Udaipur Travel Destinations
The Udaipur city is very famous for the royal palaces that were build in the rajput era. In 1959, Maharana Udai Singh II made Udaipur as the capital of Mewar. As the Mughal became weak, the Sisodia ranas were successful in recapturing a large part of Mewar but not Chittor. Udaipur was still the capital and in the year 1818, Udaipur became one of the princely state of British India. For all these reasons the city of Udaipur was known as the:
Royal House of Mewar.
Monuments / Historical Places / Sightseeing in Udaipur
There are many beautiful places in Udaipur which you should not miss out. The very first is the City Palace, which is the largest palace of Rajasthan. It is a huge architectural masterpiece consisting of a series of palaces that were built in different times of from around 1559, situated at the east bank of the Lake Pichola. Don’t miss the Mor-chowk which is known for the wonderful mosaics that decorate the walls. Other palaces which attract thousands of visitors are the Dilkhush Mahal, Sheesh Mahal, Krishna Vilas, and Moti Mahal.
The next wonderful place is the Lake Palace, which was built in 11743-1746. The palace is situated on the very famous Jag Niwas Island. Anciently a royal summer palace is currently a 5star hotel. The Jagdish Temple in the middle of Udiapur was built by Maharana Jai Singh in the 1651 AD. It is a splendid example of the Indo-Aryan architecture. The Saheliyon-ki-Bari is a garden that was made for the forty eight women who had accompanied a princess of Udaipur. It is on the embankments of Fatah Sagar Lake. Visitors come to see the marvel pavilions, lotus pools and even elephant shaped fountains. To get more familiar to the history and culture of Rajasthan you should visit the Bharatiya Lok Kala Mandal which is a very famous museum that includes folk dances as well as puppet shows.
Apart from the above mentioned places, other must-visit places are the Gulab Bagh and zoo, Doodh Talai, Moti Magri, Ahar Museum, Shilpgram, Neemach Mata Temple, Bagore-ki-Haveli and the list goes on.
If you are planning to visit the place, there are a number of modes how you can reach here. If you prefer the air route, the airport at Udaipur is connected cities like Delhi,Jodhpur, Jaipur, Mumbai and Aurangabad. And if you want to go through the railway network, it is connected to Chittor, Delhi, Jodhpur, Ahmedabad, Ajmer and Jaipur. In case you want to travel through your car, the roads of Udaipur are connected to the raods of the states Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh.