The Sajjangarh Palace, also known as ‘the Monsoon Palace’, is located in Udaipur city in the state of Rajasthan. The Palace is named after Maharaja Sajjan Singh from the Mewar Dynasty. This palace was the grandest initiatives taken by its initial builder Sajjan Singh in the 18th century.
Beautifully constructed using white marble, the palace is located at the top of Bansadara Peak from the Aravalli ranges at an altitude of 944 meters and is situated 5 kms to west of Udaipur. As named, this palace was built particularly to observe the movement of clouds in the monsoon season.
It was also utilized as a summer retreat center for the Mewar Kings. The sunset view from the palace is extremely famous and liked by the visitors. The palace overall is worth visiting as it is a marvelous combination of architectural and natural beauty. One can have breathtaking views of the Aravalli Mountains, beautiful lakes, palaces and the entire Udaipur city.
Also, surrounding the palace is the Sajjangarh Wildlife Sanctuary spread over an area of 5.19 sq. kms. The sanctuary is home to wild animals like tigers, reptiles, neelgai, deer, sambar, wild boars, hyenas, panthers etc. Positioned high in the Aravalli hills, the palace glows magnificently in the evening as it is lightened decorously, which is a spectacular sight to see.