Aug 27, 2011

Jag Mandir Palace, Udaipur, Rajasthan - 1873

Photographer : Colin Murray

The Rajput capital of Udaipur, is situated on the picturesque Lake Pichola in between two hills. There are many pleasure pavilions on the lake, the best preserved complex is the Jag Mandir. Built in 1551 of sandstone inlaid with marble it commands a magnificent view over the City Palace and the Lake Palace. The domed pavilion or Gul Mahal was built in a Mughal style architecture around 1621. Most of the other buildings are of the 18th Century.

Source: British Library