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Lake Palace or Jag Niwas

Lake  Palace Udaipur
Now used as a luxury hotel this Lake Place was built by Maharaja Jagat Singh II in the year 1754. Located on the island Jag Niwas this was named as Jag Mahal by its founder. This beautiful palace located inside the Lake Pichola has put Udaipur in world Luxury tourist destinations. This Lake Palace construed by using marble stones has a mixture of Moghal and Rajput architecture. This palace was subsequently used by Maharajas as summer resort. Taj group of hotels now manages this Lake Palace.

Jag mandir

Jag Mandir  UdaipurBy the side of Lake Pichola this is another palace built by Maharaja Karan Singh. This palace built by precious stones is another beautiful palace in Udaipur. Prince Kurram who subsequently became Mughal emperor Shahjahan took refuse here when he rebelled against his father Jahangir. Shahjahan was the son of a Rajput queen. It is from here Shahjahan was impressed by marvelous architecture and subsequently used the idea in constructing famous Taj Mahal.

Jagdish Temple

This beautiful Lord Vishnu temple was built by Maharana Jagat Singh I in 1656. This temple is located at old city of Udaipur and near the City Palace. While going to City Palace or on return this temple can be visited. There is a big statue of Lord Vishnu inside the temple. At the entrance there are 32 steps and two big stone elephants are placed.

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