City Palace Museum, Udaipur

About City Palace Museum Information-Udaipur

The City Palace Museum occupies the maximum area of the City Palace Complex. It measures 33 meters high, 333 meters long and 90 meters wide. Finding way through the museum is like solving a puzzle as the palace was designed to hinder the enemy attack. The main part of the palace is now preserved as a museum displaying a large and diverse array of artifacts.

Located in the lower ring from the entrance is the armory museum. A huge collection of protective gear, weapons including the lethal two-pronged swords are on display.
Entry through the Ganesh Deori (or Lord Ganesh door) leads to the Rajya Angan, the royal courtyard. This is the place where Maharana Udai Singh met the sage who told him to find a city here. All these rooms are decorated with mirror tiles and paintings.

A collection of glass and mirror works are displayed in Manak Mahal or Ruby Palace, a varied and rich collection of miniature paintings can be found in the Krishna Vilas palace. The Moti Mahal or Pearl palace has beautiful mirror work displayed. And Chinni Mahal is decorated with the ornamental tiles.

Huge ornamental Sun is displayed in the Surya Chopar to depict that the dynasty of Mewar belongs to the Sun God. Central garden is the Bari Mahal with a city view. More historic paintings are displayed in the Zenana Mahal and it leads to the beautiful white pavilion.


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