Looking for an exhilarating break from a hectic routine? Pack your bags and head out to Udaipur – The Lake City. Indeed it is Rajasthan’s Venice surrounded with azure water lakes and is hemmed by lush green hills of Aravallis. The famous Lake Palace floating on Lake Pichola offers breathtaking views with a backdrop of Aravalli ranges. Udaipur is one of the most spectacular tourist places to visit in the royal state. Though the city is home to many beautiful attractions, the below are listed some of the most beautiful places to visit on the Udaipur City Tour.
Best places to visit in Udaipur –
1: Udaipur’s City Palace –
The massive structure of City Palace towers over the banks of Lake Pichola. Visiting this palace will give you a glimpse into Rajasthan’s princely grandeur with its towering structures built for the erstwhile Mewar family. The balconies, cupolas, and towers of the palace give a wonderful view of the lake and serene surroundings. Travelers can admire its exquisite interiors consisting of detailed mirror-work, unique paintings, antique furniture, marble work, and murals.
2: Jagmandir –
A palace built on an island of Lake Pichola, Jagmandir is well-known as the “Lake Garden Palace”. Its foundation was laid back in 1620 and was completed by 1652. When taking a city tour of Udaipur Sightseeing, Jagmandir will draw you with its sheer splendor and tranquility. It houses divisions of the Garden Courtyard, Gul Mahal, Darikhana, Bara Patharon ka Mahal, Kanwar Pada ka Mahal, and Zenana Mahal. The palace was an inspiration for Shah Jahan to create the most popular Wonders of the World – the Taj Mahal.
3: Saheliyon ki Bari –
Garden of the Maidens or Saheliyon ki Bari is a popular tourist place to visit in Udaipur Tour Package. Formerly it was built by Maharana Sangram Singh in its early years of the 18th century. These awe-inspiring lush green lawns, pretty women dancing, singing and merrymaking, beautiful marble elephants, fountains, and more testify the richness of those days.
4: Fateh Sagar Lake –
This beautiful man-made lake with its striking blue-hued gushing waters against the backdrop of green hills made Udaipur earn the reputation of “The Second Kashmir”. Fateh Sagar Lake is a great place to visit in Udaipur mainly for its 4 islands. Enjoying a leisurely evening here while boating can let you feel its tranquility and serenity.
5: Monsoon Palace –
Located just outside Udaipur, Monsoon Palace is a 19th-century palace built on top of Bansdara hill. It previously served as a hunting lodge, its builder Maharana Sajjan Singh initially planned to make it an astronomical center. This castle-like structure is right out of a fairy tale and is a perfect example of the Rajputana grandeur.
6: Jaisamand Lake –
Jaisamand Lake was also known as Dhebar Lake which is one of the most beautiful water bodies in Udaipur. It is also one of the largest artificial lakes in the world. Enjoying boat rides in the lake and visiting the summer palaces built around the lake can relish your evenings with unmatched experiences. When visiting here, you could also spend some time at Jaisamand Wildlife Sanctuary located on the lakeside, and spot panthers, wild boar, and migratory birds.
7: Jagdish Temple –
This Indo-Aryan-styled Jagdish Temple owes its establishment to the Maharana Jagat Singh in 1651 and continues to be the most famous temple in and around Udaipur. The temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu and the structure is absolutely an architectural marvel. Jagdish Temple houses the black stone deity of Lord Vishnu will awe you and so will the brass Garuda idol facing it. Devotees flock here to attend sunset aarti.
Many other beautiful tourist places in Udaipur add distinctive experiences to your journey. Whether you plan a romantic getaway with a soul mate or a family trip, Udaipur is a great place to head. So, plan your short break from Udaipur 3 Days Tour and spend your memorable time in its peaceful surroundings.