When it comes to the natural beauty the mother of nature has been very kind to “Udaipur”. There are many beautiful places you will see during the visit to Udaipur. It would be painful for someone to visit Udaipur and leave without seeing these mesmerizing beauty of Udaipur.
For the guest, there is the pleasure of boat rides on the lakes and color of markets, a vibrant art scene, the unique old-world feel of its heritage hotels and some graceful countryside to explore on cabs or horseback riding.
The only reason people get so attracted toward Udaipur is their beautiful places, lakes, etc. Come and let’s explore the beauty of Udaipur once.
It has been around 400 years of this beautiful palace – City Palace, Udaipur. Construction of this palace began in 1553, by Maharaja Udai Singh II of the Sisodia Rajput. This amazing palace is located on the east bank of Lake Pichola.
There are actually four major and many small castles in this complex that collectively build the magnificent City Palace. The main part of the palace is now preserved as a museum exhibiting artifacts.
The Lake Palace was built in 1746 on the island near Jagmandir in Lake Pichola, by Maharana Jagat Singh II (62nd successor to the royal dynasty of Mewar) of Udaipur.
It is a hotel now but originally called Jagniwas and served as a summer palace. The walls of this palace made of black and white marbles are decorated with semi-precious gems and ornamented niches.
Big celebrities like Lord Curzon, Vivien Leigh, Queen Elizabeth, the Shah of Iran, the king of Nepal and US First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy have visited here.
Sajjan Garh Palace – also known as The Monsoon Palace, named after Maharana Sajjan Singh. It is situated outside of Udaipur on the top of Aravalli hills. This place provides an amazing view of sunset also it offers a panoramic view of the city’s lakes and surrounding countryside. It is now under control of the forest department of Rajasthan.
This palace was made of white marble at an altitude of 944 meters. Maharana Singh wanted to build this nine-storey premises, but due to his sudden death, the plan was canceled.
Jag Mandir – this beautiful palace is located on the southern islands of Lake Pichola. It is also known as “Lake Garden Palace”. The royal families used this as a summer resort and also for hosting some parties.
The construction of this palace was started in 1551 by Maharana Amar Singh, after him, it continued by Maharana Karan Singh (1620–1628). And finally, this Palace was completed by Maharana Jagat Singh during his reign (1628-1652) after the death of Karan Singh.
The Palace had such an impression on Emperor Shah Jahan that it went on to become the motivation for one of the most magnificent Wonders of the World, The Taj Mahal.
This delightful lake adorned with hills and woods is located north of Pichola Lake. This is the second largest artificial lake is connected to Lake Pichola by a canal.
This lake extends to the length of 2.4 km, 1.6 km. in width and deep to the extent of 11.5 meters. And during the monsoon season, this lake covers the total area of around 1 sq. km. It is a nice place to explore and tourists certainly come to enjoy the tranquil beauty of this lake.
Gulab Bagh – also known as Sajjan Niwas, is the largest garden in Udaipur. It was constructed by Maharana Sajjan Singh in 1881. It covered over 100 acres, the garden proudly displays countless species of roses and many beautiful flowers, from which it also gets its name.
These are some places in Udaipur where should you go at least once during your Udaipur Tour
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