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Bal Samand Lake Palace

Bal Samand Lake Palace

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Bal Samand Lake Palace is located in Rajasthan, India. It is situated between Jodhpur and Mandore Road. Jodhpur is 5kms away from Bal Samand Lake Palace.

 

What to see at Bal Samand Lake Palace: This palace is famous for Rajput Architectural style. Bal Samand Lake palace situated at Bal Samand Lake. This is the artificial lake created in 13th century. It was created as a reservoir which supplies drinking water to the city. This lake was built by Balak Rao Parihar. It is surrounded by lush green gardens. In this garden visitors can see trees like plum, guava, pomegranate, Papaya, Mango. Plenty of animals and birds can be seen here.

 

Bal Samand Lake Palace was built as summer palace. Currently it is acting as heritage hotel. At this place visitors can see charming palace suites. Major attractions are Lake View restaurant, Kebab konner, Garden Restaurant. At this place, several activities conduct. Those activities are Village safari, Horse safari, Horse riding, Royal Horse Buggy Ride, Lawn Croquet, cycling and Yoga.

 

What to see around Bal Samand Lake Palace:

Maha Mandir Temple: Architecture of this temple is the major attraction of this temple. It was supported by 84 pillars. Pillars were decorated with several designs. Pictures of several Yogasanas can also be seen here. It is located 7kms away from the Palace.

Mehrangarh Fort: In India, this is one of the largest forts. Within the fort there are several palaces. Most famous palaces of the fort were Sheesh Mahal, Phool Mahal, Moti Mahal, Daulat Khana, Sileh Khana. Major attractions of this fort are impressive armoury, furniture, costumes, instruments, folk music, miniature paintings, royal cradles, howdas, and collection of palanquins.  It is located 9kms away from the Palace.

Jaswant Thada: It was built in 19th century. White marble was used in the construction of Jaswant Thada. At this place visitors can see several portraits of Jodhpur rulers. It is located 9kms away from the Palace.

Government Museum: It is located in the middle of Umaid Public Garden. This museum is famous for miniature paintings, local arts & crafts, textiles and ornaments. Other attractions of this museum are images of Jain Tirthankars, manuscripts, portraits of rulers. It is located 10kms away from the Palace.

Girdikot & Sardarkot Market: This market is famous for fine Rajasthani Jewellery, marble knick knacks with decorative works, clay elephants, clay camels, handicrafts, Rajasthani Textiles. It is located 11kms away from the Palace.

Umaid Garden: Major attractions of this garden are fountains, seasonal flowers, roses, towering Ashoka Trees, Green Lawns. Area covered by this garden is 82 acres. Inside the garden visitors can see museum, a Zoo and a library. It is located 11kms away from the Palace.

 

Getting to Bal Samand Lake Palace: Only way to reach this place is through road. Before visiting this palace visitors has to reach Jodhpur as it is located near Jodhpur. Jodhpur is well connected with road, railway and airways. From Udaipur, Jaisalmer, Jaipur, Delhi, Ajmer, Ahmedabad, etc buses come to this place. Jodhpur railways are well connected with Kota, Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Mumbai, Jaipur, Lucknow, Guwahati, Puri, Ahmedabad. Jodhpur airport is well connected with Mumbai, Delhi, Udaipur and Jaipur.

 

Getting around Bal Samand Lake Palace: Buses and autos are available to visit the surrounding places of this palace.

 

Best time to visit Bal Samand Lake Palace: Best time to visit this palace is between November to March.

 

Where to stay in Bal Samand Lake Palace: It is the luxury hotel, plenty of rooms are available here. If People are looking for Budget, midrange hotels, plenty of hotels are available to stay in Jodhpur.

 

Where to eat in Bal Samand Lake Palace: In-house restaurant of this palace is one of the options to have food. Plenty of restaurants are available in Jodhpur. Jodhpur is famous for sweets. Famous sweets of this place are Maakhan Vade, Besan Ki Chaaki, and Mawa Kachori. Famous food is Mirchi Badas.

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