Popularly known as the romantic city of the country, Udaipur is best known for its lakes and palaces. The city has many other names to its credit including ‘Venice of the East’ and ‘The City of Lakes’. Udaipur is in the state of Rajasthan and has a rich historical and cultural background. The architectural qualities of the city reflect the grandeur of the times of Rajputs and serve as a picturesque landscape. Along with the natural beauty of the city, every traveller talks about the Udaipur hotels in a grand way, due to the great hospitality and amazing location.
Experiencing Udaipur is not just about witnessing the spectacular views but also observing the royalty amidst the regal beauty of the city. Five must-visit places in the city include:
Udaipur City Palace: Nestled on the eastern bank of Lake Pichola, Udaipur City Palace is a complete and pure fusion of Mughal and Rajasthani architectural styles. Offering a panoramic view, the City Palace makes you stunned with its breathtaking views. The palace has two courtyards, terraces, pavilions, and a lot more which attract thousands of tourists every year. Everything and every part of the palace is magnificent, be it architecture, antiques or exclusive paintings that can easily be found hanging on the walls.
Lake Pichola: An artificial freshwater lake, Lake Pichola is where the heart of many tourists resides. With two islands, Jag Mandir and Jag Niwas, Lake Pichola now serves as a heritage hotel. Second, on the list after City palace, the lake is human-made and is spread over four kms. Believed to be one of the most beautiful ones, the lake also offers a boat ride which starts from Rameshwar Ghat in the City Palace. Moreover, at Jag Niwas Island, you get a wonderful opportunity to witness the Lake Palace popularly known as Taj Lake Palace. Additionally, at Jag Mandir Island, as the name suggests, you get a chance to visit the famous palace- Jag Mandir.
Lake Fatehsagar: Lake Fatehsagar has the grandeur in its name itself and is a famous charm of the Udaipur city. Situated in the North of Lake Pichola, visiting Lake Fatehsagar is a complete fun as you get to go on a boat ride and enjoy the views and pleasant breeze. The best part about the lake is that it has three islands and Nehru Park is the one you must visit. Moreover, your kids won’t feel bored as you have an option to visit the zoo also.
Jag Mandir: Standing gloriously amidst the Lake Pichola, Jag Mandir is an amazing place to visit in the city of Udaipur. The temple has many structures made of marble offering spectacular views to the visitors. These structures include marble-made elephants that have been positioned outside. The temple also has a three-storied structure which provides for sections like a Garden courtyard, the Darikhana, Gul Mahal and an elegant façade.
Karni Mata Ropeway: Another top tourist attraction in Udaipur, Karni Mata Ropeway give thrills and adventure to the visitors. The ropeway is basically a cable car installed between the two mountains on the bank of Lake Pichola. On the ropeway, tourists enjoy clicking pictures and cherish the views of Gondolas. During this course, you can also enjoy the views of City Palace, Sajjangarh Fort, Lake Pichola and many more attractions from the top.
With all these and many other places, the royal city has so much to offer regarding hospitality, culture, beauty and serenity. Do not miss any of the places mentioned above else you will miss the most stupendous part of the city. Staying in one of the great Udaipur hotels can add to your enjoyment, comfort and relaxation.