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Luxurious floating Palace on lake Pichola

Glazura 04.02.2016 at 21:17

The Lake Pichola is one of the oldest artificial reservoirs of modern India and Rajasthan in particular. The lake is located in the city Udaipur, which is famous for its palaces and lakes. But the Palace in the middle of the lake – a local masterpiece.

lake Palace on the island of Jag Niwas gardens are not floats. However, visually creates that impression.

Despite the fact that the splendid architectural structure built on the island, many have the impression that the Palace is floating on the water surface.

the Pichola Lake, by the way, is not entirely artificial: once Maharaj ordered to extend its area of 8 km2. Around the city of Udaipur, known for its beautiful palaces, is a system of lakes, consisting of several reservoirs and allows you to adjust the water level in monsoon period, so it is also called the "city of lakes".

the Palace, decorating a lake, was built in the mid-eighteenth century, during the reign of Maharana Jagat Singh Second, the 62nd successor of the dynasty Mawar Udaipur.

In 1961, the year the Palace was transformed into a luxury hotel called "Lake Palace" ("lake Palace").

by the Way, in the dry season the hotel can be reached by land transport.