Best Things to do in Udaipur
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Here are some top 27 things to do in Udaipur –
1. Visit Fatehsagar ki Paal
Fatehsagar ki Paal (Dam) is one of the most famous places in Fatehsagar Lake and is the coolest hangout place in Udaipur where people often come for morning and evening walk. This place provides the best food and amazing and mesmerizing view of sunrise and sunset which attracts a lot of people. This beautiful place gives a picturesque landscape and people come here and enjoy by doing nothing but admire the beauty of this amazing location.
2. Visit Vinod Cafe
Vinod Cafe is one of the most famous places in Fatehsagar and it is said that if someone has not visited this place they have missed the real of Fatehsagar’s delicious fast food, ice cream and beverages. It is the best place for having cold coffee and a club sandwich in the town. Apart from these, they provide a variety of mouth-watering items with great taste. This place is a hot spot for people to have some excellent food and relax for a while.
3. Visit Under the Sun
Under the Sun is the largest hi-tech public fish aquarium in India located at Fatehsagar Lake close to the Vibhuti Park. It consists of more than 100 species of fish from all over the world including some of the exotic and rare species. People who love aquatic beings must visit this place to witness the beauty of water animals and see them from a different perspective. The mesmerising view of each water tank decorated with beautiful and unique marine elements attracts both local people as well as tourists and thus makes it a perfect hub to get knowledge about marine lives.
4. Go speed boating at the Fatehsagar Lake
Speed boating is considered as one of the best things to do for adventure-seeking people. This ride offers you a thrilling adrenaline rush experience. Racing above the water of Fatehsagar Lake between its small islands and watching amazing places located above this river while riding gives you breathtaking views and immense pleasure. If you are a true adventure lover, you should not miss this golden chance to ride through this historic lake with a speed boat.
5. Visit Nehru Park
Nehru Park is a beautifully landscaped garden located on an island in the centre of the famous Fatehsagar Lake. As it is located on an island this beautiful park showcases a magnificent view of diverse trees, plants & birdlife. It is a very mesmerising place as it is a lush green palace surrounded by water which makes it very elegant. People visit this place to calm and relax and thus it is considered as a perfect place to rejuvenate your body and mind.
6. Visit Udaipur Solar Observatory
Also known as USO, this multi-application solar telescope is operationalised at Udaipur on an island in the middle of Fatehsagar Lake. It was built by Dr Arvind Bhatanagar in the year 1975. It is located in this unique place because of the sky condition us favourably for solar observations and thus helps to improve the quality and accuracy of the reading. It attracts a lot of visitors as it is considered as the best solar observing site in the whole continent of Asia. The breathtaking view of this observatory is very mesmerizing and is popular in terms of science as well as tourists due to its fantastic location.
7. Visit Pichola Lake
Pichola Lake is one of the oldest lakes in the city of Udaipur. It is an artificial lake built in the year 1362 and currently is one of the most famous tourist attractions among people for its scenic surrounding and picturesque view. It is flanked by various temples, islands, palaces, ghats, mansions and restaurants. People often visit here to see the enchanting and not to be missed views of sunrise and sunset. It is also a hot spot for a picnic where people visit to enjoy the serene view whose beauty leaves a soothing impact on the spectator and spend some quality time with their loved ones.
8. Visit Jagmandir Palace
Also known as Lake Garden Palace, Jagmandir Palace was built in 17th century by Sisodia Rajputs. It is situated in the centre of Lake Pichola and thus offers a breathtaking and mesmerising view from its walls. The rich history and cultural heritage can be witnessed in this exquisite palace which looks like a floating marble in the lake. Currently, this palace is converted into a 5-star heritage hotel which offers the experience of royal life to its customers. It has every modern facility along with the royal treatment which makes it one of the best place to visit and stay.
9. Book a room at Lake Palace
One of the best things to experience the royal treatment in Udaipur is to book a room at Lake Palace. The Palace was made for Mughal Emperors and now it is used for tourism purpose. The Palace floats on the Pichola Lake and the scene from the top of the Palace is something awesome. It might be wondering you how a monument can float on the lake, Turkish embellishments are there behind the architectural intelligence. You must visit the palace and even book a room there to get a royal treatment and to witness this brilliant design.
10. Visit Dudh Talai Lake
Dudh Talai Lake is a small pond located near Pichola Lake, which is surrounded by hillocks. There is a great history behind this lake earlier this lake was a pond of milk which was used for cows in the Raajkeey Goshala to fulfil their needs. There are two parks near the lake that you must visit and they are Deen Dayal Upadhyay Park and the Manikya Lal Verma Garden. There are many food centres too, you can go there to do picnics also.
11. Visit Musical Garden
Musical Garden is located near Doodh Talai Lake, surrounded by hillocks and greenery, Shiv Niwas Palace is also very close to this garden. This garden is the first garden of Rajasthan having musical fountain show. You can experience the magic of music in the stunning atmosphere of the Musical Garden which has many lakes around it. This musical fountain dancing on music will give you a refreshing experience.
12. Visit Rope-way ride
One of the most adventurous rides to do in Udaipur, the ropeway ride takes you from the top of Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyay Park up to the Karni Mata Temple. This ropeway is locally known as Gondola, you can visit Karni Mata Temple after reaching to the cable car stop point. There is a white marble statue of Karni Mata (Goddess), you can even climb a little bit to reach the shrine of Pahad Wale Baba. It will be an amazing experience to see the Udaipur from the top.
13. Visit the Neemach Mata Temple
The is a temple located at the hilltop where you can reach by climbing 850 m via stairs. The temple is dedicated to Neemach Mata (Goddess), also there is a statue of Lord Ganesh and three lions made up of stones. The temple is also famous as the sunset and sunrise point, you can climb the hill before the sunrise to enjoy it in the fresh morning air. You can see the panoramic view of the whole city, the fresh at the temple are very fresh as there is no pollution at the hilltop.
14. Visit Badi Lake
A quiet place where you can feel nature, it is away from all the hustle-bustle of the city. It is situated around 12 km from the main city. There are some hills around the lake where you can trek up to some height and can enjoy the sunset and the beautiful reflection of red sun of the lake is something which will take you, heart, it’s very relaxing and remove all your stress of daily life.
15. Visit Sajjangarh Fort
White Marble Fort standing on the hills of Aravalli, Sajjangarh Fort is a great monument with stunning architectural design. If you have an interest in exploring the history this is the best place for you to visit, you can even taste the lips-licking local Udaipur delights. The fort attracts the tourist mostly for the sunset point in the palace, during sunset the whole palace glow with the golden orange light of nature.
16. Visit Sukhadia Circle Garden.
Garden which was named after Mohan Lal Sukhadia, the first CM of Rajasthan. The garden has a big pond which has a large fountain in the middle of the pond, you can do boating as they offer boating facilities too in the garden. There are duck-shaped paddle boats and toy trains in the garden to attract the kids. There are many food stalls near the park, the place has everything for the enjoyment of a family. You can spend quality time with your family and even can hang out with your friends.
17. Visit Sukhadia Circle Chowpatty.
A decent hangout place near the Sukhadia Circle Garden, you can taste delicious street food at Chowpatty. This place is best to hang out with friends, to give a party and treats to your friends and families. This street has one of the best food items in all over Udaipur, if you are in Udaipur you must visit this street at once.
18. Shop from Bapu Bazar and Sindhi Bazar
Bapu Bazar and Sindhi Bazar these two are the best markets of Udaipur for traditional shopping. You can shop for handmade mojris at Hathipole. These markets have everything at reasonable prices and with better product quality. You can buy various traditional items such as authentic handicrafts and Rajasthani souvenirs from Bapu Bazar for which it is famous. These Bazars also have food stalls and cafes where you can sit and eat after getting tired of shopping.
19. Relax at the Goverdhan Sagar Lake
A Lake located on the outskirts of Udaipur, it’s a well maintained and clean lake. The place is so beautiful and photogenic, you can see this beautiful nature and feel it more closely at this place it’s away from all the hustle-bustle of the city. There is a restaurant near the Lake, you can go for picnics there, and hang out with your friends there. The place is very relaxing
20. Visit City Palace, Udaipur
City palace is situated on the banks of Lake Pichola and is considered as the largest royal palace complex in Udaipur. It is admired for its fusion of Mughal and Rajasthani architecture and also gives a picturesque view of the whole Udaipur city and several historical monuments, temples and heritage places like Monsoon Palace, Jag Mandir, Jagdish Temple and many more as it is situated at the hilltop of Aravali hills. It is a well-known destination for sightseeing and thus attracts a lot of visitors for its natural surroundings and picturesque sight. Without visiting The City Palace, the trip of Udaipur is considered incomplete as this historical architecture showcases the rich tradition and culture of royal people.
21. Visit Jagdish Temple
Jagdish Temple is situated in the centre of Udaipur and was constructed in the year 1651. It is the largest Hindu temple and biggest monument in Udaipur located just opposite to the Royal Palace. This pilgrimage depicts the Hindu Iconography and mesmerizing hand-carved stones around the main shrine dedicated to Lord Vishnu also known as Lord Jagdish. Apart from this, there are four more shrines dedicated to Lord Surya, Lord Ganesh, Lord Shiva and Goddess Shakti. It is a must-visit place near the famous city palace complex to come with your family to pay your tributes and take the blessings of the Gods.
22. Visit Vintage Car Museum
It is a car museum located in Udaipur having a beautiful collection of vintages as well as classic cars owned by. This place exhibits the royal cars of Maharanas of Mewars of both present and past time. This must be one of the places to visit in the bucket list for car lovers having approximately 20 rare and antique cars of famous brands. Some of the famous car brands are Ford-A Convertible, Vauxhall-12, Rolls-Royce, Cadillacs, MG-TC convertible and many more exhibits like solar-powered rickshaws are showcased in this unique and amazing museum. It is the best visiting place for both adults and kids.
23. Visit Shilpgram
Shilpgram is famous as a rural village which is a hub of arts and crafts near Udaipur city. This beautiful village is surrounded by Aravalli Mountains and has a museum which exhibits the lifestyle of Rajasthani tribal people and also showcases about the rural arts and crafts as it puts urban and rural fine artists together in its mesmerizing workshops and camps. Tourists visit this place to see the tradition and culture by arts and crafts of the Rajasthani artists and are often visited during Shilpgram Festival held between 21st December to 31st December in winters which are filled which helps encouraging designers, artists and potters and. This festival provides a chance to learn crafting to the visitors by its workshops and several cultural programs are organized in this place.
24. Visit Kumbhalgarh Fort
Kumbhalgarh Fort is a world-famous Mewar fortress situated in the Aravalli Hills near Udaipur and was constructed in the 15th century by Rana Kumbha. This fort is also termed as India’s Great Wall as it is the second-longest wall in the world. This place is also one of the six UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the state of Rajasthan which personifies the spirit and grandeur of Rajasthan because of its famous history and marvellous architecture. There are many temples situated inside this fort. Some of them are Ganesh Temple, Neelkanth Mahadev Temple, Parsvanath Jain Temple and many which are visited by a lot of religious people as well as tourists. This amazing place is situated in the hilltop and thus offers a superb bird’s eye view to the surroundings full of trees and wildlife.
25. Visit Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary
Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary is one of the most famous tourist hotspots near Udaipur. People who love to explore nature and its flora and fauna must visit this place. Apart from visiting several forts and palaces, this sanctuary will be a unique and different experience in the city with will help in relaxing your mind and body. The vibe of this place is very calming and thus people love to explore this picturesque location and see several animals. It is one of the best places near Kumbhalgarh Fort and you can also see the beautiful landscape of this wildlife sanctuary from the top of the fort. The most fascinating thing in this place is the abode of the Asiatic Lions and several other wild animals and bird species.
26. Visit Sas Bahu Temple
Also known as Sahastra Bahu Temple, Sas Bahu Temple is one of the oldest temples of Lord Vishnu in Udaipur dating back to 10th century. This pilgrimage is located just 20 kilometres away from the city in a place named Nagda. It is one of the exciting places to visit in Udaipur whose name itself increases the interest amongst the people. It is visited by both devotees for prayer as well as tourists because of its attractive and unique architecture and thus is a famous hotspot for sightseeing.
27. Visit Saheliyon Ki Bari
Saheliyon Ki Bari is one of the famous gardens in Udaipur situated near the bank of the renowned Fateh Sagar lake. It is a very beautiful major tourist destination in the city known for its lush fountains, greenery and marble art. Also known as ‘Garden of Maids’ built in the 18th century by Maharana Sangram Singh is the most preferable place to spend some quality time with your loved ones amidst these beautiful fountains and greens. People come to this garden to enjoy the weather of its green and cool environment. Most of the people explore this natural wonder by walking this amazing place and enjoy the vibe to feel relaxed.
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