Travelling in the state of Rajasthan can be an amazing experience as you discover its interesting history, witness majestic forts and palaces, and partake in the vibrant festivities along your journey. This royal state, located in the north-western part of India, has acres of inhospitable area in the form of the Thar Desert, but in terms of attractions it is the most rich state. If you are planning a trip to this culture and heritage-rich state, then do look for various travel packages in India deals on offer by leading travel websites that include tours to Rajasthan, as well. Though many of its cities and towns of this state are well known, its capital city Udaipur is the one that has the maximum popularity owing to its tourist attractions including forts, lakes and palaces. Speaking of palaces, the Monsoon Palace is one spectacular attraction of this city.
Previously referred to as the Sajjan Garh Palace, this magnificent palace was constructed between 1874 and 1884. It received its name from Maharana Sajjan Singh of the dynasty of Mewar. The purpose of building this palace was to witness the monsoon clouds and thus, its name was later changed to Monsoon Palace. Besides clouds, this glorious palace offers panoramic sight of lakes and other palaces of the surrounding regions. Perched high on the Aravalli hills, this building is the ideal place to watch a beautiful sunset. After the sun goes down, the palace is illuminated completely that creates a golden orange glow, which is a rare sight.
Known as the city of lakes – Udaipur is also known for its other attractions that include City Palace, Jag Mandir, Lake Pichola, Fateh Sagar Lake and Jagdish Temple. If you have enough time in your hand, then you must explore Udaipur and other cities of the state by availing package deals offered by various travel websites for Rajasthan tours to make your holiday a memorable one.