Places to visit in Udaipur
Udaipur, the city of Lakes, is one of the most visited tourist place in Rajasthan. Udaipur is known for its magnificent palaces, vibrant culture, azure lakes and delectable food.
Top 10 Places to Visit in Udaipur
If you’re planning a trip to Udaipur, here is a list of places you must visit to explore the glory of the city. These places give you peek into the history of Udaipur rich in the culture and Traditions.
- Lake Palace
- City Palace
- Fateh Sagar Lake
- Kumbhalgarh Fort
- Bagore ki Haveli
- Karni Mata Temple
- Jagat Niwas
- Lake Pichola
- Saheliyon Ki Bari
- Ambrai Ghat
1- Lake Palace
Formerly known as Jag Niwas, Lake palace is one of the best places to visit in Udaipur. The Lake Palace was famous as one of the most royale and romantic hotels in the world. It is the best place to visit in Udaipur at night. The Taj Group took over the palace and has carefully maintained and restored the heritage of these most looked resorts.
The Lake Palace is resides by the Lake Pichola and is one of the top hotels to visit in Udaipur for honeymoon. This huge lakes comprises many islands, including one, which has lake palace.
2- City Palace
City Palace in Udaipur is constructed on the banks of Pichola Lake and considered to be the biggest complex in Rajasthan. The palace was build by Maharana Uday Singh in 1559 and served as the seat of main power. From where Maharanas lived and manage the palace. Later, the palace was made even more glorious by his successors, who added the number of structures to it.
3- Fateh Sagar Lake
Named after the death of Maharana Singh of Udaipur, Fateh Sagar Lake is an artificial lake which showcases the nature’s beauty. Built in 1687m it is the second largest out of the four lakes of Udaipur city. Boating in the backdrop of Aravali is a must activity to do here. Various types of boats are available at the service of the patrons, and you can choose your pick by yourself. The sunset at this place are incredibly picturesque, and you must visit this palace to experience the same!
4- Kumbhal Garh Fort
Located about 64 km from the city of Udaipur, Kumbhal Garh Fort is an architectural and one of the most beautiful place in Udaipur. It is surely among most extravagant forts of Rajasthan. With the huge wall stretched over 30 km, the fort is 1900 m above the sea level. The architecture of Kumbhal Garh Fort is simple yet impressive. A drive by yourself to the fort is quite enjoyable and the scenic view from the fort is sight to be hold, which makes it one of the most famous tourist places. If you are planning a trip with your family to Udaipur, don’t forget to add Kumbhalgarh fort in your list.
5- Bagore ki Hawali
Located near the Lake Pichola, Bagore ki Havali is one of the oldest havelis. It is the home to one of the most popular galleries indicate Rajputana Heritage and History. The haveli is known for its antique monuments and especially famous for revealing of the world’s largest turban.
6- Karni Mata Temple
Visiting Karni Mata Temple is one of the best things to do in Udaipur. Karni Mata temple is dedicated to the Hindu Goddess Karni Mata located on Machala Magra Hills in Udaipur.
7- Jagat Niwas
Jagat Niwas is a heritage mansion in Udaipur which offers comfortable stay and scenic views of nature’s beauty. This excellent property is a must visit to learn about the Rajasthani’s culture and values. This palace has different types of rooms available and serve delicious breakfast which you can enjoy during you stay.
8- Lake Pichola
Lake Pichola is an artificial lake and is one of the oldest and largest lakes of the city. This lake is observed by thousands of tourists from all over the world because of its history and beauty. Surrounded by lofty hills, bathing ghats and heritage buildings, it is a dream come true for nature and peace lovers.
A visit to Lake Pichola is incomplete until you take a boat ride, especially in the dawn. During evening it seems like the entire place has been dipped in the gold as you can see the heritage buildings and water turning golden with the sun’s reflection. The view of the place will take you to the different world and stillness and will also bring out your romantic side.
9- Saheliyon ki Bari
Build by Sangram Singh, Saheliyon ki Bari is a large beautiful garden located in the north of Jaipur. It is known for its pleasant lotus pool, excellent architecture, marbles, beautiful gardens, elephants and fountains.
10- Ambrai Ghat
Ambrai ghat is one of the most famous and best ghats in Udaipur also known as Manjhi Ghat. This place is filled with tourists as well as locals. In evening tourists can enjoy city lights and acknowledge the detailed view of Heritage hotels like Shiv Niwas, Jag mandir etc. from the ghat.
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