To see one of the most romantic cities of Rajasthan. Which is also known as the City of Lakes famous as the City of Dawn and is renowned for the beautiful Lake Pichola. A poet’s, painter’s and writer’s paradise, Udaipur travel is full of beautiful sights. Besides the lakes, there are palaces, museums, temples and gardens. which are a feast t the eye when you travel to Udaipur. A kingdom that was formed during the reign of the Sisodia dynasty for 1200 years. Has many tourist destinations in-store visitors to Udaipur. The major destinations that you can see when you travel to Udaipur include Lake Pichola. Fateh Sagar Lake, City Palace and Sahelion ki Bari. The deluxe hotels in offer you world-class accommodation when you travel to Udaipur. Travellers arriving at Udaipur are sure to have a memorable stay in the romantic city.
History of Udaipur
The history of states that it was established by Maharana Udai Singh II in 1568 after being defeated by Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb in Chittor. As the defeat meant losing his seat of power, Udai Singh II started looking for a place to re-establish his base. Legend has it that the king met a holy man meditating on the hill overlooking the beautiful Pichola Lake during one of his hunting expeditions. This hermit blessed the king and advised him to build a palace on the very spot, as it would be well protected. The king followed the advice and in course of time, the beautiful city of came into being near the Pichola Lake.
Maharana Pratap Singh took over the reins after the death of Jai Singh. And tried his best to defend his city from all sorts of external aggression. The history of Udaipur is replete with some of the bloodiest battles in Indian history. The Haldighati battle between. and the Mughals being of utmost historical importance. With the advent of the British, a treaty to protect Udaipur was signed between the ruler and the British. The history of took another important turn when it was merged with the Indian Territory after independence.
Tourist Places in Udaipur
City Palace Udaipur
The City Palace in Udaipur in Rajasthan includes the courtyards, terraces, corridors, pavilions, rooms and hanging gardens. A tourist must-see destination in Udaipur while your Rajasthan travel tour.
Maharana Jagat Singh built the Jagdish Temple in 1651 A.D. This Indo-Aryan temple is the largest and the beautiful temple of Udaipur. The temple is a must-visit for all the tourists who travel.
The Lake Palace
he picturesque lake inspired Maharaja Udai Singh to build. Included by slopes, sanctuaries, washing ghats, castles and banks; Lake Pichola is the significant travel fascination in Udaipur. The two noteworthy structures on the Lake Pichola include the two island palaces, Jag Mandir and Jag Niwas (Lake Palace).
Bharatiya Lok Kala Mandir:
This Indian folk art museum has an interesting collection having ornaments, puppets, masks, dolls. Folk musical instruments, folk dresses, folk deities and paintings.
(Garden of the maids of honour) A small garden made for the royal ladies contains numerous fountains including four delightful pools, chiselled kiosks and marble elephants.
Shopping in Udaipur
If you visit during your Rajasthan tour, remember that shopping in Udaipur is something you should never miss. A splash of colours welcomes you as you step into any of its markets. As you go around the shops, you will also notice. The warmth and friendliness displayed by everything around you, which makes shopping in a truly memorable experience.
The markets of Udaipur are mainly known for their exquisite display of Pichwai. Paintings and contemporary works of art by the local artists. Besides, you can also shop for marble handicrafts, carpets and ethnic jewellery.
How to Reach
Road: Which is the major road link between Delhi and Mumbai? A number of private and government buses. Connect to places like Delhi, Agra, Ahmedabad and a number of cities in Rajasthan. There are also taxis, auto-rickshaws and bicycles on hire that are easily available.
Udaipur falls on the Western Railway meter gauze network which connects to a number of major cities in India. The station is at a distance of 4 km away from the city centre. And has direct trains Delhi, Jaipur, Ahmedabad, Ajmer, Jodhpur and Chittor.
The Dabok airport is located 21 km away from the city centre and connects Udaipur to major cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Calcutta, Jaipur and Jodhpur.
Best Time To Visit Udaipur
October to March offer is the best time to visit.
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