One of the famous palaces of Rajasthan is the Fateh Prakash Palace in Udaipur. The corridors of the Fateh Prakash palace are adorned with huge paintings of the Mewar School, which flourished during 17th to 19th century. The Fateh Prakash Palace at udaipur was resided in by Maharana Fateh Singh. The main attractions of the Fateh Prakash Palace include:
The crystal gallery of Fateh Prakash Palace, Udaipur has a splendid
collection of crystals. The main collector of these crystals was
Maharana Sajjan Singh who ordered these crystals from F & C Osler
England. Unfortunately he, himself, could never see his amazing
collection. The reason was his untimely death. One of the famous pieces
of this crystal gallery is an intricate jewel studded carpet. The
gallery has a collection of numerous other crystal items including
tables, sofa sets, dinning table, dressers, fountains, beds, washing
bowls, decanters, perfume bottles and so on.
Durbar Hall is usually the venue for holding state banquets formal and
informal meetings. The most extensive and splendid Durbar Hall in India
is the Durbar Hall at the Fateh Prakash Palace. One of the grandest
chambers in Udaipur, it is massive as far as the size is concerned. The
most attractive feature of the hall is the chandelier hanging in the
middle of the hall. Other attractions of the Durbar include the
paintings of Maharanas and various weapons that decorate the walls.
There are a number of viewing galleries surrounding the hall. They were
meant for the ladies of the palace, to let them have a view from the
privacy of their veils.