Udaipur was founded in 1553 by Maharana Udai Singh II as the new capital of Mewar Kingdom. It is located in the fertile, circular Girwa Valley to the southwest of Nagda, which was the first capital of Mewar. Udaipur also known as the 'Venice of the East', the city of lakes Udaipur is located around cluster of water lakes and surrounded by lush green hills of Aravallis. The famous Lake Palace, located in the middle of Lake Pichola is one of the most beautiful sights of Udaipur. Other famous lakes include Fateshagar, Gordhan Sagar lake and Badi lake.The beautiful City Palace and Sajjangarh (Monsoon Palace) add to the architectural beauty and magnificence of the city. The city is also known for mining of zinc and marble. Solar observatory in Lake Fateh Sagar is the only observatory in India located on an island and has been made on the pattern of Big Bear Lake in Southern California. The ten-day Shilpgram Festival which starts from 21 Dec to 30 Dec pulls in a large number of people interested in arts and crafts.Udaipur is also famous for its rich culture,temples and heritage buildings.
Places to visit Udaipur
Lake Pichola Boating
Sahelion Ki Bari
Gulab Bag bird Park
Maharana Partap Museum
Bagore Ki Haveli
Best time to visit
Oct-Feb is best time to visit Udaipur
How to reach
Travel Mode by Bus, Train, Car, Flight
By train : Well connected to delhi,Mumbai and Indore from rail network.
BY Bus : There are regular bus services for Udaipur from Delhi,Ahmedabad,Indore and Mumbai.
By Air: Udaipur airport has regular flights from Delhi and Mumbai.