A Place Like Amravati 2, Udaipur City Palace (India Song)

2011, Printed later
Archival Pigment Photograph

Signed, titled, dated and numbered from edition of 5 on certificate of authenticity.

The Udaipur City Palace, a majestic architectural complex located in Udaipur, Rajasthan, epitomizes the grandeur of the Mewar dynasty. Constructed over nearly 400 years starting in 1553 by Maharana Udai Singh II, the palace showcases a blend of Rajasthani and Mughal styles. Positioned on the eastern banks of Lake Pichola, it offers panoramic views of the lake and city. The sprawling complex includes multiple palaces, courtyards, pavilions, and gardens, with highlights such as the elevated Amar Vilas garden, the rock-top Badi Mahal, and the Mor Chowk with its exquisite peacock mosaics. Adorned with intricate mirror work, marble inlays, and murals, the palace also houses the City Palace Museum, displaying artifacts and royal memorabilia. Today, it remains a prime tourist attraction, celebrated for its historical significance and architectural splendor.