About Udaipur

Introduction:

The city of Udaipur is a lovely land around the Azure water lakes hemmed in by the lush hills of the Aravails. A vision in white drenched in romance and beauty, Udaipur is a fascinating blend of sights sounds and experience-an inspiration for the imagination of poets, painters and writers.
Udaipur is a royal city that had been the capital of Mewar rulers for centuries. The romantic city of Udaipur is better known as City of Lakes founded by Maharana Udai Singh Ji who laid the foundation stone of Udaipur in 1557 A.D.

Geography:

It has an average elevation of 598.00 m (1,962 ft). It is located in the southern region of Rajasthan. Udaipur's autumn / winter climate is the most appealing time to pay her a visit. Even in January, the coldest month, the days are bright, sunny and warm with maximum temperature around 28.3 °C (82.9 °F) which is very appealing and pleasant.

Tourism:

Udaipur is an admirable and very popular tourist destination for domestic and foreign tourists. It offers you many beautiful places to visit like forts, palaces, lakes, gardens, etc. It is also praised for its culture and traditions, and it is also a very famous marriage destination. Many celebrities, including film stars, business families, politicians chose Udaipur to hold marriage ceremonies and parties.
  • City Palace

    This is the largest palace in Rajasthan, construction of which was started by Maharana Udai Singh. This white marble architectural marvel, standing majestically on a hill is surrounded by crenellated walls. This huge edifice was added on to, by later rulers, but the additions are so well planned and integrated, it’s entrance to the palace is through 'Hathi Pol' (the Elephant Gate) along the main street of the old city, past the Jagdish temple. The 'Bara Pol' or Great Gate takes one into the first court leading to the Tripolia Gate which has eight carved marble Torans or archways. One is now led to a series of courtyards, overlapping pavilion terraces, corridors and hanging gardens. The Mor Chowk take its name from the fascinated mosaics of peacocks which decorate the walls. The Chini Chitrashala is especially attractive with its blue and white ceramics while the wall paintings of Lord Krishna's life at Bhim Vilas Palace command attention. The other palace are Dilkhush Mahal, Moti Mahal, Sheesh Mahal and Krishna Mahal. The Government Archaeological Museum in City Palace is very rich in artifacts and worth visiting.
  • Monsoon Palace

    Originally intended to be an astronomical centre, it later became a monsoon palaceand hunting lodge. It affords a breathtaking view of the Mewar countryside. This place is also well known for sunset view and wildlife sanctuary.
  • Maharana Pratap Memorial or Moti Magri

    Atop the Moti Magri or Pearl Hill, overlooking the Fatah Sagar Lake is the memorial of the Rajput hero Maharana Pratap with a bronze statue of the Maharana astride his favorite horse "Chetak".
  • Shilpgram

    Literally meaning "Craftsmen Village" is a living ethnographic museum depicting the enormous diversities in craft, art & culture between various Indian states. Shilpgram comprises 26 huts set in 70 acres of natural surroundings at the foot of the Aravali Hills.
  • Sukhadia Circle

    Sukhadia Circle, opened in 1970, has a magnificent three tiered fountain in the center and a structure representing the prosperity. This place is used as a evening relaxation place with beautiful gardens and a nice pond. It is a popular landmark in Udaipur and provides a beautiful view with the illumination of lights. The circle attracts many, especially children. Children make funs in the lawns and float toy boats in the pond. There are some duck shaped paddle boats and toy trains for children’s amusement.
  • Fateh Sagar Lake

    Lake Fateh Sagar, located to the north of Lake Pichola, which is an artificial lake constructed by Maharana Jai Singh in 1678. It is dotted by hills and woodlands. There is a canal linking the two lakes via Swaroop Sagar and Rang Sagar Lake. Nehru garden in the middle of the lake was originally known as the Jag Niwas, It took three years to build and was inaugurated in 1746.
  • Dudh Talai

    A beautiful laid out "Rock Garden" from where one can enjoy sunset view in Lake Pichhola and panoramic view of old city. Musical Fountain is an another attraction for the visitors.
  • Rope Way Udaipur

    Udaipur Ropeway is a prestigious project commissioned in June 2008. The promoters Omkareshwar Tradelinks Private Limited are engaged in promoting tourism in the state of Rajasthan by way of launching a number of adventure projects to enable visitors to get more value for their money. Forthcoming projects in the state of Rajasthan are Amusement Park at Gulab Bagh, Sport fishing and power gliding/para sailing.
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