Best places to visit in Udaipur

Best places to visit in Udaipur

Best places to visit in Udaipur

Udaipur is also known as “the city of lakes” is one of the best destination in India to visit. Here you can see the incredible mix of the natural beauty of lakes and their regal heritage.

Here is the of best places to visit in Udaipur and popular lakes where you can visit and enjoy.

  1. Bagore ki Haveli
  2. City Palace of Udaipur
  3. Jagdish Temple, Udaipur
  4. Ekling Ji Temple
  5. Sajjangarh Monsoon palace
  6. Fateh Sagar Lake
  7. Lake Pichola
  8. Udai Sagar Lake
  9. Jaisamand Lake
  10. Rajsamand Lake

1. Bagore ki Haveli Museum

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Bagore ki Haveli Museum

Bagore ki Haveli Museum is located on the waterfront of Lake Pichola.

Bagore ki Haveli Museum is a traditional place in Udaipur to visit. Bagore ki Haveli was built in the 17th century by Amar Chand, the prime minister of Mewar.

There are a hundred rooms in the palace with various kinds of costumes and modern art in every room. 

There is a big painting of Mewar Queen’s Chamber which covers the whole wall. 

And there are also two Peacocks made from small pieces of colored glasses which show the glasswork of Mewar. 

Timings:- 9:45 am to 8 pm; 

Closed on Sunday

Contact:- Gangaur Ghat Marg Hotel Gangaur Palace, Udaipur 313001 India.

2. City Palace of Udaipur

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City Palace Udaipur

City Palace of Udaipur is in front of Lake Pichola and was built 400 years ago by Maharana Uday Singh, the emperor of Udaipur at that time.This is one of the best places to visit in Udaipur.
Symbolic structures of City Palace of Udaypur are:-

  1. The Gateway
  2. Amar Villa
  3. Badi Mahal
  4. Bhim Villa
  5. Chini Chitrashala
  6. Chota Chitrashala
  7. Dilkhush Mahal
  8. Durbar Hall
  9. Fetch Prakash Palace
  10. Rang Bhawan

3. Jagdish Temple, Udaipur

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Jagdish Temple

Jagdish Temple, Udaipur was built in 1651 by Maharana Jagat Singh, who was the king of Udaipur at that time.
Jagdish Temple is also known as the Lord Jagannath Temple and this one of the biggest Hindu Temple which is situated in the mid of Udaipur, Rajasthan.
The main shine of this Temple is the big four armed structure of Lord Vishnu
which is completely made from a single piece of Black Stone.
At the entrance gate, two massive elephants are there, which are completely made from stones.

Entrance fee:- N/A
Time required:- 1-2 hours

4. Ekling Ji Temple

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Ekling Ji Temple

Eklingji Temple is a very beautiful temple with marvelous architecture. The temple has two floors with a massive pyramidal style roof and a wonderfully carved tower which adds to its beauty.
There is a silver image of Nandi (bull) at the entrance of the temple. There are two other appetites of Nandi (bull) in white and black stone in the temple.

Timings of visiting:- Morning- 4:30 am to 7:00 am & 10:30 am to 1:30 pm
Evening- 5:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Aarti timings:- Morning Aarti- 5:30 am, 8:15 am, 9:15 am & 11:30 am
Afternoon Aarti- 3:30 pm & 4:30 pm
Evening Aarti- 5:00 pm & 6:30 pm

5.  Sajjangarh Monsoon Palace

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Sajjangarh Monsoon Palace

The history of this Monsoon Palace reflects the history of the Mewar Kingdom.
Monsoon Palace was built between 1874-1884 by the seventy-second king of the Mewar Dynasty.
The palace was built with white marble which is located on the Bansdara peak Aravalli hills range at the height of 944m (3100 ft ) above sea level.
This palace is mainly built to keep track of the movement of clouds in the area surrounding the palace, and also to employ people. The original planner to built four-armed this palace is Maharana Sajjan Singh.
There is a grand central court and many rooms and quarters in this palace. This palace is built with marble pillars, which are covered with exquisite motifs of leaves and flowers. This is also one of the best places to visit in Udaipur. 

6. Fateh Sagar Lake

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Feteh Sagar Lake

Fateh Sagar Lake is located in the city of Udaipur, Rajasthan. It is an artificial lake, constructed in the 1680s, in the northwest of Udaipur to the north of Lake Pichola.
It is one of the four lakes in Udaipur city.
There are three islands in Fateh Sagar Lake, the largest of these is Nehru Park (4Km) which is a very popular tourist attraction, the second one is public with an impressive jet fountain, and the third one is the Udaipur Solar Observatory (USO).
This lake supports and sustains groundwater recharge, drinking water, and agriculture and also provides emplotments to 60% population of Udaipur.

7. Lake Pichola

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Lake Pichola

Lake Pichola is built in Jag Niwas, in 1362 AD in Udaipur, Rajasthan in India and it is named on the village Pichola Which is in Udaipur.
Lake Pichola is an artificial lake of freshwater.
There is a dam over there to meet the drinking water and irrigation needs of Udaipur City and its neighborhoods.
Three lakes found in the surrounding area of Udaipur which connects the Lake Pichola and the Swaroop Sagar Lake connect by a bridge which is built by the king Maharana Swaroop Singh in 1842-1861 and this bridge connect to the Fateh Sagar Lake, the Crystal watered lake and the smaller Arsi Vilas.

8. Udai Sagar Lake

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Udai Sagar Lake

Udai Sagar lake is situated in the district of Udaipur, Rajasthan. Maharana Udai Singh constructed a dam in 1559 to ensure the proper and sufficient supply of water in his kingdom and Udai Sagar Lake was developed as an outcome of this Dam. Udai Sagar Lake is an artificial lake that contains fresh drinking water.

Udai Sagar Lake is one of the five beautiful lakes in Udaipur which is located in the eastern part of Udaipur. This lake is built in 1565 by Maharana Udai Singh and it is around 4km in length, 2.5km in width, and 9 meters deep. This Lake comes under the list of best places to visit in Udaipur.

9. Jaismand Lake

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Jaismand Lake

Jaismand lake is situated in the city of Udaipur, rajasthan.Jaismand lake is also known as Dhebar lake. Jaismand lake is India’s first and world’s second-oldest, a historical and largest lake that contains fresh drinking water.
This lake is in Udaipur District which is about 45.0 km from the district headquarters of Udaipur.
This lake covered around 87km when full. The hills in its south have a beautiful view of the lake.
The primary inflow and outflow in this Lake are from the Gomati river.

10. Rajsamand Lake

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Rajsamand Lake

Rajsamand lake is also known as Rajsamundra lake, near the town of Rajsamand in Udaipur, Rajasthan.
This lake is built by Raj Singh in 1660. This lake is around 2.82km wide, 6.4km long, and 18m deep.
This lake is used during World war second as a Seaplane base.


We hope the above information is useful for you. And I am highly recommending you to visit these places once.

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