Places to Visit in Udaipur

The city of Udaipur is very beautiful and adorable and is located in the state of Rajasthan. It is distributed all around its water lakes and is overlapped by the luxuriant and lavish hills of the Aravalli Ranges. A city dipped in charm, rich traditions and passion, it consists of an engrossing and absorbing mix of sounds and eye-views. It also serves the purpose of a motivational and educational content for the vision and creativity of writers, poets and painters. Udaipur is also popularly known as the most romantic city of India and the Venice of the East.

Night View of Udaipur City

It is one of the most stunning and wonderful cities of Rajasthan and boasts of many visit-worthy museums, palaces, forts, lakes, historical monuments and havelis. The city has its own flavor and joy and is one among the many tourism places in Rajasthan. Some people and travellers even call it the Kashmir of Rajasthan. Udaipur’s picture carries forward its historic past and symbolizes and typifies its heroism, mightiness, gallantry and bravery. All these values are echofied and mirrored in the tranquil and still waters of Lake Pichola and offer alluring and exciting eye shots to the visitors and tourists. Some of the many important travel and sightseeing spots that the tourists visit during Udaipur tourism are as under:

City Palace

The City Palace is placed on the reserves and slopes of the Pichola Lake, and its construction was started by Maharana Uday Singh. It is basically a group of mansions constructed at different periods of time, beginning from 1559 AD. It also provides stunning and beautiful eye-views of the ‘Jag Niwas Hotel’ to its travellers and visitors. The Jag Niwas Hotel is a world famous lake palace hotel, and the city of Udaipur is situated on its one side and the Jag Mandir is located on the other.

The chief access and approach to this city palace can be gained through its triplex and multiple constructional and structural gates which lead to a group and chain of judicature and tribunal tracts, passageways, terraces, intersecting partitions and gardens. Other palaces like the Moti Mahal, the Sheesh Mahal and the Krishna Vilas are also present amidst the City Palace in remembrance of the princess of spectacular and impressive beauty. This palace is also house to many historical graphic arts and drawings, articles and documents, implements and tools and furnishing pieces which are seen and examined by thousands of visitors from all across the globe.

Jagdish Temple

Also known as Jagdishji, it is a temple and stellar memorial of Udaipur which is analyzed very carefully by the tourists and visitors from all around the world. This temple was constructed in 1651 by Maharana Jagat Singh the 1st and is a good sample of Indo-Aryan edifical structures. It is lifted and brocated on a high-rised terrace. It is a testimonial and approved recommendation, much like the persistency and determination of its creators and also stands for the flexibility and elasticity of its art-customs and practices. It connects a dual high-rise hall to a two fold high-rise sacred retreat and is the pride of the natives.

Pratap Museum

While gaining access to the City Palace, the continuous aligned route leads to the Government Pratap Museum, which consists of old solid three-dimensional carved figures and ancient documents. This museum also displays the old paintings of the Great Mughal Emperor, Shahjahan as a gift of friendliness and courtship by Maharana Khazan Singh.

Dudh Talai

Dudh Talai is a stunning and colorful arranged and set-up rock vegetation yard from where beautiful eye shots of the sun-set in Lake Pichola can be enjoyed by the travellers and tourists. Also, very stunning eye-views of the old Udaipur City are available to them. This garden also plays melodious fountain for them and is the main reason for its huge number of travel and tourist attractions.

Ahar Museum

Ahar Museum is situated at a distance of abour two kilometres towards the east of the city and is an astonishing and astounding group and unit of centotaphs of the Maharanas of Mewar. The dead bodies of nineteen Mahranas of the city were burnt here, and this museum serves as a memorial site dedicated to all of them by the people of Udaipur.

Fateh Sagar Lake and Nehru Park

Fateh Sagar Lake is a pleasant and enjoyable lake, which was built by Maharana Jai Singh. It is surrounded by forests, timberlands and hills and is situated towards Lake Pichola’s north direction. It is a man-made stilted lake which was excavated and brought out in 1678. It was built again by Maharana Fateh Singh later on. This charming lake is encircled by hills from all the three directions and by the Pratap Memorial in the north.

Situated towards the centre of the lake is Nehru Park, which is an endearing and adorable dry garden-land, which consists of a boat-concepted coffee-shop that is available while taking satisfying and fun boat rides in the lake. This lake is also famous for raising a star observation edifical structure and for being coupled with the adjacent and neighboring Lake Pichola through water-course ducts and channels having gates.

Gulaabh Bagh and Zoo

The Gulaabh Bagh and Zoo is a very striking and impressive rose garden that was arranged and set by one of the Maharanas of the city. It is located near the palace towards the eastern direction of Lake Pichola and has a zoo and library within it. The zoo is a compilation of wild animals and birds and the library houses some of the most uncommon and old compilation of hand- written documents and books. Wild animals like leopards, tigers and chinkaras are also kept in the zoo and can be seen easily by the tourists on any day of the year.

Pratap Smarak

It is a monumental construction and structure of the Rajput King, Maharana Pratap which comprises a bronze sculpture astraddle of his famous horse, Chetak. This statue looks out over the Fateh Sagar Lake and is placed on top of the Pearl or Moti Hill. This statue was built in the memory of one of the greatest Rajputana Kings, Maharana Pratap.

Monsoon Palace

Also known as Sajjangarh, it is a palace that is placed about one thousand and one hundered feet above its environment and around three thousand and one hundred feet above the sea level. It was constructed by Maharana Sajjan Singh in 1884 and appears amazing and simply brilliant during the monsoon time periods to everybody around and hence, the name. The monsoon palace also provides the tourists and visitors with wide and stunning bird’s eye-view of the city’s lakes, towns and historical constructions and structures and monuments and memorials.


Shilpgram is an interesting village and is situated at a distance of about three kilometres towards the west of the city and is an artisan’s village which has been organized and arranged by the West Zone Cultural Centre of the city. It is more like a lively anthropological museum which displays and shows the lifestyles, customs, practices, folk arts and other trends of the agrarian, rustic and tribal people of the western states of India. Also, its huts indicate towards and present the social, cultural and geographical differences and varieties of the various states that exist in India.

Lake Pichola

This lake is very important to the existence of Udaipur City and was established by Maharana Udai Singh. It is about three kilometres broad and around four kilometres lengthy and has a structural dam, known as Badipol. The lake was later on increased in size by Udai Singh and also envelops and encircles the Jag Mandir and the Jag Niwas Island. This lake’s eastern slopes and reserves include the City Palace, which goes on broadening. The lake is very stunning and attractive, which is why, so many tourists, visitors and travellers are drawn towards it.

Thus, visiting Udaipur, the most romantic city of India, is a fun and refreshing experience for the tourists and everybody else, as it boasts of stunning forts, monuments, temples, lakes and museums.

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