Named after the famous Rajput warrior, Maharana Pratap, the Maharana Pratap Memorial is perched on the top of Pearl Hill in Udaipur. It was built in the 18th century, by the then ruler of Mewar, Maharana Bhagwat Singh. Depicting various incidents from the life of the bravest of the brave, Maharana Pratap, the premises of the Memorial speaks highly of its numerous historical paintings. To the delight of history lovers, the memorial houses paintings of the Queen of Chittor, Rani Padmini, Meera Bai and various other legends.
One of the most popular attractions and the highlighted one in the memorial is the life-sized bronze statue of Maharana Pratap sitting on his loyal charger, Chetak. The statue is located amidst the beautiful Japanese garden in the memorial premises. Perfect for photography, the Maharana Pratap Memorial also displays delicate glass work in its interiors, which includes peacocks made of colored glasses.
Tourists Maharana Pratap Memorial can also enjoy pleasurable performances of Rajasthani traditional dance and music in the light and sound show, held in the evenings.
Places to visit near Maharana Pratap Memorial:
Other attractive places around the Maharana Pratap Memorial comprises Fateh Sagar Lake, Saheliyon ki Bari and Swaroop Sagar Lake. These sites lies in close vicinity of the memorial.