. You will be surprised by seeing the palace's upper side room, this is a just right circle and it is around twenty feet in distance. The flooring is decorate with white & black marbles, the ramparts are made beautiful by using the ornaments with decorated & niches with different colored stones as same as Agra's Taj. In is built in Hindu pattern and the dome is extraordinarily delightful in form. They have used 12 enormous marble's slabs to built the room, Shah Jahan's throne was made until the one block of winding & there have also built little mosque which is devoted to Baba Kapuria. The other interesting objects are a Muhammedan Saint, over the island.  During the popular Indian Sepoy Mutiny, during the year of 1857 many families European fled. It was offered those by Maharana Swaroop Singh. The Rana demolished the entire town's boats, to protect his guests; because of this the rebels couldn't arrive to island. In the later half of the 19th century weather & time taken their fee on the extra water at Udaipur palaces. One French writer has described that Jag Niwas as gradually moldering in the lake's humid emanations. 

Staying is such a beautiful and amazing palace is just unforgettable experience; which you hardly get anywhere. Peaceful atmosphere, happily weaving water, clean sky makes a day very long, that you won't like to get finish. It is a real luxury hotel with 83 rooms and suites covered by white marble walls. It is located on a natural foundation of 4 acres, on the rock of the Jag Niwas Island in Lake Pichola. The hotel provides a facility if boat, so that guests can transport to the hotel from a jetty at the City Palace.  For this palace, there is no need of much decoration; its natural beauty is enough to attract everybody.

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