City Palace, Udaipur, Rajasthan, India by Falguni G Pear

City Palace, Udaipur, Rajasthan, India

An inside image of The City Palace, Udaipur, Rajasthan, India, showcasing old utensils that were used to cook food for the royal family. With that, one can see the beautiful wall paintings depicting the culture of Rajasthan, India.
The City Palace was built over a period of 400 years with contributions from several rulers of the Mewar dynasty. Its construction began in 1553, started by Maharana Udai Singh 2 of the Sisodia Rajput family when he shifted his capital from Chittor to the newfound city of Udaipur.
The palace is located on the east bank of Lake Pichola and has several palaces built within its complex. It was built atop a hill in a fusion of the Rajasthani and Mughal architecture styles.