Udaipur The City Of Lakes

The next destination after Chittorgarh is Udaipur. This is the place for some royal sightseeing.

About Udaipur

It is also called as the city of lakes. The city is located on the banks of three lakes and thus, it gets its name. It is also surrounded by Aravali hills. Udaipur is filled with numerous attractions that would stimulate romance and creativity. This city is also called as the city of dawn.
Palace on Wheels train takes you on a dedicated tour in Udaipur that covers most of the important tourist destinations. Starting from palace hotels to temples, you can find numerous attractions here. This city was roughly formed 1200 years ago and was considered as the jewel of Mewar. It is one of the important tourist destinations in the country.

Sightseeing in Udaipur

You can see a lot of monuments in white here. The best of all is the City palace and the museum. This complex is the largest in the state. The museum has many interesting artefacts from various parts of the state. The next attraction is the Pichola lake and the palace hotel in the middle. Boating in this lake is an important tourist activity. UdaiSagar Lake is a good place for sightseeing and strolling. Pratap Memorial has a large statue of Rana Pratap which is made in bronze. Jagdish temple which was built in 17th century and is located near the city palace. Saheliyonkibari is a garden for strolling. Jag Mandir is a good place for getting a panoramic view of many monuments and the lake from the balconies. Bhartiyalok kala mandir is a good place to enjoy fort architecture in the state. Ahar museum is located in Ahar and has some rare collections.

Udaipur getaways

If you are ready to travel a little away from the main city of Udaipur, you can find numerous attractions. Ranakpur is known for its collection of Jain temples. Eklingji is known for a famous Shiva temple. There is a temple complex in Nagda which is famous and has many links with the history of the country. Ghanerao has many sandstone havelis which are popular tourist attractions. Kumbhalgarh fort is an important spot for some architectural sightseeing.

Nathdwara is known for pilgrim spots. Rajamand has many waterbodies withmany water based tourist activities. Jaisaland Lake, Balsamand Lake and numerous other lakes are found a little away from the main city of Udaipur. The royal city of Dungarpur and Haldighati are also important attractions. Narlai is famous for a fort of 17th century and many pilgrim spots of Hinduism and Jainism.