We have explored Banswara and Mount Abu now let’s go and explore the city of Lake, Udaipur.

Udaipur is situated 265 km from Ahmedabad and 180 km from Mount Abu. Udaipur, known as the city of lakes, has many lakes located in the middle of the city. Due to its proximity to the state of Gujarat, a large number of indigenous tourists from Gujarat and Maharashtra come here for tourism, whereas in Udaipur, foreign tourists also come here, after Jaipur, Udaipur has the highest number of foreign tourists. Rana Udai Singh established the city of Udaipur in 1559 AD and made it the new capital of Mewar.

City Palace, an excellent example of architecture, was built by Maharana Udai Singh on the banks of Pichola Lake. This palace has also been the residence of the royal family for 23 generations. The City Palace has two parts, the Mardana Mahal and the Zenana Mahal.

Udaipur is the city of lakes. While the boat ride on Lake Pichola here gives a feeling of joy in the morning, in the evening this lake surrounded by mountains and palaces fills with thrill. Apart from Pichola, Fateh Sagar is the second biggest lake of Udaipur. This lake was constructed by Maharaja Jai Singh in 1678.

Places to visit in Udaipur during monsoon:

Jag Mandir

Jag Mandir, also known as Lake Garden Palace, is an island palace in Lake Pichola, Udaipur. It was built in the 17th century by Maharana Karan Singh. The palace is famous for its beautiful architecture and historical importance, with a design inspired by the Taj Mahal. It’s a popular tourist spot in Udaipur, known for its mix of Rajput and Mughal architecture, stunning views of Lake Pichola, and peaceful surroundings.

Sajjangarh Palace

Sajjangarh Palace, also called Monsoon Palace, offers stunning views from its spot on a mountain on the northwestern edge of Udaipur. You can reach it by walking, renting a bicycle, or taking a rickshaw. The journey to Sajjangarh Palace is exciting, with forests and many monkeys along the way. Although it’s called a palace, it’s more like a fort. The scenery and surroundings make it a fantastic place to visit.

Saheliyon Ki Bari

Saheliyon Ki Bari, or the Garden of the Maidens, is a beautiful and popular garden in Udaipur. Maharana Sangram Singh built it in the 18th century as a gift for his queen and her maidens. The garden is filled with lush greenery, colorful flowers, and stunning fountains. It has traditional Mughal-style features like marble elephants, kiosks, and marble lotus flowers. It’s a great spot for picnics and enjoying nature. If you love nature, you should definitely visit this place.

Lake Pichola

Lake Pichola is a lake in Udaipur, known as the “Venice of the East.” This artificial lake, about 7 km long, was created by damming a river. It was built by Uday Singh, the ruler of Mewar, who moved to this area after a Mughal attack. Although the lake can dry up during droughts and heat, it usually has two islands. One island, Jag Niwas, has an 18th-century palace that is now the Lake Palace Hotel. The Taj Lake Palace is also in the middle of Lake Pichola. At night, you can enjoy the beautiful views of Udaipur from the lake.

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