The palace has many courtyards, pavilions, terraces, corridors, rooms and hanging gardens. The main entrance is through the triple arched gate, the ‘Tripolia’ with eight marble porticos. The maharanas were weighed under the gate in gold, the equivalent amount of which was distributed among the populace. The main part of the palace is now been converted in to an museum , in which very beautiful mosaics of peacocks at the Mor chowk, the Glass and Mirror work in the Manak and Moti Mahal and a beautiful collection of miniatures in Krishna Vilas.
Lake Palace Founded in 1568 by Maharana Udai Singh is now converted into a hotel.The Lake city of Udaipur is often referred as the 'Venice of the East'. Studded with extravagant palaces, hilltop fortresses, awe-inspiring temples and romantic gardens filled with blossoming trees, this 'City of Dreams' is, not surprisingly, a favourite with travellers, both Indian and Foreign. A fantasy island palace shimmering on mirror-calm Lake Pichola is one of the most romantic hotels in the world.
Lake retreat built by Maharana as refugee for Prince Shanjahan. The Palace made in red stone of translucent thinness, was once laid with rubies and jasper. The island has an impressive chattri carved from gray blue stone and is flanked by a row of enormous stone elephants. It was built by Jagat Singh I in the midst of the city, on the street that leads to the palace. Its walls are covered with bas-relief, friezes of makar (crocodiles), elephants, carved dancers statue of Garuda.
Saheliyon Ki Bari
The "garden of the maids of honour", Sahelion-ki-Bari was designed and laid out
early in the eighteenth century as a retreat for ladies of the royal household to spend their time in leisure. The lotus pool, fountains, lawns, flowerbeds, and marble pavilions all combine to make it a captivating place.
The Pichola lake is surrounded by hills, gardens, havelis, ghats and temples. The lake was enlarged by Maharana Udai Singh, who found this city. the two islands on the lake Jag mandir and Jag Niwas present a magnificent sight. Boat rides is the major attraction of this place.
The Ahar Museum displays the royal cenotaphs and memorials of the Maharajas of Mewar. These cenotaphs are some of the most remarkable and noteworthy pieces of architecture exhibited in the Ahar Museum. There are about nineteen cenotaphs of the great Maharanas which are cremated there. Among all the cenotaphs in Museum, one of the most striking cenotaphs is that of Maharana Amar Singh, who ruled during the period 1597 to 1620. The work of art attached to these cenotaphs are something to look out for.
Fateh Sagar built by Maharana Fateh Sagar. In the middle of this beautiful lake is a Nehru Park, a lovely garden island with a boat shaped cafe accessible by an enjoyable boat rides.