Udaipur

Udaipur pronunciation is a city and a municipal council in Udaipur district in the Indian state of Rajasthan. It is the historic capital of the former kingdom of Mewar, and the administrative headquarters of Udaipur District. It is known for its Rajput-era palaces. Particularly famous is the Lake Palace, which covers an entire island in the Pichola Lake. Many of the palaces have been converted into luxury hotels. The founder of Udaipur was Rana Udai Singh. The ancient capital of Mewar was Chittor or Chittorgarh, located on the Banas River northeast of Udaipur. Udaipur is also known as the City of Lakes and Venice of the East. The Pichola Lake, Fateh Sagar, Udai Sagar and Swaroop Sagar in this city are considered some of the most beautiful lakes in the state. Fateh Sagar contains two small islands, one of which contains Udaipur Solar Observatory , and the other has a beautiful garden called Nehru Garden Standing on the east bank of Lake Pichola is a massive series of palaces built at different times from 1559. Jag Niwas the world wide famous Lake Palace Hotel, Jag Mandir on one side and on the other the city of Udaipur. Lake Palace originally known as the Jag Niwas, took three years to build and was inaugurated in 1746. Sajjangarh Fort the summer resort of the Maharajas is atop the hill overlooking all the lakes. This palace had an ingenious way to collect rain water for consumption all year around. Jagdish Temple a temple situated in the middle of the city - a big tourist attraction, the temple of Jagannath Rai, now called Jagdish-ji, is a major monument. Fateh Sagar Lake Lovers Paradise: Fateh Sager Lake is one of the most romantic vicinity for young lovers, it is situated in the north of Lake Picholas. Lake Pichola the Sapphire Udaipur : Lake Pichola is one of the most fascinating lakes, which has two islands, Jag Niwas and the Jag Mandir Udaipur is also the centre for performing arts, craft and its famed miniature paintings.   Click Here For India Tours     Travel Destinations   Adventure Tours in India Temple Tours in India   Ayurveda and Yoga Tours Historical Tours of India   Hill Stations in India Hotels Chains in India   Beach Holidays in India Honneymoon Destinations   Fairs and Festivals in India Wildlife Sanctuaries in India   Mosques in India

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