Udaipur City Palace

City Palace, Udaipur, is a palace complex situated in the city of Udaipur, Rajasthan. It was built over a period of nearly 400 years, with contributions from several rulers of the Mewar dynasty. Construction began in 1553, started by Maharana Udai Singh II of the Sisodia Rajput family as he shifted his capital from the erstwhile Chittor to the new found city of Udaipur. The palace is located on the east bank of Lake Pichola and has several palaces built within its complex.

Udaipur City Palace is one of the architectural marvels of Rajasthan, located peacefully on the banks of Lake Pichola. This majestic City Palace is the most-visited tourist attraction of Udaipur and often distinguished as the largest palace complex in Rajasthan. Initially, Maharana Udai Singh built this superb wonder, but the present form of the Palace is the result of subsequent additions by his successors.

The City Palace was built concurrently with the establishment of the Udaipur city by Maharana Udai Singh II and his successor Maharanas over a period of the next 400 years.The Maharanas lived and administered their kingdom from this palace, thereby making the palace complex an important historic landmark

The City Palace in Udaipur was built in a flamboyant style and is considered the largest of its type in the state of Rajasthan. It was built atop a hill, in a fusion of the Rajasthani and Mughal architectural styles, providing a panoramic view of the city and its surroundings. Overlooking Lake Pichola, several historic monuments like the Lake Palace, Jag Mandir, Jagdish Temple, Monsoon Palace, and Neemach Mata temple, are all in the vicinity of the palace complex.

City Palace Timings

09:30 am - 05:30 pm

City Palace Entry Fee

Particulars Amount (Rs.)
Adult (Age above 18 Years) Rs. 250.00 (Approx)
Child (Age 5 to 18 Years) Rs. 100.00 (Approx)
Child (Age below 5 Years) Free
All Types Of Camera Rs 250.00 (Approx)
Students in Group Rs. 100.00 (Approx)
Teachers with Student Groups (One Teacher with Every 25 Students) Rs. 100.00 (Approx)
Military Personnel / Para Military Forces and Their Families, Wife and Children (With Identity Card) Rs. 100.00 (Approx)
Handicapped Person Free