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Monsoon Palace (Sajjan Garh Palace) in Udaipur

Summer: 23 to 45° C (Very Hot)
Winter: 3 to 32° C (Pleasant)
Monsoon: July to September

Best time to visit:  September to March

Opening Time: 10:00 a.m.
Closing Time: 06:00 p.m.
Weekly Holiday: Open 7 days a week

Entry Fees for Indians Adults:  INR 10
Children:  INR 10
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Entry Fees for Foreign Nationals Adults:  INR 80
Children:  INR 80
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Located on the hilltop in Udaipur, Monsoon Palace is an impressive residence overlooking the beauty of Lake Pichola. Also famous as Sajjan Garh Palace, Monsoon Palace is named after the Mewar Dynasty – Maharana Sajjan Singh.
Showcasing a gorgeous view of the nearby palaces, lakes and fencing area, Monsoon Palace is constructed using white marbles. The glittering palace with its fountains, jharokhas and beautiful carving of leaves and flowers on the wallsmake the environment lovely.
Monsoon Palace has a unique water harvesting structure to collect rainwater. Many believe that the castle was built so that Maharana Sajjan Singh can get a view of his Chittaurgarh home through this palace. One of the less known yet interesting facts about this palace, it was used in 1983 for picturizing James Bond film ‘Octopussy.’ 
Other than this place, visitors can also explore several nearby attractions like City Palace, Jag Niwas, Jagdish Temple, Bhartiya Lok Kala Museum and Chini Chitrashala etc.

Road: Udaipur has excellent road network. State transport, deluxe buses and private taxis are available to reach the palace conveniently.

Railway: Ajmer Junction (located about 276 km.) is the nearest railhead to reach Monsoon Palace. Taxis and buses are available from station to the palace.

Airway: Maharana Pratap Airport (located about 32 km.) is the nearest airport to reach Monsoon Palace. Regular flights are available from major cities of the country. Tourists can book a cab from the airport to reach the palace conveniently.