Udaipur

General Information:

Area : 37 sq. km.

Altitude : 577 mts.

Languages : Marwari, Hindi & English.

Temperature : Max. 38°C and Min. 28°C in Summer. Max. 28°C and Min. 11°C in Winter.

Rainfall : 61 cms.

Clothing : Light Tropical in Summer. Light Woollen in Winter.

Best Season : September to March.

Udaipur

Udaipur

Introduction:

The City of Dawn, Udaipur is a lovely land around the azure water lakes, hemmed in by the lush hills of the Aravalis. It is also considered to be one of the most romantic cities in Rajasthan. The huge marvel palaces, the beautiful garden and the blue lakes enhance the beauty of this city. Udaipur was founded in 1559 A.D. by Udai Singh. Udaipur is the jewel of Mewar. Its kaleidoscope of fairy tale palaces, lakes, temples, gardens and narrow lanes strewn with stalls, carry the flavour the heroic past, epitomizing valour and chivalry. Their reflection in the placid waters of the lake Pichhola is an enticing sight. A vision in white drenched in romance and beauty, Udaipur is a fascinating blend of sights, sounds and experiences, an inspiration for the imagination of poets, painters and writers.

Getting There:

Air: Nearest airport is Dabok is 24 km. Daily flights connect Udaipur with major cities of India.

Rail: Nearest railhead is Udaipur. Udaipur is directly linked by rail with major cities of India.

Road: A wide network of bus services link Udaipur with several destinations.

Local Transport: Unmetered taxis, auto-rickshaws, tongas city bus. Regular city bus service is available for Dabok airport, Badi Lake, Bedala and Saheliyon ki Bari.

Tourist Attraction:

Udaipur City Palace

Udaipur City Palace

Sajjan Garh

Sajjan Garh

City palace: The largest palace complex of Rajasthan. It is a complete white structures standing majestically on a hill surrounded by crenallated walls, conglomeration of courtyards, pavilions, terraces, corridors, rooms & hanging gardens.

Sajjan Garh: The palace for the monsoon, it dominates the skyline of lake city and is clearly visible from most parts of the city. One can have the best sunset view from here.

Pratap Memorial

Pratap Memorial

Saheliyon-ki-Bari

Saheliyon-ki-Bari

Pratap Memorial: It is built on the hilltop of the Moti Magri or pearl hill, overlooking the Fateh sagar lake is the memorial of the Rajput hero Maharana Pratap with a bronze statue of the Maharana.

Saheliyon-ki-Bari: The ‘Garden of the maids’ bordering the embankment of the Fateh sagar lake. This small ornamental garden was a popular relaxing spot where royal ladies came for a stroll and hence the name. The garden has many fountains in its four delightful pools, chiseled kiosks and marble elephants.

Gulab Bagh: A spectacular rose garden laid out by in the garden has a rare collection of ancient handwritten manuscripts and books.

Fateh Sagar Lake

Fateh Sagar Lake

Pichola Lake

Pichola Lake

Fateh Sagar: The beautiful lake, overlooking by a number of hills on the three sides and the Pratap memorial on the north was built by Maharana Fateh Singh. The picturesque island garden of Nehru Park in the middle of the lake is worth visiting.

Pichola Lake: The picturesque lake that entranced Maharaja Udai Singh. It was later enlarged by the founder. The beautiful lake amidst the hills, palaces, temples, bathing ghats, and embankments. Two island palaces, Jag Niwas and Jag Mandir on the lake are of breathtaking magnificence.

Bharatiya Lok Kala Museum

Bharatiya Lok Kala Museum

Jagdish Temple

Jagdish Temple

Bharatiya Lok Kala Museum: A museum of folk art, it displays a rich collection of folk dresses, ornamental, puppet, masks, dolls, folk musical instruments and paintings of special interest.

Jagdish Temple: It was built by Maharana Jagat Singh in 1651 A.D. and is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. This Indo-Aryan temple is the largest and the most splendid temple of Udaipur with noteworthy sculpted images.

Excursion:

Rajsamand Lake

Rajsamand Lake

Sas Bahu Ka Mandir

Sas Bahu Ka Mandir

Rajsamand Lake: Rajsamand lake is situated at a distance of 66 km from Udaipur, this dam was built by Maharaja Raj Singh in 1660 A.D. The embankment is adorned with beautiful arches and chhatris are exquisitely carved.

Ahar: Ahar is situated 3 km from Udaipur. The ancient capital of Sisodias, Ahar boasts of a profusion of royal cenotaphs of the rulars of Mewar. A rare collection of antiquities including earthen pots, iron objects and other art items excavated in the region are displayed in a small Govt. Museum.

Nagada: Nagada is situated 23 km from Udaipur, was the ancient capital of Mewar. A place of great antiquity, its old name was Nagadraha. Nagada is famous for two beautiful monuments–Sas Bahu Ka Mandir and Adbhutji Ka Mandir that date back to 11th or 12th century.

Jagat: Jagat is situated 58 km from Udaipur. The splendid and well-preserved 10th century temple of Ambika Mata is known forties intricate carving in the outer walls. Popularly known as the Khajuraho of Rajasthan.

Kankroli: Kankroli is situated 65 km from Udaipur. An important Vaishnava temple popularly called Dwarikadhish. It is the most important temple of the Vallabhacharya sect, built to resemble the famous Nathdwara shrine.

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