Lake Palace Udaipur is a Taj Group’s Hotel situated on the island of Jag Niwas in Lake Pichola, Udaipur, Rajasthan, India. A speed boat is used for transportation to the Lake Palace. Lake Palace Hotel in Udaipur is one of the most romantic hotels in India. Apart from romantic, Lake Palace Hotel is also India’s costliest Hotel for Royal luxurious experience.
Lake Palace Udaipur History :
Lake Palace Udaipur was built in 1743 – 1746 under guidance of Maharana Jagatsingh II of Udaipur. The following rulers used this cool haven like Palace as their summer resort, holding their royal durbars in its courtyards lined with columns, pillared terraces, fountains and gardens.
Bhagwat Singh decided to convert the Jag Niwas Palace into Udaipur’s first luxury hotel. In 1971, Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces took over management of the hotel and added another 75 rooms. Jamshyd D. F. Lam of the Taj Group was one of the key people involved in the restoration of the original property, bringing it to such high standards with his work and experience & was also the first General manager there & the youngest at that time in India. In 2000, a second restoration was undertaken.
Bollywood and even Hollywood is also damn impressed with royal beauty of Lake Palace Udaipur. Many Hollywood movies and TV series are shot here. Bollywood movies Yaadein, Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani were also filmed here.
Lake Palace also comprises several rooms by the name of Bada Mahal, Khush Mahal, Ajjan Niwas, Phool Mahal and Dhola Mahal that add to the beauty of graceful palace. These glamorous rooms are bejeweled with carved arches, paintings, crystal work, stained glass work, interior stones of pink and green lotus leaves.
Lake Palace Hotel Udaipur is having 66 rooms and 17 suits. The presidential suit of Taj Lake Palace hotel Udaipur costs Rs 6 Lakh.
How to Reach Lake Palace Udaipur? :
Udaipur is a big city in Rajasthan. If you are coming via air then there is availability of Airport but it is domestic. Jaipur airport is the only international airport in Rajasthan state. If you are coming by train then you will find train to all big cities of India from Udaipur. After reaching Udaipur, you have to go in speedboat from City Palace to reach the Lake Palace.
One would be surely mesmerized with the royal beauty and luxury of Lake Palace Udaipur.
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