One of the most romantic cities in all of India, Udaipur is better known as the
City of Lakes. The marble palaces, the beautiful gardens and the placid blue lakes
enhance the beauty of the city.
It is situated along the national Highway No. 8. It is 1900 ft. about the sea level
and situated among the Aravali Hills. It was founded in 1599 AD by Maharana Udai
Singh and was named by his name.
Originally intended to be an astronomical centre, it later became a monsoon palace
and hunting lodge. It affords a breathtaking view of the Mewar countryside. This
place is also well known for sunset view and wildlife sanctuary.
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's centerpiece is a huge, graceful three-tiered fountain of scalloped
dishes surmounted by a wheatear motif (symbol of properity). It was erected in 1967;
a monument to Mohal Lal Sukhadia, one-Time Chief Minister of Rajasthan and a native
of Udaipur. Around the fountain is a circular lake, beyond which are pleasant gardens.
The young generation flock here on holidays and evenings to boat on the lake in
bizarre duck-shaped pedallos and to relax with refreshments at nearby cafes.
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.
City Palace UdaipurUdaipur City Palace is one of the architectural marvels of Rajasthan,
located peacefully on the banks of Lake Pichola. This majestic City Palace is the
most-visited tourist attraction of Udaipur and often distinguished as the largest
palace complex in Rajasthan. Initially, Maharana Udai Singh built this superb wonder,
but the present form of the Palace is the result of subsequent additions by his
City Palace boasts of the wonderful blend of Medieval, European and Chinese Architecture.
The Palace has various towers, domes and arches, which add to the flavor of heritage
site. Towering on the banks of Pichola Lake, City Palace is truly a feast to the
eyes. City Palace is a marvelous assortment of courtyards, pavilions, terraces,
corridors, rooms and hanging gardens. Encircled by fortifications, this imposing
Palace is wholly built in granite and marble.
Maharana Pratap Memorial in udaipur , Rajasthan is gigantic monument, located at
the top of the Moti Magri and is situated on the banks of the Fateh Sagar. Maharana
Pratap Memorial was constructed with the initiative taken by Maharana Bhagwat Singh
Mewar with the help of a public trust. The statue of Maharana Pratap seated on his
favorite horse, Chetak, is made of bronze, which is an alloy of copper and zinc.
The viewers marvel at the expertise with which the sculptor had prepared the figure
of the revered Maharana.