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Monsoon Palace-Panoramic View of Lakes and Palaces

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The Monsoon Palace, formerly known as the Sajjan Garh Palace named after Maharan Sajjan Singh is perched on top of Bansdara Mountain peak like a fairy tale castle in Udaipur. Originally, it was an astronomical centre later it became a monsoon palace and hunting lodge. The Monsoon Palace is located at such an altitude that it presents a magnificent views of Lake Pichola, Aravalli mountains, and surrounding countryside.

Visitors stream up here for the marvelous views, particularly at sunset. The Palace reflects the rich culture and history of Mewar kingdom. At the foot of the hill, Sajjan Garh Wildlife Sanctuary encircles the palace. It is a Safari Park with many wild animals like Chita, Sambar, Wild Boar, Blue bull etc. There is also an artificial lake called Bari Lake or Tiger Lake. Accommodation near Monsoon palace is not an issue as many luxury and budget hotels are located near the palace. The timing to visit the Palace is from 09:00 am to 06:00 pm.

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Location:
Udaipur
Rajasthan, India
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Ticket / Cost / Expenses
₹50
Time people usually spend here:
2 hours
Altitude / Height:
1965 feet
Latitude / Longitude:
24.5932750°N, 73.6392572°E
Distance from Udaipur city center to Monsoon Palace
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Read traveller's reviews about Monsoon Palace..

Overall Rating:4.4

reviews
  '5' out of 5
"Also known as Sajjangarh Palace, as built by Maharana Sajjan Singh. Very scenic place specially during monsoon. Situated on a hill near udaipur. It offers a great view of surroundings and udaipur city."
  '5' out of 5
"Sharp curvy roads to reach to this destination. Breathtaking turns but the destination worth it. If you are on trip to Udaipur then must visit this place. Check my photos uploaded for this place."
  '5' out of 5
"Its is great sightseen in udaipur and its is much high on hill but from the palace you can see whole udaipur and beautiful sunset also"
  '5' out of 5
"This is one of the best place I visited, you will get good cold fresh air even if at summer at 46 degree."
  '5' out of 5
"Great place to visit. Will have a good view of Udaipur city from the top. "

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