Palaces, temples and lively bazaars

Udaipur is a former royal capital showcasing an extravagant selection of Rajput-era palaces and a beautifully romantic lake-side setting, with many of the exquisite palaces jostling against evocative ghats, temples and lively bazaars along the picturesque lake front.

  • Visit Udaipur City Palace, a sprawling, fortress-like structure that stretches along the eastern shore of Lake Pichola
  • The 18th-century Jag Niwas, or ‘Lake Palace’, is a former royal summer retreat. Today it’s an opulent hotel, and has appeared in films including James Bond blockbuster ‘Octopussy’
  • Explore the walled old city, strolling along its narrow lanes and browsing bazaars for textiles and jewels

When to visit

Jan 21°c
Feb 24°c
Mar 30°c
Apr 36°c
May 39°c
Jun 38°c
Jul 32°c
Aug 31°c
Sep 33°c
Oct 32°c
Nov 27°c
Dec 22°c
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