shimmering Lake Pichola surrounds the Lake Palace with a unique
mystique, all its own. The Lily pond seems to carry that very mystique
inside, in the centre of the palace. Here, dining is a pleasure during
the day. And magic at night.
effect is that of time coming to a standstill. Nothing intrudes your
privacy, peace and tranquility. Leaving you to wonder if paradise can be
The Lake Palace Hotel is in fact a white marble
palace that seems to float miraculously on the still waters of Lake
Pichola. Probably the most romantic hotel in the world, this 250-year
old palace offers guests a unique blend of serenity and opulence.
Founded in 1568 by Maharana Udai Singh, 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.
fantasy island palace shimmering on mirror-calm Lake Pichola, the Lake
Palace is one of the most romantic hotels in the world.
Maharana, ruler of Jaipur from 1628 to 1654, was very friendly with
Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan and encouraged his craftsmen to copy some of
the glories of his incomparable buildings at Agra. The successive rulers
used this cool haven as their summer resort, holding their regal durbars
in its courtyards. These courtyards lined with columns, pillared
terraces, fountains and gardens all add to its impressive image.
rooms are decorated with cusped arches, inland stones of pink, and green
lotus leaves and painted mirrors. apartments like the Bada Mahal, Kush
Mahal, Ajjan Niwas, Phool Mahal and Dhola Mahal. All enhance the romance
of the elegant setting. Among the facilities available are swimming
pool, conference hall and a bar. Other events of recreation organised
here are excursions in and around and a bar other events of recreation
organised here are excursions in and around Udaipur.