Sajjangarh Monsoon Palace, Udaipur

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Historic Site · Landmark
At Sajjangarh Monsoon Palace, visit the villain's residence from the 1983 James Bond movie, Octopussy. Explore the hilltop palatial residence which overlooks one of four lakes surrounding the city. Built in 1884 on marble pillars at an elevation of 944m (3,100 ft), the palace got its name because of the thick monsoon clouds which cover the hills. Initially, the palace was meant to be an astronomical center and a resort for the royal family, but King Maharana Sajjan Singh died prematurely and never finished the project. It was completed by his successor Maharana Fateh Singh, who loved watching monsoon clouds. PutSajjangarh Monsoon Palace into our Udaipur tour app and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • Since the property is under government maintenance, it is not the heritage it boasts of. The general public has made it dirty. However, the drive up to it is beautiful! Rent out a bike and enjoy the.....  more »
  • The view from top is good however the view from Karni mata temple is best. Some renovation work was going inside the fort. Not much to see inside apart from the view.  more »
  • I have really loved this place. Here the entry fee is Rs 55 and charges for both sided cab is Rs 95. And yes don't think about doing the hike as it's very far. You may take your car also by paying Rs 200. There is another gate here for the biological park. The road to palace is thrilling. The best part is the view of the udaipur city and lakes is breathtaking. There is a water facility here. And the sunset view is amazing. But you can visit anytime. There are lots of monkeys so be careful. There is one restaurant also but the food quality is average. It's a must visit as it's not as much crowded as City palace.
  • DETAILS Hilltop white marble palace surrounded by a wildlife sanctuary & offering panoramic city views. Entry fee for adult is 70, kids below 5 years of age have no tickets. If you have vehicle you can go your own. If not, they have facility to get you on top. 94 rupees per person, 54 rupees per child. You can go by cycle and two wheeler as well. It opens at 9am closes at 6pm. No public transport, only private vehicles and auto. Auto takes 120 to 200 from city to this place.
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