Monsoon Palace-Panoramic View of Lakes and Palaces
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.