Best Places to Visit in Udaipur
City palace is on the eastern bank of Lake Pichola. The palace is not just one palace but a series of palaces. It was built at different times starting from 1559. There is a triple-arched gate at the main entrance. It is called as Tripolia. The gate was built in 1725 as it is shared that it was built multiple times and a series took place. There are other entry gates also. It has a museum with various antique articles to give the flavour of the royal era. This holds the first place on Udaipur Tour Itinerary.
Lake Palace is situated on an island in Lake Pichola. We just read about City Palace which is located on the bank of the same Lake. The major purpose of constructing the palace is to survive the summers. To fulfil this purpose it was made up of white marble. Lake Palace is still under good conditions and is now a 5-star hotel. It is owned by the group of the ‘Taj Hotels and Palaces’. You would love to visit it on Udaipur Tour Package to get to know how does it feel inside during summers.
Lake Pichola has an island. Jag Mandir is constructed on it. Jag Mandir is also called as ‘Lake Garden Palace’. It is so because it is made near the garden. Something different about this palace is that it has been built by 3 rulers of the Mewar Kingdom. It also took a long time to get constructed. It was started in 1551 and was completed in 1652. During this tenure, 3 rulers were changed. Jag Mandir was also used for spending time in summers and it was also named as a pleasure palace. Knowing more about it from the guide while visiting it on Udaipur Trip Package is a nice idea!
As the name suggests, it is a temple dedicated to Lord Rishabh Dev. Lord Rishabh Dev is the first Jain Tirthankara. There are 52 pinnacles in the temple. These pinnacles can be seen from a long distance even justifying its name and purpose. It has an idol of Lord Rishabh Dev. It is carved in black stone. The posture of the idol is padmasana. The idol is around 3.5 ft tall. Going to see this on Udaipur Travel Package is a treat.
The other name of Monsoon Palace is Sajan Garh Palace. Its name is because of the purpose of establishment. It was the astronomical centre. It was capable of keeping the track of the movement of the clouds. This was done to focus on the clouds. Monsoon Palace on Udaipur Tour Itinerary is another place which was used as Summer Place by the Maharanas as it was built by white marble. It is on the peak of Aravalli Hills. The peak is Bandsara. Since it is at the peak, a picture-perfect panoramic view can be seen from here.
It is located in the mid of the city making it accessible from all parts of Udaipur. It was made by Maharana Jagat Singh I and thus was named after it as Jagdish Temple. The architecture is or Maru-Gurjara. This particular kind of architecture is rare. Thus it is must-watch location on Udaipur Tour Package.
Fateh Sagar Lake
Fateh Sagar is is the lake which is not natural. It is completely artificial. It was made by Maharana Jai Singh and thus must have been named after him but later reconstruction took place by Maharana Fateh Singh. Then it was named after him. There is an aquarium also. Its name is ‘Under the Sun’. Its inauguration was done in 2017. Imagine how does an under the lake aquarium looks or else visit it really on Udaipur Holiday Packages.
It is a city in the shape of a circle which functions as a suburb. There is a small pond in the middle of which there is a 21 ft high fountain. There are 3 tiers in it. The material of fountain is marble. There is a wheat-ear motif surmounting the marble. This motif is a symbol of prosperity.
Sahelion ki Bari
‘Sahelion’ means friends (girls) and ‘Bari’ is a garden. Traditionally, this was the place for queen’s/princess’ and her friends of around 48 girls. There are fountains, lotus pool, kiosks, marble elephants, etc making it perfect for women to feel better. Isn’t it fun to see such a beauty on Udaipur Trip Package.
Lake Pichola has already been a part of the discussion in Lake Palace and City Palace. It is also an artificial lake of fresh water. It is one of the lakes due to which Udaipur is called ‘City of Lakes’. There are islands, mansions, marble temples, ghats, palaces and chabutras. It is lucky to see so many place in just one time Udaipur Tour Itinerary of some memorable days.
Maharana Pratap is a great figure in the history of India. Moti Magri or Pearl Hill is his memorial. There is his bronze statue in the pose of sitting on his horse ‘Chetak’. The initiative to construct his statue was taken by Maharana Bhagwat Singh Mewar and was completed with a Public Trust.
Neemach Mata and Karni Mata Temple
Neemach Mata is a temple located near Fateh Sagar Lake. It is on a hill. It gives a holistic view of Udaipur. On Udaipur Tour Package, you can reach Karni Mata Temple using a rope-way. 3 places can be seen from here well: Pichola Lake, Jag Mandir and Doodh Talai.
Pratap Gaurav Kendra Rashtriya Tirtha
It is at Tiger hill. Its aim is to provide meaningful information about Maharana Pratap. It uses modern technology of information transfer to do so. It began by Veer Shromani Maharana Pratap Samiti. It is a pride to know about Maharana Pratap on Udaipur Holiday Packages as he has given many victorious incidences.
It is a garden. It is also in the centre of Udaipur. We can assume it is near Jagdish temple. There you will find many kinds of plants, ponds, zoological park, a library, temples, toy train, government offices, a religious place for Arya Samaj, etc. This offers enough variety at one place on Udaipur Trip Package.
Please do visit Pratap Park on Udaipur Tour Itinerary. However, it is new but it is famous for its open gymnasium. Its main attraction is human sized letters ‘I LOVE UDAIPUR’. It also give a clear view of Lake Pichola and City Palace.