City Palace is one of the major tourist attraction in Jaipur. The palace was built by Maharaja Jai Singh II of the Kacchawaha clan of Rajput and later on completed by his successors. It also houses a museum that showcases the grand collection of 2000 weapons that date back to 1580. It has a good collection of various types of Rajasthani dresses a fascinating armoury of Mughal and Rajput weapons.
City Palaceis the largest complex that stands magnificently in Udaipur guarded by the strong fort walls. Initially, the building was started by Maharana Jai Singh II, the city founder and later on additions were made by his successors. The palace is embellished by balconies, tower and cupolas. It is beautifully crafted and settled overlooking the Lake Pichola.
A splendid example of Indo-colonial and the art-deco style of the thirties, Umaid Bhawan is one of the largest and grandest private residences in the world. The palace was built between 1929 and 1943 and over 3000 artisans worked over 14 years to create this magnificent edifice.