The City Palace

Udaipur is the most romantic city in Rajasthan and is known for its beautiful Palaces, lush gardens and sun-kissed lakes. Today, Udaipur with its exquisitely original and idyllic island-palaces and historic venues of The City Palace complex, offer warm hospitality and modern day grace through the HRH Group of Hotels. This city is also known as the “City of Dreams” and hence a perfect destination for memorable once-in-a-lifetime ‘Regal Weddings’. A dreamy wedding where a traditional welcome and red carpet will be laid out for you, your family and your wedding guests who will be treated as royal guests. And who better to offer this traditional hospitality than the premier Royal House of Rajasthan!

Weddings are a onetime ceremony and there are a lot of hopes attached to the weddings and we have delivered to the hopes and expectations of our guests giving them a very memorable experience and an emotional attachment to the city of Udaipur.

The City Palace of Udaipur has been the hub of activity during these weddings with many Film Stars, politicians, National and International dignitaries being in the guest list who also have whole heartedly appreciated the arrangements, services and the beauty of our exclusive venues.

 

SHIVNIWAS PALACE & FATEHPRAKASH PALACE,THE CITY PALACE,UDAIPUR

The Flagship Hotel Shiv Niwas palace (A grand Heritage Hotel) has won three times the best hotel award in India in last 4 years and Fateh Prakash Palace has won the same award for 2 consecutive years.

Originally Maharana Fateh Singhji’s residence, towering ramparts crowned with flagged turrets, sprawling balconies shielded by intricate chhatries, luxurious rooms styled in princely splendour with stunning views of Lake Pichola, and the town spread beneath it. The apartments around the awe inspiring courtyard hark back to the time, during Maharana Bhopal Singhji’s reign, when it was used as a place for entertaining personal guests

Fateh Prakash Palace, is one of the grand Heritage Palaces of HRH Group of Hotels Udaipur. The warmth and the hospitality envelopes you as you walk along the corridors lined with large paintings of the Mewar School that flourished in the seventeenth century through nineteenth century.

The hotel has won the National Tourism award for the best hotel in the Heritage Grand category for consecutively from last two years.

SHIKARBDI HOTEL

A Royal Retreat of HRH Group of Hotels, it nestles on the foothills of the Aravalli hills that provide a picturesque backdrop to this sanctuary-resort. Shikarbadi, cut away from the hustle-bustle of the city, was the former unting lodge of the Maharanas of Udaipur.For the adventurous, there are horse safaris taking you around the 250-acre sanctuary-resort filled with long-tailed monkeys, deer and majestic peacocks. The animals have a particular feeding time of 4:30 P.M. every evening, giving the guests to have a sure chance of sighting the animals.

Garden Hotel

Away from the City Palace Complex is the serene Garden Hotel; a circular building that has been a distinguished landmark for the city of Udaipur for it houses the renowned Vintage & Classic Car Collection. Garden Hotel, a Royal Retreat of the HRH Group of Hotels, is located across the edge of Gulab Bagh, a tree lined landscaped garden spread across acres of greenery.

THE DURBAR HALL,FATEH PRAKASH PALACE
The Durbar Hall at the Fateh Prakash Palace, Udaipur, has hosted state banquets and court celebrations, formal DURBARS, and royal weddings ever since it was built in the 1910s. It is resplendent with opulent crystal chandeliers and velvet canopies. From the galleries that surround the Durbar Hall, one gets a magnificent view of the Lake Pichola, Jagmandir, Lake Place and the Sajjangarh Palace. The Durbar Hall is a glorious venue for indoor banquets. Multi-cuisine buffets or sit down dinners can best be organised here to complement a Royal Wedding in Udaipur. The first floor gallery of the Durbar Hall houses the famous Crystal Gallery, probably the largest single private collection of crystal anywhere in the world

Durbar Hall, one of the most majestic halls in India, has witnessed Formal Durbars (Royal Courts), State Banquets, Wedding Receptions and Royal parties throughout the last century.

An ideal place to host exclusive lunches, dinners and conferences. To add to your comfort we have recently air-conditioned the hall. We assure that we will win your heart with our Mewari hospitality, the most appetizing food and our professional services.

JAGMANDIR

“The Jagmandir Island” is situated in the midst of Lake Pichola. Built by Maharana Karan Singhji in the early 1600s but takes its name from Maharana Jagat Singh (1628-52) who made a number of additions to it. It was in this pleasure Palace where, Prince Khurram, later on become the Emperor Shahjahan of Mughal dynasty, took refugee in this island in 1623. It is claimed that he derived his inspiration to build Taj Mahal from this island. This claim makes the whole event even more romantic.

This Island has hosted a number of grand events through the decades including weddings, theme parties and royal parties.

The guests are ferried in decorated boats across the lake in form of a procession to the Jagmandir Island in the middle of Lake Pichola, decorated with lights for the special occasion. The whole island has an encompassing view of the City Palace, Lake Palace, the Lake and the Aravali ranges of hills. The sight as one nears the island is stunning, as the whole island is beautifully illuminated and looks like a floating jewel. Once inside, the place transports you to another era, recapturing the essence of royal leisure palaces.

Suggestive Venue for Wedding and Dinner

THE ZENANA MAHAL,THE CITY PALACE COMPLES,UDAIPUR

The former palace of the royal ladies is now splendidly transformed to host candle-lit banquets. The Zenana Mahal, an integral part of the City Palace Complex, was built in the early 1600s and has witnessed innumerable royal weddings. Today, you and your wedding guests could be revealing in the historic luxury of Zenana Mahal and enjoying the sumptuous banquets laid out by our chefs to pamper the palate with multi-cuisine fare.

The Zenana Mahal is located at the end of the royal complexes, with the large spacious court or the Laxmi Chowk in the center.

Suggestive Venue for Mehandi/Sangeet and Dinner

THE MANEK CHOWK, THE CITY PALACE COMPLEX,UDAIPUR

The Manek Chowk,The City Palace Complex with the Mardana Mahal as the backdrop is another amazing venue for Formal wedding dinners. The overall effect of the backdrop is imposing yet elegant. Its landscaped lawns can accommodate up to 200 guests for a formal sit-down dinner and upto 500 people for buffet style dining.

 

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