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Address: Pichola | Rameshwar Ghat - City Palace Complex, Udaipur 313001, India
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02942424186
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Pichola Lake is one of the most beautiful and picturesque lakes of...

Pichola Lake is one of the most beautiful and picturesque lakes of Rajasthan, India. Located in the heart of the city, Pichola Lake is the oldest and one of the largest lakes of Udaipur. Pichola Lake is enveloped by lofty Palaces, temples, bathing ghats and elevated hills on all its sides. In the southern part of this lake, there is a hill that is known as Machhala Magra and one can see glimpse of Eklinggarh Fort from here. The City Palace of Udaipur broadens along the eastern banks of this lake. Built by Jagat Singh, Mohan Mandir is situated in the north-east corner of Lake Pichola. Lake Pichola comprises several islands that accompany the calm waters of the lake. The world-renowned Lake Palace is perfectly located on the Jag Island of this tranquil lake. Even the Jag Mandir, another destination of tourists, is located on an island of this lake. Above all, a trip to Pichola Lake would be incomplete with a boat ride. The pristine blue waters of the lake leave a soothing impact on the spectator. At the time sun-set, a boat ride in this lake is sufficient to enthrall anyone.

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Full-Day Private Tour of Udaipur Including a Boat Ride in Lake Pichola
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Sunset Boat Cruise on Lake Pichola in Udaipur with Private Transport
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Private Walking Tour: Walk Into the Lives of Udaipur's Artisians

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Beautiful Lake

Beautiful Lake. Its best to visit in the sunset time. Had a boat ride. there are lot of lake side candle light dinner options are available. Romantic place at evening.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Beautiful Lake. Its best to visit in the sunset time. Had a boat ride. there are lot of lake side candle light dinner options are available. Romantic place at evening.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Beautiful, serene lake once the private reserve of royalty and featured in the James Bond movie "Octopussy". The incredible palace in the middle of the lake is now a luxury hotel. Be sure to pay a visit to the island just visible behind the "floating palace" which is now a party/wedding venue. There are spectacular views of the lake from... More 

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Navi Mumbai, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Excellent sight with the palace and boats. Very photographable. Had some vies from various places. Serene views.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Quiet Blissful evening spent with family in a boat. Was wonderful experience seeing the sun set in front of us !!!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The lake is nice & decent & serene with a good boat ride to see all the attractions closer. The boat trip takes about 30 minutes. The sunset rides cost more. Good sites with many photo opportunities. It might be a bit hyped but definitely not worth a miss.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Cruising the lake takes you past some of the most beautiful architecture of centuries ago. At sunset, the palace which towers over the lake, glows a soft yellow light. The summer palace in the middle of the Lake is now a restaurant and hotel buzzing with people soaking in the ambience. A peaceful get away for a short time from... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It's lovely to see the palace & other places from the quietness of the river. We had a great tour guide who pointed out all the sites and we were able to take in the sites in a calm & cooling fashion. I would recommend it!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Nice lake, to hang around in the evening. very peaceful, an amazing view from the hotel of pichola lake can be seen which enhances your experience

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It feel so amazing to just sit and watch the sunset with beautiful wind on your face. One can imagine the luxury of the royals who used to stay in the palace and enjoy the view. This man-made lake though now hosts iconic taj palace but its a treat to just sit and watch the sunset

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Udaipur is called city of lakes and Lake Pichola is the main tourist attraction, majority of hotels are situated near it.Its a big man made lake.Staying in a hotel having Pichola lake view is a feast of eye,also there are many roof top/lake side restaurant/cafe having Pichola view.There are few points from where we can get boat,but the best is... More 

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