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Udaipur Tour

Udaipur, particularly known as the jewel of Mewar was founded by Maharaja Jai Singh in 16th century. The city endorses three major lakes namely Pichhola, Fatehsagar and Udaisagar. The three lakes are the magical splendors of the romantic city of Udaipur. On Pichhola lake, there stands the Udaipur Jag mandir, a famous palace of royal era. This is why the city is also termed as the city of lakes. The eloquent views and serene environment have made this city more beautiful and many Hollywood and Hindi movies have been shot in the picturesque locations of Udaipur. Situated amidst the Aravali Hills and the azure lakes, Udaipur has a picture perfect backdrop.

Major Captivations in Udaipur

Lake Palace :

chittorgarh fortBuilt by Maharana Jagat Singh II in 1754, the Lake Palace (also known as Jag Niwas) is the major landmark of Udaipur. It is located in the middle of Pichola Jagdish Temple, Udaipur Lake. It is really a wonderful island palace that appears to be emerging out of the gleaming blue water on the lovely Pichola Lake. The combination of the Lake Palace and the Pichola Lake creates the romantic ambience especially at the time of Sunset.

City Palace :

chittorgarh fortAnother major land mark of Udaipur city is the imposing City Palace and is considered as one of the largest royal complexes. The palace complex is situated on peninsula of breathtaking Pichola Lake. The palace complex comprise of 11 elegant palaces within the palace complex. The palace overlooks the exceptional panorama of Pichola Lake. This palace also contains a museum that highlights a rich collection of artifacts.

Jag Mandir :

The amazing Jag Mandir is yet another beautiful island palace on astoundingly beautiful Lake Pichola. This palace was built by Maharaja Karan Singh in the year of 1615 AD. That showcases the colossal statue of elephants and imposing cenotaphs which affix to its beauty.

Saheliyon-Ki-Bari :

chittorgarh fortAn 18th century beautiful garden was built as an oasis for the royal ladies to spend their leisure time. A visit to Saheliyon-Ki-Bari brings an opportunity to see beautiful lotus pool, enchanting fountains in the shape of birds, marble pavilions, flowerbeds, and the lush green lawns.
Apart from these attractions, Jagdish Temple, Fateh Sagar, Maharana Pratap Memorial, Rose Garden, Shilp Gram, Monsoon Palace, and Bhartiya Lok Kala Museum are also worth visiting attractions of this romantic city.

Best to Know About Udaipur

  • Also Known as : Lake City, City of Sunrise, Venice of East, Romantic City, Jewel of Mewar
  • State: Rajasthan
  • Founder: Maharana Udai Singh II
  • Location: Situated in southern Rajasthan
  • Distance : Ajmer (290 km), Ahmedabad (255 km), Bijapur (160 km), Bundi (280 km), Chittorgarh (112 km), Devigarh (140 km), Jaipur (425 km), Jodhpur (275 km), Kumbhalgarh (85 km), Kishangarh (315 km), Kota (275 km), Luni (250 km), Mount Abu (185 km), Nathwada (50 km), Pushkar (301 km), Ranakpur (90 km).
  • Area: 37 sq. km.
  • Population: 3, 66,000 (approximately)
  • Temperature: Summer: Max 38.3 C- Min 28.8 C Winter: Max 28.3 C - Min 11.6 C
  • Languages: Hindi, English, Marwari and Rajasthani
  • Major Attractions: City Palace Complex, Lake Pichola, Lake Palace, Jagdish Temple, Udaipur Solar Observatory
  • Excursions: Kumbhalgarh Fort & Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary, Ghanerao Castle,
  • Best Time to Visit: October to March