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’.
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.
5 Things that make Udaipur a Must Visit City:
- City Palace
- Kumbhalgarh Fort
- Bagore Ki Haveli
- Sajjan Garh (Monsoon Palace)
- 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.
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.