Udaipur is located 1900 feet above the ocean level in the Aravili hill. It was built by Maharaja Udai Singh in 1559 AD. it is also known as lakes city, and Venice of the East. It is capital of previous princely of Mewar state. It is Most Romantic city of India. It is favorite wedding destination.
Major Attractions of Udaipur
Pichhola Lake was built by Pichhu Banjara it during the rule of Maharana Lakha in 1362 AD. It is the very oldest Lake in Udaipur. It is 2 miles wide 3 miles long and 30 feet deep. Two palace is located in the middle of lake whish are Jag Mandir and Jag Nivas (Lake Palace).
Lake Palace (Jag Nivas)
Lake Palace famous tourist attraction was built by Maharaja Jagat Singh in 1746 AD. This is now converted a popular hotel and it also has a hotel lake palace.
City Palace is located on a headland on the charming Lake Pichola. It is one of the majestic complexes in Rajasthan. The complex has 11 attractive Mahal with tower and balconies, offering a wonderful view of the lake and the Udaipur city. Jagdish Temple Jagdish temple was built by Maharana Jagat Singh in 1651 AD. It is largest and most beautiful temple in Udaipur. This Temple is famous for its handsome sculpts image and Shikhara of tower. It is dedicated to lord Vishnu and Goddess Laxmi.
Pratap Museum is located on Moti Magari in the Udaipur city. There are bronze statue of Maharana Pratap resident him horse Chetek. It was built by Maharaja Udai Singh in 1554 AD for his residence.
Saheliyon Ki Bari
Saheliyon ki Bari was built by Maharaja Sangram Singh it first in 18th century. It was rebuilt by Maharaja Fateh Singh because it was damaged by heavy rains.
Jag Mandir was built started construction by Maharaja Amar Singh in 1615 and it is completed by Raja Karan Singh in 1622 AD. It is believed that greatest tombs and garden of this Mandir motivated his to build the Taj Mahal.
Other sightseeing Places in Udaipur are includes Raj Mahal, Sajjan Niavs Garden, Nehru Island Park, Fateh Sagar Lake, Haldighaty, Bhartiya Lok Kala Museum, Monsoon Palace, Shilpgram, and Rose Garden etc.
How to Reach Udaipur
Regular bus services are available to Udaipur from all major cities of India and Rajasthan. Udaipur is well connected by road. Distance from major cities is Jaipur 403 KM, Kota 248 KM, Ahmedabad 250 KM, Agra 630 KM, Jodhpur 275 KM, and Mount Abu 185 KM etc.
Udaipur is well connected by Indian railway network to all major cities of India and Rajasthan. There are daily train services from Delhi, Mumbai, Calcutta, Bikaner, and Jaipur and many other cities.
Maharana Pratap Airport is situated 24 KM from Udaipur city. It has flights from all metro and major cities of India such as Jodhpur, Delhi, Jaipur, Mumbai, Agra, Calcutta, and Chennai.