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Udaipur City Guide

 

Udaipur Fast Facts

(Also Known as : Lake City, City of Sunrise, Venice of East, Romantic City, Jewel of Mewar State)

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. Udaipur Information Udaipur is one of the most worth visiting cities of Rajasthan, India. The city of Udaipur still preserves its old charm in form of its historical monuments, stunning havelis, elegant palaces and terrific temples.

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These all depict the culture and history of Udaipur. While you will travel in Udaipur as part of tours to Rajasthan, India, you will observe that there is much more in Udaipur to offers you mesmerizing experience.

Udaipur plays a major role in the boom of Rajasthan Tourism. In fact, Bharatpur tour is itself a major attraction of tourism in Rajasthan.

One cannot imagine complete tours to Rajasthan, India, without have a travel in Udaipur. Resting on the bank of lovely Pichola Lake, the city of dawn Udaipur, is popularly described as with many names such as Romantic City, Venice of the east, and City of Lakes. It is known as one of the most romantic cities of the world.

Apart from breathtaking Pichola Lake you will also have opportunity to see some other beautiful lakes during your travel in Udaipur, Rajasthan, India. During visit to Fateh Sagar Lake you will see two islands.

One has a Solar Observatory and the other one has Nehru Garden. Pichola Lake also has two magnificent island palaces, Jag Niwas and Jag Mandir.

Here you will see elegant Lake Pichola. Some Major Attractions in Udaipur Lake Palace : 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, Udaipur Travel PackagesLake. Built by Maharana Jagat Singh II in 1754, the wonderful island palace seems 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 during the time of Sunset. City Palace : Another major land mark of Udaipur city is the imposing City Palace.

It is considered as one of the largest royal complexes in Rajasthan, India. The palace complex is situated on peninsula of breathtaking Pichola Lake. The palace complex also houses 11 elegant palaces within the palace complex. The palace overlooks the exceptional vista of Pichola Lake.

The palace also contains a museum that shows a rich collection of artifacts. Jag Mandir : Besides Lake Palace or Jag Niwas, Jag Mandir is another beautiful island palace on breathtakingly beautiful Lake Pichola. This outstanding palace was built by Maharaja Karan Singh in the year of 1615 AD. During your visit to Jag Mandir, you will see a colossal statue of elephants and imposing cenotaphs which affix to its beauty.

Saheliyon-Ki- Bari : This beautiful garden was built in the 18 century. It was built as oasis for the royal ladies to spend their leisure time. A visit to Saheliyon-Ki-Bari provides you 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 Romantic City.

How to Reach Udaipur:

By Air : Udaipur is well-connected by daily flights with Jaipur, Jodhpur, Delhi, Ahmedabad, Jaipur, Aurangabad and Mumbai. Udaipur Airport (Dabok Airport) is just 24 km from the main city.

By Rail: The city of sunrise - Udaipur is also well connected by rail from all the major cities of India. The city of Udaipur can be also covered by the prestigious Palace on Wheels train. By Road : There is a good network of roads to arrive in the romantic city of Udaipur, Rajasthan, India. The city is well connected by bus services form the cities like Jaipur, Delhi, Jodhpur, Kota, Mount Abu, Chittorgarh and Mumbai.