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Travel Destinations in Udaipur

Udaipur is popularly known as one of the most familiar tourist destinations in Rajasthan. The unique culture, heritage destinations, lively surroundings and beautiful natural scenarios attract visitors throughout the world. It is popularly known as a city of lakes and palaces.

Udaipur is surrounded by several historical places and lakes. It has been a familiar destination for all Bollywood actors and actress as several high class wedding ceremonies and big budget movies have been shot in this place. Some of the familiar destinations in Udaipur include Lake Pichola, Fateh Sagar, City palace, Puppet museum, Jag Mandir, Monsoon palace, Jagdish temple and Udaisagar Lake.


City Palace, Udaipur

The City palace is the largest palace in Rajasthan situated at the river bank of Lake Pichola. The palace was built by Maharana Udai singh and his successor in 1559. The construction was started in 1959 and completed in 18th centaury. The unique construction works by skilled craftsmen make the palace one of the most amazing places in the world. The palace is world known for its artitecture, everflowing fountains, wonderful tourist places and gardens. Several international and domestic tourists come to the place every year in order to fulfill their travel desire.

Lake Palace:

Lake Palace is anothr world famous heritage palace situated at the river nbank of lake pichola and on the island of Jag Niwas. The palace was built in 17th centaury. The pace was initially named as Jagniwas by maharana jagjit Singh. The unique architecture and handicrafts make the palace one of the amazing tourist spot. There are several gardens, courtyards and fountains around the palace that makes the surrounding calm and beautiful.

Jag Mandir:

Jag mandir is one of the famous islands in Lake pichola popularly known for its garden courtyard. This was built by Maharanas of Mewar kingdom in the year 1551. The construction works was started by Maharana Amar Singh and completed by Maharana Jagat Singh. The place is one of the great summer resorts in Rajasthan and many people consider it as one of the best summer wedding venue. You can plan a family vacation trip to the place or organize a great party or wedding ceremony with all your relatives and friends.

Fateh Sagar Lake:

It is one of the beautiful lakes situated in the Udaipur city. The unique beauty of the place as well as ever flowing fountains surrounding to it enhances its beauty and make it one of the amazing tourist place around the world. The lake was built by Maharana jai Singh in 1678 and the construction work was finished by Maharana Fateh Singh. The Moti Magri hill present next to it and Aravali hill makes the lake one of the amazing places.

Gulab bagh and zoo:

Gulab Bagh is situated on the eastern part of Pichola Lake. This was laid by Maharana Sajjan Singh. You can find a library inside the garden with collections of old books and manuscripts. There is a zoo present within the garden with animals like leopards, tigers, other animals and birds.


Nagda is a small town situated at a distance of twenty three kilometers from the city of Udaipur. This is popularly known as one of the familiar tourist destination and people from all parts of world come to see the beauty of this place every year. The small town was founded by Mewar king Nagaditya during sixth centaury. The town was known as the capital of Mewar city during that time and considered as one of the best tourist places around the world these days. There are several small and large temples present in the small town Nagda. Sas-Bahu is one of the most popular temples situated in this town. Apart from that there are several other Jain temples present in the town.

Sajjan Garh wildlife sanctuary

The Sajjangarh palace is surrounded by Sajjangarh wildlife sanctuary which is one of the prime attractions of Udaipur City. You can find some rare wildlife species like blue bulls, hyenas, jackals and other animals in the sanctuary. Bansdara Hill is situated at the backside of sanctuary and it presents a stunning appearance during sunrise and sunset hours. Next to the sanctuary, you can find Bari Lake or Jiyan Lake which supports the ecosystem of SajjanGarh wildlife sanctuary. Apart from the animals and birds, the place is also covered with lots of fountains, trees and lakes. All these natural sights add elegance to the place and make it one of the perfect destinations for all wildlife species.

Travelling to Udaipur:

The city Udaipur is well connected with all major cities and you can easily reach In Udaipur by travelling through road, rail or Air.

By rail:

The city Udaipur is well connected with all surrounding cities like Kolkata, Delhi, Ajmer and Agra. You can catch trains from any of these cities and get down easily at Udaipur railway station.

By Road:

The city is connected with two major metro cities in India namely Mumbai and Delhi. It is situated at a distance of 700 kilometers from the two major metro cities. All other cities like Jaipur and Surat are also connected properly with the Udaipur city. Hence you can travel from these two cities without any travelling issues. You can also travel through private vehicles and it will take around eight to ten hours from the city. There are some other deluxe and state buses running to the city.

It is really a wonderful experience to travel these tourist destinations in luxury car. By renting car from a good rental provider, you can visit all tourist places in Rajasthan easily. While renting luxury or economical car from a travel or car rental company, you need to make sure that the company has strong reputation out there. There are several car rental providers providing car rental service within affordable rates.

You can hire luxury or economical car from them and travel to your preferred destination easily. Some car rental providers also provide guide with the car rental service. The guide may help you to know about the history and importance of all major tourist destinations present in Udaipur city.

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