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10 Best Places to visit in Udaipur – The City of Lakes
28 January, 2020      Tuerism
  1. City Palace, Udaipur
  2. Nestled within the Aravali mountain range, City Palace is one of the most popular tourist attractions of Udaipur. Located on the east bank of Lake Pichola, The City palace, with contributions from several Mewar rulers, was built for almost 400 years. The construction of the City Palace was started in 1553 by Maharana Udai Singh II of the Sisodia Rajput family.

    Built completely with marble and granite, City Palace is a fusion of Rajasthani, Mughal, Chinese, and European architecture. Bara Pol (Great Gate) is the main gate to the City Palace complex.

    Situated in the precincts of the City Palace complex, Jagdish Temple is the biggest and most beautiful temple in Udaipur. The Zanana Mahal has been converted into a museum in 1974.

    The highest point of the City Palace, Amar Vilas has magnificent hanging gardens with fountains and towers. One of the most alluring factors of Udaipur, City Palace providing a panoramic view of the city and its surroundings.

    Visiting Hours : 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM

    Entry Fee : INR 300 for Adult
    INR 100 for Children

    INR 100 for Students
  3. Lake Pichola, Udaipur
  4. Named after the nearby village Picholi, Lake Pichola is situated in Udaipur city in the Indian state of Rajasthan. Pichola Lake is an artificial freshwater lake, which was built in 1362 AD during the reign of Maharana Lakha.

    The Lake was built by Pichhu Banjara, a Banjara tribe man used to transport grain during the reign of Maharana Lakha. Pichola lake consists of four main islands, Jag Niwas, Jag Mandir, Mohan Mandir, and Arsi Vilas.

    Flanked by islands, temples, palaces, ghats, and restaurants, Lake Pichola is one of the most famous tourist attractions in Udaipur. Lake Pichola, one of the city’s oldest and largest lakes, attracts millions of tourists with its beauty and tranquillity.

    The Lake Palace in the middle of the lake, which has been built on Jag Island, is one of the most popular attractions in the lake surroundings.

    Visiting Hours : 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

    Entry Fee : No Entry Fee

    Boat Ride :
    INR 400 for Adult
    INR 200 for Children
  5. Monsoon Palace, Udaipur
  6. Also known as the Sajjan Garh Palace, The Monsoon Palace is a hilltop palatial residence in the city of Udaipur. Sajjangarh was named after the Mewar Mewar dynasty’s Maharana Sajjan Singh (1874–1884).

    The Sajjangarh Palace was built mainly to see the monsoon clouds; Therefore, it is popular as the Monsoon Palace. The palace offers a panoramic view of the city’s lakes, palaces, and the surrounding countryside and a beautiful view of the sunset.

    Previously owned by the royal family of Mewar, it is now controlled by the Forest Department of the Government of Rajasthan and was recently opened to the public. The project was canceled with the premature death of Maharana Sajjan Singh, originally planned to become a Five-story Astronomical Center.

    It was then transformed into a monsoon palace and a lodge for hunting. Built with stunning white marble, The Palace is surrounded by Sajjangarh Wildlife Sanctuary.

    Visiting Hours : 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

    Entry Fee : INR 10 for Indians
    INR 100 for Foreigners
  7. Fateh Sagar Lake, Udaipur
  8. Expand over an area of 4 square kilometers, Fateh Sagar lake is one of the most popular visiting places in Udaipur. Fateh Sagar Lake is located in the city of Udaipur and is an artificial lake constructed in the 1680s.

    The lake is named Fatehsagar to honor the generosity of King Maharaja Fateh Singh, situated north of Lake Pichola just opposite Moti Magri hill. The lake of Fatehsagar has three small islands with various exciting activities.

    The lake has a wide range of fauna and flora. Reports from the Udaipur Lake Conservation Society suggest that the lake supports the recreation of groundwater, agricultural use, industrial use, and ecological water.

    Visiting Hours : 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    Entry Fee : No Entry Fee
  9. Jagdish Temple, Udaipur
  10. The largest Hindu temple in the middle of Udaipur in Rajasthan, Jagdish Temple is one of the most famous places in Udaipur. Dedicated to Lord Vishnu (Laxmi Narayan), Jagdish Temple was built by Maharana Jagat Singh in 1651. Jagdish Temple was originally called the temple of Jagannath Rai.

    The most beautiful example of Hindu iconography is the Sri Jagdish temple, which is three-storeyed, made of hand-carved stone, and is about 79 feet high. It is said that an estimated INR 1.5 million was spent to construct the building.

    Visiting Hours : 4:15 AM - 1:00 PM
    5:15 PM - 8:00 PM

    Entry Fee : No Entry Fee
  11. Bagore Ki Haveli, Udaipur
  12. One of the most visiting places in Udaipur, Bagore Ki Haveli stands on the waterfront of the surreal Lake Pichola at Gangori Ghat. Built by Amar Chand Badwa, the then Prime minister of the Mewar kingdom in the 18th century, Bagore ki Haveli is a marvelous assortment of jharokhas, a huge courtyard, decorative archways, and a fountain.

    After the death of Amarchand Barwa, the mansion was taken over by the Mewar royal family and made a residence for Nath Singh. The Maharaj Shakti Singh of Bagore further expanded the haveli with the construction of three arched entrances in 1878 and has since been known as Bagore Ki Haveli. There are 138 rooms in Haveli and it is decorated with excellent mirror work.

    Visiting Hours : 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM

    Entry Fee : (For Indian)
    INR 60 For Adults
    INR 30 for Children

    (For Foreigner)
    INR 100 For Adult
    INR 50 for Children
  13. Ambrai Ghat, Udaipur
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    Also known as the Manjhi Ghat, Ambrai Ghat is one of the best and the most popular ghats in Udaipur, Rajasthan. Ambrai Ghat is situated near the waterfront of Lake Pichola in Udaipur. Surrounded by many popular hotels, Ambrai Ghat is popular for its lakeside location. Ambrai Ghat is popular also because of the picturesque views of the City Palace, Udaipur, and the lakes around.

    Visiting Hours : 6:00 AM - 10:00 PM

    Entry Fee : No Entry Fee
  15. Eklingji Temple, Udaipur
  16. Dedicated to the Lord Shiva of the Hindu religion, Eklingji Temple was built in the 8th century. Located in the Kailashpuri district of Udaipur, the Eklingji (Eklingji is also the name of Lord Shiva) temple was built by the Maharanas of Mewar. The original temple in Eklingji was founded by Bappa Rawal, ruler of the eighth century, according to the text of the 15th century Ekalinga Mahatmya.

    Visiting Hours : 4:00 AM – 7:30 PM

    Entry Fee : No Entry Fee
  17. Jaisamand Lake, Udaipur
  18. Jaisamand Lake also known as the Dhebar Lake, is the second-largest artificial lake in India, after Govind Ballabh Pant Sagar. Stretched across an area of about 87 square kilometers, the Lake was constructed in 1685 AD under the reign of Maharana Jai Singh.

    The best way to explore every aspect of the lake is to take a boat ride in the Lake. There are three islands on Jaisamand Lake, the two bigger islands are known as Baba ka Magra and the small island is called Piari.

    Beautiful and a paradise for nature lovers, the Lake is surrounded by the Jaisamand Wildlife Sanctuary.

    Visiting Hours : 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    Entry Fee : No Entry Fee
  19. Saheliyon Ki Bari, Udaipur
  20. Located on the banks of the Fateh Sagar Lake in Udaipur, Saheliyon Ki Bari is a major garden and one of the most popular tourist attractions in Udaipur. Saheliyon-ki-Bari (Courtyard or Garden of the Maidens) was built by Rana Sangram Singh for the royal ladies in 1734.

    Visiting Hours : 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM

    Entry Fee : INR 10 for Indians
    INR 50 for Foreigners
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