City Palace And City Palace Government Museum , Udaipur

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City Palace And City Palace Government Museum , Udaipur - Address, Phone Number, Ticket Price

Address: Udaipur, RJ 313001

Phone: +91-2942419021

Ticket Price: 30 INR

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Time Required: 02:00 Hrs

Timings: 09:00 am - 05:30 pm Details

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The city palace is a beautiful construction from the era of the royals in Rajasthan. Sitting amongst the several palaces that have been built around Lake Pichola, this one is a gorgeous sight to see.

This palace might be one of the largest of its kind with intricately carved archways and delicate architecture. The influence of both Mughal as well as Rajasthani styles is quite apparent. It was built by the rulers of the Mewar kingdom. The Badi Mahal is especially stunning. Not only is the architecture quite beautiful, it also holds a pond of sorts within it. The Mor chowk has pretty stained glass work done in peacock motifs. The City palace is certainly a treat for the eyes. It is a surreal experience to walk the corridors and get an idea of what majesty the Rajasthani royals lived in.

If you have the time, you can also view all the surrounding palaces that are built in similar styles but with different elements. You could easily spend an entire day exploring this beautiful area. Be sure to try and find out more about the many tales and stories associated with the royals from locals or guides. There are a few ghost stories too.

City Palace Government Museum is basically a large chunk of the main city palace that has been the pride of Udaipur for centuries now. The part that is open and has been converted into the City Palace Museum is full of beautiful rooms, adorned with mirrors and royal tiles that will take you back into history in no time. This palace was built after Amar Singh I was born. It took almost 400 years to be completed and the intricate details will show you why.

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City Palace And City Palace Government Museum Information

  • Commercial and professional photographers require prior permission.
  • You can also hire one of the registered guides for tours with the museum – available in English, French, German, Spanish, Hindi and Gujarati languages.

City Palace And City Palace Government Museum Ticket Prices

City palace entrance to the permitted areas:

  • For adults: 30INR
  • Children(5-18years): 15INR
  • Boat ride: 400 INR (adult), 200INR (children of 5 -12 years) 

Ticket price of City Palace Udaipur: 

  • 250 for the museum tour with a guide. Adult/child Rs.115/55, camera or video Rs.225, ticket plus audio guide Rs.225.

City Palace And City Palace Government Museum Opening and Closing Hours

  • Last ticket sold at 4:30pm.
  • Evening activities (The Mewar Sound and Light Show):7pm – 8pm
  • English Language: October - March (All Week), Hindi Language: May - August (All Week)
  • English Language - April: 7:30 pm to 8:00 pm
  • Palki Khana Restaurant: 9am - 6pm 
  • Boat ride: 10am – 2pm (Winter) and 10am – 3pm (Summer) 
  • City Palace Museum: The museum opens at 9:00 am and the last ticket is sold at 4:30 pm. The museum closes at 5:30 pm.
  • The museum is open Sundays and all public holidays, except on the day after Holika Dahan in March. 
  • For other ticket details, visit the official website 

How To reach City Palace And City Palace Government Museum by Public Transport

  • By unmetered taxis, rickshaws, tongas, city bus from the city.

Restaurants Near City Palace And City Palace Government Museum

  • Aashiya Haveli
  • Upre
  • Ambrai

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  • It is a very historical and beautiful place. Well developed for tourists to know how people lived, fought and survived. Great place to interact and live your ancient history. Gives you many examples of ancient meticulous creativity and art in every aspect of life they lived.

  • a week ago This palace is extremely beautiful and it has a lot of rich heritage.Also, this place have a great architecture and design. I'm an art loving person myself, so I really appreciate what they have done with the place. Worth every penny and if you are a student then please carry an ID card with you as it could come in handy.

  • This palace is extremely beautiful and it has a lot of rich heritage.Also, this place have a great architecture and design. I'm an art loving person myself, so I really appreciate what they have done with the place. Worth every penny and if you are a student then please carry an ID card with you as it could come in handy.

  • Its a mixed feeling to be honest. The place is just huge and completing the museum tour requires energy and time. All in all it's definitely nothing compared to the other big forts specially given the entry fees one has to incur. But it is also something one shouldn't miss.

  • As Grand as a palace can get. Its massive. And takes a good few hours to explore it. Really Recommend hiring a guide to enhance your experience !!

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