An excerpt from a Traveler’s Diary to Udaipur

Udaipur when we talk about, is nothing short of a fairy land…

I got a chance to visit the ‘City of Lakes’ during one of my best friend destination wedding. We all guests were given a great welcome and our Palace stay was at ‘Shree Vilas’ one of the finest hotels near Shrinathji Temple.  Shrinathji Temple is one of the most famed temples in India; it’s believed that the idol of Lord Krishna worshipped in this temple has appeared from itself near Govardan Hill. However, coming to the venue, the wedding was hosted at the ‘Shree Vilas’ resort, facing the lake Pichola. One of the best thing about this lake resort is its stunning views and all rooms are lake facing.

Hotels near Shrinathji temple

Yeah! Trust me all rooms in this hotel is lake facing.

The rooms were lavishly decorated and adorned with royal touch. The basic amenities, facilities, and above all the five star stay was no short of living in a ‘Persian Palace’. I really enjoyed my stay at ‘Shree Vilas’.

I was notified by someone in the morning that ‘City Palace is one historical symbol not to be missed. Someone further added no tour is complete without a boat cruise at ‘Lake Pichola’. But, I started on my own instinct to explore the ‘Venice of East’. I unmasked in this journey the most exciting and fascinating museum of my life. From vintage cars to crystals the ‘City Palace Museum’ is just worth investing time.

I will just share some of the intriguing features of the museum…
1. The main entrance leading to the museum of ‘City Palace’ is known as ‘Badi Pol’.

2. Manek Chowk the emerald courtyard is the most beloved part of the museum. It’s adorned today with ‘book, clothing, souvenir shops, and the Palki Khana restaurant’. The star attraction is however, the sound and light show hosted at the chowk every evening’.

3. Pratap Gallery is the center of attraction for history, war, and heroism lovers. The gallery is dedicated to the legends of ‘Maharana Pratap the warrior and his brave horse Chetak’. It also displays the armors, weapons and original shields used by ‘Maharana Pratap’ in the battle of ‘Haldighati’.

4. Toran Pol: The Toran Pol is the gate of exit and the wooden structure hanging in the gateway is to be touched by the royal bridegroom on his wedding night with sword.

natural lake view hotel udaipur

The other important features are ‘Ganesh Deodhi, Badi Mahal, Badi Chitrashali Chowk, Mor Chowk, and Zeenana Mahal’.  Whenever, you visit Udaipur always ensure to book in advance any natural lake view hotel Udaipur. The hotels are in high demand here, so always book in advance. Even, Shree Vilas is good…

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Shrinathji Temple the Iconic Legend behind Udaipur

The city of Udaipur is adorned with beauty, nature’s splendor, Rajput valor, marvelous Palace, Hotels in Udaipur and captivating lakes. One cannot forget the fact; it’s because of its lakes that it has been compared to Venice. Now, we know why ‘Udaipur is beloved as the ‘Venice of East’.

Lake Facing Hotel Udaipur

What is the other name of this stunning city?

Udaipur is also known as ‘City of Lakes’ and is beloved by travelers. One can always enjoy boat cruise in the lake and feel the romanticist atmosphere all around with beloved. For, boat cruise one must not miss ‘Lake Facing Hotel Udaipur. Lake Pichola’s sunset cruise is world famous. It’s a must for every traveler.

Hotels in Udaipur

5 Things that make Udaipur a Must Visit City:

  1. City Palace
  2. Kumbhalgarh Fort
  3. Bagore Ki Haveli
  4. Sajjan Garh (Monsoon Palace)
  5. Lake Pichola

These are 5 must visit places or attractions when in Udaipur. Every place has its own significance. Let’s sneak peek into the 5 jewels of Udaipur.

City Palace: The stunning palace was built in year 1559 and was located at the banks of Lake Pichola. The Palace was built by Maharaja Udai Mirza Singh and its most striking feature is its 11 enchanting palaces within the palace. The other attractions are courtyard, terraces, pavilions, hanging gardens, antiques, and wall paintings.

Kumbhalgarh Fort: The fort is the birth place of Maharana Pratap and was built in 15th century by Maharana Kumbha. It’s the fort that has never been conquered and its wall boundary is second largest, being next to ‘Great Wall of China’. The wall is 15 km long and the fort is positioned at a height of 1180 meters.

Hotels near Shrinathji temple

Bagore Ki Haveli: The 18th century haveli is far famed for its splendid museum showcasing the vibrant culture of Mewar region. Ardent art and history lovers will find it the right place to explore. The museum is home to rare antique collections. Jewelry boxes, sandalwood hand fans, copper vessels, and hypnotic 18th century paintings. The abode of royal family consists of 100 rooms designed intricately. One must not miss the evening show held every day.

Sajjan Garh (Monsoon Palace): Sajjan Garh was built with a great purpose than leisure. It was built to predict the arrival of monsoon. Also the observatory to be built was to monitor the weather conditions. After the death of Maharana Sajjan Singh the work remained unfinished. The palace is the best platform to capture the cityscape its lake, natural beauty, mountain ranges, and is situated at a height of 1000 meter above sea level.

Lake Pichola: The Lake is man-made wonder and was created in 1362 and later extended by Rana Udai Singh II in 16th The boat cruise in ‘Lake Pichola’ can give you a look into the beauty at the banks decked with medieval period palaces, temples, ghats, and mountain ranges at the backdrop.

These 5 jewels are boost by an awe-stuck religious wonder famed as ‘Shrinathji Temple’. Shrinathji Temple is situated at 48 km north east from Udaipur city. Shrinathji is a form of Hindu God Krishna. The temple attracts huge number of devotees every day. Hotels near Shrinathji Temple are in high demand and needs advance booking. So, for a comfortable stay at the best hotel go for advance booking with your online travel agent.

Therefore, never miss the 6 best attractions of Udaipur. As Udaipur tour is incomplete without a visit to all these attractions.

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