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Udaipur

The City of Lakes

14.2/5(609 Ratings)

Udaipur Tourism

Udaipur is famous for

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City Palace, beautiful view at night

City Palace, beautiful view at night  Video Review

City Palace

Ritu chauhan
2nd Oct 17

Just about the puppet show

Just about the puppet show  Video Review

Bharatiya Lok Kala Mandal

Akshaya Patil
29th Jan 18

Best view in Udaipur!!

Best view in Udaipur!!  Video Review

Shri Manshapurna Karni Mata Temple

Saket rathi
22nd Jan 18

Pichola lake and city palace

Pichola lake and city palace  Video Review

Pichola Lake

Saket rathi
22nd Jan 18

Awesome

Awesome  Video Review

Fateh Sagar

Bhoomiverma
14th Jan 18

Awesome view

Awesome view  Video Review

Lake Palace

Manish kumar Saini
30th Dec 17

Nice place, a visitor may spare 30min on this

Nice place, a visitor may spare 30min on this  Video Review

Saheliyon Ki Bari

Saswat kumar Nayak
13th Dec 17

Haldigati

Haldigati  Video Review

Haldighati

Tejas
4th Dec 17

Awesome

Awesome  Video Review

Saheliyon Ki Bari

Pawan
13th Nov 17

City Palace Museum : Udaipur

City Palace Museum : Udaipur  Video Review

City Palace Museum

Shripal
7th Nov 17

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Reviews (609)

"Destination for all age group"

Madhur sharma

Madhur sharma5.0/5

1 review

Udaipur

I visited Udaipur along with my family in the first week of September. We reached by flight and stayed in a hotel for 4 days near Fateh Sagar Lake. We enjoyed our Stay in Udaipur, Its a beautiful place with a lot of historical forts and palaces . . We visited Saheliyon ki Bari, Monsoon Palace, Sajjangarh Biological Park, City palace, Lake Pichola, KarniMata Temple Ropeway, Bapu market, Bada market and a lot more places. I strongly recommend visiting Udaipur once in a lifetime. Its awesome.

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Prashanth samrajyam

Prashanth samrajyam5.0/5

2 reviews

Wonderful city with rich heritage and culture

Udaipur is a must see destination. Don't miss this amazing city with a rich heritage and culture. It's lakes and exotic palace kind hotels should be experienced by all means. If you have plans to come to Udaipur, then I suggest you to stay in a palace hotel called, Niwas". I hope you visit Udaipur.

Udaipur Overview

History of Udaipur

Udaipur is among the top tourist destinations in Rajasthan. It also has a deep historic significance. It is believed that Maharana Udai Singh went on a hunt in the Aravalli Hills when he met with a hermit. The hermit told the king the fertile land on the banks of the Pichola Lake will serve as an excellent capital and will be protected by the hills. Consequently, it was established in the year 1553 as the capital of the Kingdom of Mewar. It is the birthplace of the legendary Maharana Pratap who fought against the Mughal conquest. In the year 1818, it became a Princely State under the British Empire and later became a part of India after Independence.

People and Culture of Udaipur

On a trip to Udaipur, one can experience the regal history of the city. Tourism, handicrafts and agriculture are some of the major mainstays of the people here. Udaipur is a popular tourist destination all over the globe and so, English has become a commonly spoken language along with Hindi, Mewari and Wagdi.

The city has a healthy population of Hindus and Jains. The major festivals include Diwali and Holi. Gangaur Festival, Jal-Jhulni Ekadashi and Hariyali Amavasya are some of the other major festivals unique to this area. The Ghoomar dance is also a speciality of Udaipur.

Things to Do in Udaipur

The list of Udaipur attractions is endless. Sightseeing in Udaipur is a highly rewarding experience with its royal palaces and crystal-clear lakes. Some of the top places to visit in Udaipur includes the City Palace and its museum, the Lake Palace and Bagore Ki Haveli. Udaipur sightseeing is incomplete without a visit to the Pichola lake and Fateh Sagar. Tourists may pay homage to the hero of Mewar at the Maharana Pratap Memorial. One of the most famous places in Udaipur is the ancient Jagdish Temple, built by Maharana Jagat Singh and is almost 400 years old! It is one of the best places to visit in Udaipur.

There are countless things to do in Udaipur. One can enjoy some quite time in the lush gardens of Saheliyon Ki Bari and Gulab Bagh. Among the top Udaipur tourist places is the Kumbalgadh Fort.

Food and Shopping in Udaipur

There are many must-see Udaipur places to visit; street food in the heart of the city is a must-try. Udaipur is the pinnacle of Rajasthani cuisine with delectable dishes like Ker Sangri, Kadhi, and Gatte ki Sabzi served with Bajra roti. This delicious meal is then concluded with a refreshing drink of Chaas.

Places to see in Udaipur also includes shopping in the city. One can shop for traditional Rajasthani silver jewellery and colourful ghaghras and scarves in Udaipur. The markets also have wonderful collections of bedazzled ethnic slippers. Main markets are Hathi Pol and Bada Bazaar where kaleidoscopic items can be found at bargain prices.

Accommodation in Udaipur

For travellers going on an Udaipur tour, there is a large number of transportation options on how to reach Udaipur. The state is well-connected by road, train or flight. Tourists can find accommodation in top-notch hotels in Udaipur such as The Oberoi Udaivilas, Shiv Niwas Palace and Jaisamand Island Resort. Udaipur is the perfect destination for all kinds of vacationers, especially for those looking to experience the essence of Rajasthan.



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Udaipur, Rajasthan

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Shakti Rayzon

Udaipur, Rajasthan
Udaipur, Rajasthan

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Shakti Rayzon

Udaipur, Rajasthan

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