Tourist Attractions in Udaipur
Udaipur City Palace
The splendid City Palace, posing over the fascinating Lake Pichola, is one of the
most beautiful palatial structures. The elegant palace originally built by Maharana
Udai Singh II rises 30 meters above Lake Pichola and extends up to 244 meters and
has number of small and big palaces, museums and the gardens. The unique aspect
of this conglomeration is that the architectural design (a rich blend of Rajasthani,
Mughal, Medieval, European and Chinese Architecture) is distinctly homogeneous and
Udaipur is a lovely blend of water, lush green hills that set fire and passion in
poet and considered as Venice of East. The city has 5 beautiful lakes that add to
- Fateh Sagar Lake - An artificial lake constructed by Maharana in north of Lake Pichola
in 1678 and to the north-west of Udaipur. Every year a festival called the Hariyali
Amavasya Mela (Green New Moon Fair) is organized at the lake precincts, in the month
- Pichola Lake - An artificial fresh water lake, created in the year 1362 AD, named
after the nearby Picholi village. The lake’s surroundings and the several islands
within the lake have been developed over the centuries, with palaces, marble temples,
family mansions, and bathing Ghats.
Built by Maharana Bhopal Singh. Saheliyonki Bari means Garden of the Maids. This
garden area lies in northern part of the city and has fountains and kiosks, a lotus
pool and marble elephants. Each water channel has its distinct sound and the mingling
of these sounds complement the ambience of the place.
A very good place to spend your evening. This place has a small zoo, magic show,
puppet show, natkatamasha, dance shows and to top it all a nice Rajasthani dinner
- unlimited of course.
22 km north of Udaipur is one of the most famous temples of Rajasthan. The magnificent
architecture of Eklingnath Temple is simply remarkable.
An important historical site in the context of Rajasthan at a comfortable distance of 40 kms from the city of Udaipur. The term Haldighati has been derived from the yellow coloured soil of the place that gives a sense of turmeric (in Hindi).
Being located at the village called Jagat, at a distance of 58 kms in the south-east
of Udaipur. Built in 961 A.D, the Jagat Temple is renowned for its intricate carvings
in the exteriors.
Tourist Attractions around Udaipur
About 140 km from Udaipur, Chittorgarh was the capital of Mewar from 734 AD to 1559.
Chittorgarh Fort is a massive fort situated on a hilltop near Chittorgarh town in
Rajasthan state in India.
A 15th century fortress, built by Rana Kumbha of Mewar, with 36 km of walls. Over 360 temples are within the fort. It also has a wildlife sanctuary. Located in Rajsamand District, 64 km from Udaipur. The vista from the top of the palace typically extends tens of kilometers into the Aravalli hills.
A popular tourist hill station located 185 km from Udaipur. Highest peak on the mountain is Guru Shikhar, at 1722 meters above sea level. Mount Abu is home to a number of Jain temples especially the Dilwara Temples.
Shri Nathdwara (a pathway to Lord Shri Krishna) lies 48 km from Udaipur and literally means the gateway to the Lord. Devotees throng the shrine in large numbers during occasions of "Janmashtmi", the day of the Lord's birth, and other festivals like Holi. It is famous for its 'pichwai' paintings, with Shri Krishna in the centre and is recognized for profuse use of gold colour.
Ranakpur is widely known for its magnificent marble Jain temple devoted to Lord Adinath and is a "must see". Easily accessed by road, Ranakpur is around 100 km north of Udaipur. Its architecture is said to be better than even that of famous Taj Mahal.
The administrative city of Mewar region located 168 km from Udaipur. The city contains some of the exquisite Neolithic temples that adorn the Nagar style of architecture.