(Last Updated on : 12-06-2017)
Tourism in Udaipur includes major attractions surrounded by Aravalli Mountain Ranges
. This medieval city
attractions like Lake Palace
, Udaipur City Palace
, Jag Mandir
, Monsoon Palace, Ahar Museum, Jagdish Temple
, Deen Dayal Upadhyay Park, Fateh Sagar Lake
, Pichola Lake
, Sajjan Niwas Garden (Gulab Bagh Zoo
), Sukhadia Circle, Bharatiya Lok Kala Mandal
, Udai Sagar Lake, Doodh Talai Lake, Jaisamand Lake
and many others.
Lake Palace of Udaipur
Lake Palace of Udaipur overlooks Pichola Lake, now converted into a heritage hotel. It has a wonderful collection of courtyards, pavilions, hanging gardens and a lot more. Lake Palace was built in between 1743 to 1746. It was specially the winter palace
for the royal families of Mewar.
City Palace of Udaipur
City Palace of Udaipur is a beautiful monument
built of marble in flamboyant style of Rajput architecture
. A number of architectural and artistic wonders are present in the City Palace of Udaipur.
Ahar has several cenotaphs which commemorate the Royal Status of Mewa
r. The cenotaph of Maharana Amar Singh attracts the tourists for its architecture.
Ahar Archaeological Museum
Ahar Archaeological Museum is an archaeological museum
of antiques of ancient historical rulers
and the medieval Hindu kings
Jagdish Temple attracts the tourists for its intricate sculptural
works. It was built by Maharana Jagat Singh in 1651. This is a Hindu temple
dedicated to Lord Vishnu
Fateh Sagar Lake
Fateh Sagar Lake is an artificial lake
surrounded by Aravalli Mountain Range
. This lake is named after Maharana Fateh Singh
. Udaipur Observatory is located on the middle of this lake.
Pichola Lake is an artificial freshwater lake in Udaipur, created in 1362 AD, by the people of Rajasthan
Jag Mandir is a palace built on Pichola Lake. This place was used as the summer resort for the kings of Mewar and Prince Khurram (later known as Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan
Saheliyon-ki-Bari now acts as an eco tourism spot in Udaipur. This garden
is located in northern part of Udaipur.
This is considered as the largest zoo
and the garden in Udaipur. Built by Maharana Sajjan Singh, Gulab Bagh
includes Saraswati Library, Navlakha Mahal, Kamal Talai and Miraj Jyotish Upavan.
Bagore ki Haveli
It is a place of over one hundred rooms now converted into a museum
. It was built by Amir Chandra Badwa, the Prime Minister of Mewar in 18th Century.
Udaipur Solar Observatory
This heritage building is located on Fateh Sagar Lake. It was built in 1976 by Dr. Arvind Bhatnagar.
Udai Sagar Lake
It is also a man made lake built by Maharana Udai Singh
Haldighati is a mountain
pass in Aravalli Range, popular for the battle of Haldighat
i, which was fought by Kingdom of Mewar against the Mughals
Doodh Talai Lake
Doodh Talai Lake is a small lake located adjacent to Pichola Lake. Near this lake is located Shiva Niwas Palace which was the residence of Maharana Fateh Singh.