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View from the Udaipur City Palace, Rajasthan, India

The City Palace complex in Udaipur is so ornate there are palaces within the palace. Built in the Indian state of Rajasthan over a period spanning 400 years, the structure includes views of Udaipur, a city known as ‘Venice of the East.’ It was home to generations of rulers, many of whom added their own unique touches. Today it’s a major tourist attraction and served as a filming location for a film in the James Bond series.

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. It’s 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.
Address: City Palace Rd, Manak Chowk, Udaipur, Rajasthan 313001
Phone: 014151 10598
Construction started: 1559
City Palace Udaipur Front
Front Side of the City Palace