Udaipur is a City of Palaces and Havelies. 

 

Udaipur often referred to as the “Venice of the east” has a romance of setting unmatched in Rajasthan and all over India. The city is also known for its profusion of zinc and copper mines. Fantastical palaces, temples, Havelis, timeless streets, lakes adds the human counterpart to the city’s natural charm.

 

Udaipur is tagged as the most romantic spot in India. For tourists, the city offers exciting places, lakes, palaces, the tranquility of boat rides, bustle and color of bazaars, endless tempting hotels and what not. Udaipur is home to the largest artificial lake in Asia called Jaisamand Lake. The city has some great museums with the first car museum in India. The solar observatory in Udaipur is known as one of the best in Asia. Udaipur is also renowned for its miniature paintings.

 

The best places to visit and things to do in Udaipur are listed below.

1. Lake Pichola

Pichola lake is one of the favorite tourist destinations in Udaipur. Udaipur often referred to as the “Venice of the East” is also called the city of lakes and palaces. Limpid and large, Lake Pichola is one of the most beautiful tourist places in Udaipur. Pichola Lake is one of the oldest and largest lakes in Udaipur. The lake looks more enchanting with its mesmerizing surroundings.

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2. Boating in Lake Pichola

 

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3. Fateh Sagar Lake-Best Solar Site in Asia

Fateh Sagar Lake is an artificial lake in Udaipur named after Maharana Fateh Singh. It is said to be the pride of the city of lakes. It is located in the north of the Pichola lake. It lies just beside the entrance to Moti Magri Hill. Fateh Sagar Lake is well planned with three intake channels. It is embellished by three small islands which can be reached by taking a boat ride in the lake.

 

 

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4. Motor Boat Ride, Fateh Sagar Lake-Speed, Thrill and Adventure in Udaipur

Fateh Sagar lake is considered to be the pride of Udaipur. It is perfect place for adventure seekers, experience gainers and fun lovers. This pear shaped lake is encircled by hills, islands and valleys. Fateh Sagar is the best place for water sports in Udaipur.

 

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5. Udaipur City Palace

Udaipur City Palace towering over the Lake Pichola is one of the architectural marvels of Rajasthan. City Palace is the most visited tourist attraction of Udaipur. It is the largest palace in Rajasthan. It reflects a perfect blend of medieval, European and Chinese Architecture. The palace has balconies, cupolas and towers that give a wonderful view of the lake and the surrounding city.

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6. Vintage Car Museum-A Perfect Place for Vintage Car Lovers

Vintage and Classic car museum in Udaipur has a great collection of some rarest classic and vintage cars. Owned by Rana Sriji Arvind Singh Mewar, it is a heavenly place for car lovers. The museum has cars which are almost 70 years old and all are in working condition.

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7. Bagore Ki Haveli-A Royal Pleasure

Bagore ki Haveli is located right on the waterfront of Lake Pichola at Gangori Ghat. The massive palace has hundreds of rooms that display costumes and modern art. The splendid architecture of the mansion boasts of delicately carved work and excellent glass work. The Haveli looks marvelous with glowing lights in the night.

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8. Folk Show at Bagore ki Haveli-Evening Excursion in Udaipur

Dharohar Dance show at Bagore-ki- haveli is the best evening excursion that you will see in Udaipur. The cultural event features magic shows, puppet dance, folk dance, tribal dance, and more reflecting the beautiful Indian culture and tradition.

 

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9. Monsoon Palace-Panoramic View of Lakes and Palaces

The Monsoon Palace, formerly known as the Sajjan Garh Palace named after Maharan Sajjan Singh is perched on top of Bansdara Mountain peak like a fairy tale castle in Udaipur. Originally, it was an astronomical centre later it became a monsoon palace and hunting lodge. The Monsoon Palace is located at such an altitude that it presents a magnificent views of Lake Pichola, Aravalli mountains, and surrounding countryside.

 

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