Best Places to visit in Udaipur

Udaipur, better known as the city of lakes and is one of the famous tourist spot in India.  It was established in 1559 as the capital city of Mewar Regime by the then Maharaj Rana Udai Singh.

There is a story that the king once met a saint at this place who advised him to construct a city and shift the capital here.

Famous lakes of Udaipur are the Lake Pichola,  Udai Sagar Lake, Dhebhar Lake and Fateh Sagar Lake.

Udaipur offers natural beauty with its beautiful lakes, gardens, sunset points etc.

Udaipur in Rajasthan

Every year many tourists visit this place to enjoy the beauty of the palace.

Udaipur offers  beautiful hill-top views, stunning beauty of lakes, greenery and meeting fun loving people without compromising with the budget.

There are many hotels available at affordable price and the people are very lovely and of friendly nature here.

1.SAJJAN GARH

Sajjan Garh in Udaipur was built by king Sajjan Singh in 1884. One has to pass through Sajjan Garh Wildlife Sanctury to reach the palace. Also known as Monsoon Palace, it was named Sajjan Garh after Maharana Sajjan Singh who was the ruler of Mewar Dynasty from 1874 to 1884 .

Sajjan Garh is called Monsoon Palace as it was originally built to get the view of monsoon clouds. This is also said that Sajjan Singh built the palace on top of the hills to get a view of his ancestral home of chittaurgarh.

Sajjan Garh

The maintenance of the palace is now under Forest Department of the Government of Rajasthan. This is one of the best places to visit in Udaipur and gives a very beautiful golden orange light view in the evenings with the sun setting down. So, if you are planning to visit Udaipur then do not forget to visit this palace.

2.SAHELIYON KI BARI

This is a beautiful garden which was built in Udaipur by Sangram Singh in the 19th century. It is said that the garden was personally gifted by the king to her queen after marriage. This was build for the luxury and relaxing palace of the maids and queen.

Saheliyon ki Bari

The architecture of the garden is eye catching with its lush green, fountains, decorations. Each water channel in the garden has its unique sound which enhance the ambience of the palace.

The garden has marveled elephants and many beautiful fountains. The palace was the favorite spot for the royal ladies and they along with their male and female companions would use it to stroll around and relaxing .

3. JAGDISH TEMPLE

Jagdish Temple

Jagdish Temple is one of the famous hindu temple which is located again in the Udaipur city of Rajasthan. It was originally called as the Jagannath Rai Temple which was changed to Jagdish Temple

The temple was built in 1651 and is raised on a very tall terrace and attaches a double storey hall to a double storey ambulatory.

4.DUDH TALAI

Dudh Talai

Udaipur is famous for its lakes, and one such lake is Dudh Talai Lake.

Dudh Talai Lake is located on the southern side of Shiv Nivas Palace in Udaipur. The lake has a beautiful rock garden, which gives the best scene during sunset on Pichoa lake. Pichola and M.L. Verma park are the two famous tourist spots in Dudh Thalai.

5. FATEH SAGAR LAKE

Fateh Sagar Lake

Unlike Dudh lake, this is an artificial lake and is situated in the city of Udaipur. The lake is named after Maharana Fateh Singh of Udaipur and Mewar and was constructed in the 1680s. This is located to the north-west direction of Udaipur, to the north of Lake Pichola.

The lake supports and sustains ground water recharge and water for drinking, agricultural and industrial purposes and provide employment to around 60 percent of Udaipur population. The lake is beautiful and should be seen during a visit to Udaipur.

6. AharAhar-Udaipur

Ahar is a museum in Rajasthan which is about 2 kilometers east of Udaipur. There are around 19 chattris in the museum that commemorate the 10 maharajas who were cremated here after their death.

7. BAGORE KI HAVELI

Bagore ki HaveliBagore-ki-Haveli is another beautiful haveli in Udaipur city of Rajasthan. It was built in the eighteenth century in front of  lake Pichola at Gangori Ghat by Shri Amarchand Badwa, who was the Prime Minister of Mewar that time. The haveli has many rooms which show the unique blend of modern art and also have glass and mirror works on them. The walls of the Queen’s Chamber are decorated with mewar paintings.

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Udaipur is called city of lakes and is one of the famous tourist point in India. Every year many tourist visit the place during their vacation and do the sight seeing there. There are a lot of things to do in the city in an inexpensive manner. There are beautiful hill-top views and lakes that have stunning beauty.

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