The main facade of the palace is quite striking and has a height of about 244 meters and 30 meters in width. The palace is homogeneous in design which is a unique feature of this palace and it is the construction of many structures because over time many additions were made to this palace.
Built with granite and marble, the interiors of the palace are exclusively decorated with intricate marble work, mirror work, silver work, inlay work, wall paintings, murals, and colorful glass. The elegant balconies, tall towers, and cupolas add another shine to the structure of the complex and make it more attractive. An evoking view of the city can be seen from the terrace of this place.
Inside the City, the palace is a labyrinth of long corridors which are designed to avoid surprise attacks by enemies. The entrance gate of this palace complex has an elephant gate, which is known as Hati Pol. At the entrance of this elegant palace, there is a beautiful Jagdish temple followed by Baru Pol or a big gate that leads the way to the courtyard. It leads to the triple gate or Tripoli.
This palace houses various luxurious apartments which overlook the entire view of the city of Jaipur. The Raj Angan or the royal courtyard is one of the oldest parts of this complex. It was built by Maharana Uday Singh.
The palace has 11 amazing palaces and most of them are now turned into galleries and the Mahals have been transformed into museums. The highest point of the palace where you can see hanging gardens with fountains, towers, and terraces is the Amar Vilas.
Structures in the City Palace, Udaipur:
- Amar Vilas
- Badi Mahal
- Fateh Prakash Palace
- Durbar hall
- Bhim Vilas
- Chini Chitrashala
- Choti Chitrashali
- Krishna Vilas
- Manak Mahal
- Mor Chow
- Rang Bhawan
- Sheesh Mahal