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Udaipur travel guide


Udaipur travel guide


Udaipur travel guide


Udaipur, popularly known as the City of Lakes, is a lovely land around the azure water lake, hemmed in by the lush hills of the Aravallis. This city stands on the banks of the lake Pichola in Rajasthan. Maharana Udai Singh founded Udaipur meaning the 'city of Sunrise' in 1599 AD and today it is a one of the better-known tourist destinations of India. Tour D Rajasthan offers Udaipur travel guide, hotels in udaipur, udaipur palace hotel, hotel in udaipur. Uadipur, once known as Mewar, is the land that produced a galaxy of patriots and heroes in quick succession, people who etched the name of Rajasthan in every corner of the world.

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Udaipur travel guide Places to See :

Pratap Memorial : ( Udaipur travel guide )
Atop the Moti Magri or prarl hill, overlooking the Fateh Sagar lake is the memorial of the Rajput hero Maharana Pratap with a bronze statue of the Maharana.

City Palace of Udaipur, Udaipur Tours City Palaces :  ( Udaipur travel guide )
A majestic architectural marvel towering over the lake on a hill surrounded by crenallated walls, it is a conglomeration of courtards, pavilions, terraces corridors rooms and hanging gardens. The main entrance is through the triple arched gate. The Tripolia with eight marble porticos. The maharanas were weighed under the gate in gold, the the equivalent amount of which was distributed among the populace. The suraj Gokhada, the balcony of the sun, is where the suryavansi maharanas of mewar presented themselves to the people in time of trouble to restore their confidence. The "Mor Chowk' known for its exquisite peacock mosaics in glass and the Chini Chitrashala noted for its blue and white ceramics are another attraction in the palace.

Jagdish Temple, Udaipur Tours Jagdish Temple :
( Udaipur travel guide )
Built in 1651A.D. by Maharana Jagat Singh, this Indoarmy temple is the largest and the most beautiful temple if Udaipur with noteworthy scupted images.

Bharatiya Lok Kala Museum :
 ( Udaipur travel guide )
The interesting collection exhibited by this Indian folk arts museum includes folk dresses ornaments puppets masks dolls folk musical instruments folk deities and paintings.

Saheliyon Ki Bari (Garden of the maids of Honor) :  ( Udaipur travel guide )
This small ornamental garden was a popular relaxing sport where royal ladies came for a stroll and hence the name. The garden has many fountains in its four delightful pools chiseled kiosks and marble elephants.

Fateh Sagar :  ( Udaipur travel guide )
A beautiful lake, overlooked by a number of jills on the three sides and the Pratap memorial on the north was built by Maharana fateh singh. In the middle of the lake is Nehru Park a lovely garden island with a boar shaped café accessile by an enjoyable boat ride.

Pichhola Lake, Udaipur Tours Pichhola Lake :  ( Udaipur travel guide )
The picturesque lake that entranced Maharaja Udai Singh. It was later enlarged by the founder. The lake is surrounded by hills, palaces, temples bathing ghats and embankments. Two island palaces, jag Mandir and jag Niwas {Lake Palace} on the lake are of breathtaking magnificence.

Ahar :  ( Udaipur travel guide )
The ancient capital of sisodias, 3 Km from udaipur, Ahar boasts of a profusion of royal cenotaphs of the rulers of Mewar. A rare collection of antiquities including earthen pots, iron objects and other art items excavated in the region are displayed in a small Govt. museum

Sajjan Garh :  ( Udaipur travel guide )
Dominating the city's skyline is the monsoon palace of sajjan Garh. It offers a panoramic overview of the city's lakes, palaces and the surrounding countryside.

Gulab Bagh :  ( Udaipur travel guide )
A spectacular rose Garden laid out by mharana Sanjjan Singh A library in the garden has a rare collection of anicient handwritten manuscripts and books.

Fairs & Festivals :

Festival, Udaipur Tours & Travels The Mewar festival
March-April is the ceremonial welcome to spring and is dedicated to goddess parvati. A procession of colourfully attired women women, carrying images of the goddess to the Gangaur Ghat of the Lake Pichhola is the major highlight songs dances and firework displayas mark the festivals.

Gangaur Festival
March-April is popular among women who pray to the goddess Parvati. A procession caparisoned horses and elephants accompanying the image of Lord Shiva is the major attraction. Teej in july-Agust is the festival celebrating th advent of monsoon.

General Information About Udaipur :

Main Languages : Mewari, English, Hindi
Population Approx. : 2,632,210
Area : 64.28 sq.kms.
Best Time to Visit : September to March
Temperature Max: 38.3 C Min: 28.3 C
Winter : Max:28 C Min: 6 C

How to Reach Udaipur :

Air : The Dabok Airport of Udaipur regularly receives direct flights from major cities such as Delhi, Jaipur, Jodhpur and Mumbai. The airport is located at a distance of 25 kms from the city centre

Rail : Udaipur is served by direct rail links with Delhi, Jaipur, Ahmedabad, Ajmer, Jodhpur and Chittor with the railway station been just 4 kms away from the centre of the city.

Road : The National Highway 8 links Udaipur to Delhi as well as Mumbai. There are numerous bus playing on this route, that can also connect other regional centres like Agra, Ahmedabad and few other cities of Rajasthan.
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