A palace complex built by Maharana Udai Singh, the City Palace is grandeur personified. A conglomeration of several buildings with towers, balconies and cupolas built all over, the City Palace also houses a crystal gallery, which boasts of royal artifacts and the world’s largest private collection of crystal.It is one of Rajasthan’s largest palaces and offers splendid views of Lake Pichola.
Situated on the Jag Niwas Island in the middle of Lake Pichola, the Lake Palace is the most compelling of Udaipur’s attractions. It was built by Maharana Jagat Singh II almost two and a half centuries ago and is now revered as the Taj Lake Palace, one of the most beautiful and romantic hotels in the world. With the Aravalli Hills and city palace as backdrop, the beauty of the Palace and its surroundings is further accentuated.
Dudh Talai is a one of the most beautiful place in City udaipur. Dudh Talai is another tourist attraction of City Udaipur. Dudh Talai is a small lake that adores the south-east direction of Pichola Lake. Located in the southern side of Shiv Niwas Palace, the stream adds to the picturesque triangle with Pichola on one side, Dudh Talai on the second.A “Rock Garden” from where one can enjoy sunset view in Lake Pichhola.
Fateh Sagar Lake is situated in the city of Udaipur in the Indian state of Rajasthan. It is an artificial lake named after Maharana Fateh Singh of Udaipur and Mewar. Fateh Sagar Lake is an artificial lake in Udaipur and one of the four beautiful lakes in the city. Fatehsagar Lake said to be the pride of the City of Lakes of Udaipur (Rajasthan) INDIA.Fatehsagar Lake said to be the pride of the City of Lakes of Udaipur (Rajasthan) INDIA. This pear-shaped lake is encircled by hills, with the exception of its eastern side, where a straight stone dam is to be found.
Gulab Bagh also known as Sajjan Niwas Garden is the largest garden of Rajasthan, sprawled over 100 acres of land. During 1850's, Maharana Sajjan Singh took the initiative to built this beautiful garden. Sajjan Niwas Bagh is celebrated for its numerous varieties of roses. Due to abundance of rose flowers, this garden is also known as Gulab Bagh or Rose Garden. Innumerable array of roses, which are not common in the lands of India, makes the garden different from others. The arrangement of flower beds forms the highlight of this garden.
Udaipur is home to some of the oldest temples in India. One of the most popular temples is the Jagdish Temple located in the City Palace complex. Representing the true Indo-Aryan style of architecture, this temple was built by Maharana Jagat Singh and is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. The four-armed idol of Lord Vishnu that stands in the main shrine is an astonishing work of art, carved out of a single piece of black stone. The main shrine, which is at the center, is ringed by four smaller shrines, dedicated to Lord Ganesha, the Sun God, Goddess Shakti and Lord Shiva, respectively.
The beautiful Jag Mandir Palace sits majestically on an island on the magnificent Lake Pichola. The construction of this palace was completed by Maharana Jagat Singh in the mid-17th century and was used as a summer resort by the royal family. The palace is an architectural marvel adorned with marble structures of eight elephants, spacious courtyards and gleaming white marble tiles. Jag Mandir is situated in one of the two natural islands in the Pichola lake (named after the village Picholi nearby), on its southern end.
Maharana Pratap Memorial is a historic site that is dedicated to the gallant Maharana Pratap. Situated at the top of Moti Margi or Pearl Hill, the memorial overlooks the Fateh Sagar Lake. In Hindi, memorial is known as "smarak" and smarak is always made in the memory of loved ones. Maharana Pratap Memorial was constructed with the initiative taken by Maharana Bhagwat Singh Mewar with the help of a public trust. People visit this memorial to pay their homage to the Rajput hero, Rana Pratap and his loyal mount 'Chetak'.
A unique crafts fair located north-west of Udaipur, Shilpgram beautifully displays the local art and culture of Rajasthan. It is also the venue of the Shilpgram Mela, a crafts fair held every year in November/December. A visit to Shilpgram makes for a truly fascinating experience and visitors can also buy beautiful handicrafts, hand-woven clothes, mirror work and embroidery work items. One of the important objectives of Shilpgram is in the sphere of increasing awareness and knowledge of rural life and crafts for the younger generation.
Saheliyon ki Bari
Saheliyon-Ki-Bari or ‘garden of the maids’ in English was built by Maharana Bhopal Singh for a group of 48 young women attendants who accompanied a princess to Udaipur as part of her dowry. With its lush greenery, flowers, beautiful fountains, lotus pools, and marble artifacts and pavilions, Saheliyon-Ki-Bari offers splendid views.
Karni Mata Ropeway
Another dedicated temple is Shri Manshapurna Karni Mata Temple, located on the Machla Hills, near Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay Park in Udaipur, Rajasthan. Mansapurna Karni Mata Ropeway is a popular ride up the hill to the Karni Mata temple and enroute offers views of the area around. It can get crowded during season.
Sukhadia Circle (Square) is a popular recreational centre in Udaipur in Indian state of Rajasthan. It is a large roundabout in the city's northern suburb of Panchwati, on the road to Ranakpur and Mt. Abu. It providing options for fast food centers, camel and horse rides, boat ride and kids play zone areas. Sukhadia Circle is a small pond.