The City of Udaipur is a beautiful tale of the Aravali Ranges, stretching to the stars and Lake Pichola calmly waiting for the sun to peak. The aroma of the city is purely magical and romantic. The spirit of Rajasthan which the city caries in its air, the crooked streets, and monuments of royalty make the city a blissful treat for the tourists. The city Udaipur has treasures of marvelous scenic beauty to offer its visitors.
City Palace is one of such blissful treats that Udaipur City offers. The marvelous structure of City Palace towering the Lake Pichola and surmounted with the towers and the balcony which is filled with echoes of royal Rajasthan. The Palace was founded By Maharaja Udai Singh II and then extended by several other kings. The City Palace promises incredible astonishments to its visitors and visitors can access the palace through two entrance gates. The Badi Pol at the northern end and Sheetala Mata at the south end are the two entrance gates where visitors can buy the tickets. The City Palace will charm you with its scenic beauty and unmatched architecture. The main part of the City Palace is open as City Palace Museum, decorated with paintings and artifacts which illustrates Rajasthani Art and Culture.
Lake Pichola is a lake which is 4 kilometers wide and 3 kilometers long and will mesmerize anyone one. With its surface reflecting the hills, stars and magnificent structure of City Palace it will create bliss in the hearts of visitors. The lake is one of the most beautiful scenic sights you must witness, and it will charm one’s soul. Experience of a boat trip with your loved one in the Lake of Pichola is magically romantic. The boat trip can be accessed through City Palace complex and the trips are organized hourly and its highly popular during sunset.
Sajjan Garh Wildlife Sanctuary is another gem in the crown of the royal Udaipur. The sanctuary is spread across 5 square kilometers of area and is the habitat for several rare species and wilderness. The Sanctuary is the home for Cheetals, jackals, tigers, wild boars and many reptiles. Grab your binoculars and cameras to witness the astonishing wilderness and nature at Sajjan Garh Sanctuary.
Vintage Car Collection Museum is a perfect portrayal of an elite lifestyle. Housed inside the Vintage Car collection is the 22 splendid vintage vehicles. 1934 Rolls-Royce Phantom is one of the gems from the collection used in The James Bond film ‘Octopussy’. The Cadillac convertible used to drive Queen Elizabeth II to the airport in 1961 is also one of the gems of the collection.
Darbar Hall in the city palace is a magnificent royal portrayal, built by Maharaja of Mewar. During the reign of Mahara Fateh Singh, viceroy of India Lord Minto had laid the foundation stone in 1909 and was originally named as Minto Hall. The walls of the Darbar Hall carries the paintings of Maharana and several other kings of the dynasty. Darbar Hall is the perfect portrayal of Royal Rajasthan.
The Royal Retreat Resort & Spa is situated in the heart of the city Udaipur. The resort is located in the Village Hawala on Badi Hawala Road. With our splendid location and experience of stay, we at Royal Retreat Resort & Spa aim to bring you all the magical bliss of Udaipur to you.