The place is situated 403 km southwest from the state capital, Jaipur and is called the 'Venice of East'. The city is surrounded by the magnificent royal palaces and beautiful lakes making the city famous by the name of 'Lake City'.
Narrow medieval roads take you from one place to another, with at least a small temple at each turning, making the city one of the most attractive destinations in all of Rajasthan.
Pichola Lake is one of the finest examples of architectural and cultural marvel that prevails in the city. The grand City Palace on the banks of the lake along with the Monsoon Palace (Sajjan Garh) on the hill above enhances the beauty of this magnificent city.