Out of many sobriquets of Udaipur, the 'City of Lakes' and the 'City of Dawn' are the most famous appellations given to Udaipur. The city of Udaipur is ideally set amidst the lush green Aravalli hills and the three lakes. The mesmerizing lakes, palaces, temples and gardens make Udaipur one of the most frequently visited tourist destinations in India. The glittering waters of Lake Pichola make the city of Udaipur most romantic city of India.
Udaipur is also called - Jewel of Mewar - as it was ruled by the Sisodia dynasty for a consecutive duration of 1200 years. There are many tourist attractions in Udaipur that make your journey quite memorable in every sense.
Tourist Attractions in Udaipur
City Palace: The City Palace amidst the Lake Pichola is a collection of rooms, corridors, terraces, pavilions, hanging gardens and courtyards. The City Palace of Udaipur built in 1559 is a must-visit for the tourists arriving in Udaipur. The tourists can have a panoramic view of the "Jag Niwas" (Now the Lake palace hotel) and "Jag Mandir". The Mor-Chowk (Peacock courtyard) and the Chini Chitrashala are the most noteworthy features of City Palace with a series of wall paintings of Krishna.
The other palaces within the precincts of the City Palace include Dilkhush Mahal, Sheesh Mahal, Moti Mahal and Krishna Vilas. Today, the palace has an exclusive collection of antique articles, decorative furniture, paintings, and utensils.
Lake Pichola: Hills, temples, palaces, bathing ghats and embankments, surround this picturesque lake built by Maharaja Udai Singh. The two breathtaking palaces - Jag Mandir and Jag Niwas (Lake Palace) - also stand amidst this lake.
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