The ‘City of Lakes’ was founded by Maharana Udai Singh in 1559 AD. It is rated among the most beautiful and the romantic cities of the world.
City Palace, it is the largest palace complex of Rajasthan. The white structure stands majestically on a hill surrounded by crenalated walls. The main gates to the palace are ‘Hathi Pol’. ‘Bara Pol’ and ‘Tripolia gate’. The ‘Mor Chowk’ or ‘Peacock Courtyrd’ gets its walls from the vivid mosaics in glass which decorates its wall. The Chini Chitrasala is noteworthy for its blue and white ceramics. There are numerous places like Dilkush Mahal, Moti Mahal, Sheesh Mahal etc. Lake Palace or Jag Niwas, this white wonder is the best example of Mughal – Rajput architecture. It lies amidst the turquoise waters of lake Pichola.