Explore Udaipur to see the magnificent beauty
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Surrounded by Aravali hills and having number of lakes, palaces, forts, gardens and rajputana culture, makes Udaipur a famous tourist attraction point for Indians and foreigners. It is called as ‘Venice of the East’ due to its grandeur architectural palaces and fort. Udaipur is a city in the state of Rajasthan and it is called ‘The city of lakes’ because it is surrounded by lakes on all the sides. The place is famous for its historical palaces, forts, gardens, temples and aesthetic cultural values. There are many beautiful palaces to visit in Udaipur like Udaipur city palace, lake palace, monsoon palace, jag mandir. The lake that enhances the beauty of the city is lake Pichola. The beauty of this place is shown in many movies and it is also a famous place for destination weddings.
The most visited places in Udaipur are:
The City Palace: It is the heart of the Udaipur. City palace is known for its magnificent architecture that shows medieval, European as well as Chinese influences. This royal place is composed of four large and several small palaces and an in-built museum that exhibits the artifacts of the state and Rajputana culture.
Lake Pichola: A man- made lake that encircles the tourist by its beauty. One can have boat ride and enjoy the sunset and nature during the evenings. City palace is built on the banks of Lake Pichola.
Lake Palace: Famous for wedding destination and a symbol of Udaipur tourism, the palace is now converted into a luxurious hotel. It is also known as Jag Niwas , located on the Jag niwas Island in lake Pichola.
Monsoon Palace: Also known as Sajjangarh Palace, situated about 950 m above the sea level. From here, the picturesque view of lake Pichola can be seen.
Vintage Car Museum: A must to visit place for automobiles freak. Here they can get a chance to watch some of the vinatage cars like Rolls-Royce used in the movie octopussy.
These are some of the destinations in the city that you must visit on your trip to Udaipur. But the trip is incomplete if one doesn’t visit the Nathdwara, Ranakpur, Mount Abu, KumbhalGarh fort places that are near to Udaipur and has significance of their own. To explore the Udaipur peacefully, month of October to March is ideal as it is winter time and climate is ideal for roaming in the city.