Tourist Places in Udaipur
Udaipur city is also known as the city of lakes. It is one of the most visited tourist places in Rajasthan. Located around stunning water lakes and enveloped by the Aravalli Hills in all directions. Udaipur is famous for its lakes, magnificent palaces, vibrant culture and delectable food.
Boating through the shimmering Lake Pichola is one of the most beautiful sights and highlights of every Udaipur trip. Also known as the Venice of the East.
There are many destinations for tourists in Udaipur such as :- Jaisamand Lake, City Palace, Monsoon Palace, Jagmandir, Fateh Sagar Lake, Jagdish Temple, Saheliyon ki Baari etc. The city was founded in 1559 by Maharana Udai Singh II as the new capital of the Mewar kingdom. The grandeur of the Rajput era is still prevalent in the city's architecture.
Famous Places in Udaipur
1. Lake Pichola :- Lake Pichola was built by Pichhu Banjara during the ruling period of Maharana Lakha in 1362 AD. The Pichola lake is 3 miles in length, 2 miles in width and has a depth of 30 feet. Maharana Udai Singh, enchanted by the charm of the lake, enlarged it and also constructed a dam on the shores of this lake. Lake Pichola is an artificial lake. During evenings, it seems the entire place has been dipped in gold as you can see the heritage buildings and the pristine water turning golden with the sun's reflection.
2. City Palace (Udaipur) :- It is situated on the banks of Lake Pichola. The City Palace in Udaipur is considered to be the largest royal complex in Rajasthan. The magnificent palace was built in 1559 by Maharana Uday Singh and served as the main seat of power, from where the Maharanas lived and administered the kingdom. The Palace now has an assortment of Mahals, courtyards, pavilions, corridors, terraces, rooms and hanging gardens.
3. Saheliyon Ki Bari :- Saheliyon Ki Bari is a majestic garden in the city of Udaipur. It is also known as the Garden or the Courtyard of Maidens. As the name suggests, it was made for the maidens who accompanied the Princess after her marriage to Maharana Sangram Singh. The mesmerizing Saheliyon Ki Bari is located on the banks of the Fateh Sagar Lake in Udaipur. It has beautifully landscaped lush green lawns, canopied walking lanes and magnificent fountains.
And many other famous places such as :- Sajjangarh Palace, Fateh sagar Lake, Ambrai Ghat, Jaisamand Lake, Doodh Talai Musical Garden, etc.
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