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Lake Pichola

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Address: Pichola | Rameshwar Ghat - City Palace Complex, Udaipur 313001, India
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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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nice lake

Lake Pichola is the main lake in Udaipur, It has very good view. It's worth to take the boat tour around the lake

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Lake Pichola is the main lake in Udaipur, It has very good view. It's worth to take the boat tour around the lake

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The famous lake picchola is where the famous Lake palace is situated, now a hotel run by the Taj group. So only residents of this exhorbtantly priced hotel can access the palace as even their dining facilities are restricted to residents only. There are boat rides on the lake from various points. The lake definitely looks better at night, when... More 

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Nice place to go. Good view, place to roam around near lake. Photography scope and a good time spend place

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is the only reason why Udaipur is known as Venice of the east and the most romantic place in India. It is a must visit place. Make sure you go to both sides of this lake 1st towards the city palace and then on the opposite side which is called the Ambrai Ghat.

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Took a public boat ride at lake pichola. Boat ride had two options -regular ( RS 150) or luxury (Rs 250 or $5) , difference being cushion- sofa style seats in luxury boat. Took regular as it was departing immediately when I arrived. Takes about 20 mins making a round trip around famous landmarks, palace, famous hotels and sites in... More 

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One of the best place, enjoyed lot, did boating, new view from center of Lake, lush greens surrounding with Hill view wow enjoye a lot.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A boat ride on Lake Pichola is a fabulous way to admire the beauty of Udaipur, India's "Venice of the East". City Palace glistens from the shore and the lakeside is teeming with life and activity. The cherry on top is the visit to Jagmandir Island. Beautiful architecture and a setting on the water, it’s a visual feast for the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Boat ride to palace is unique and must do in Udaipur. It is along with visit to City palace, Jagmandir Island.

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River pichola is the main highlight of Udaipur. The ticketing system was well organised and easily available as there were multiple counters to buy. 1 thing which I feel that can improve is the level of service at Jag mandir as it was quite slow and dull when I visited. We had to visit the counter again and again to... More 

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Lake pichola..i really found this was entirely a time pass location with not at such alot to do.. one can just see the lake and thats it..! If one is having extra time..can go then only!!

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